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Zen Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-06-04 01:06 AM
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80. One of my imaginings ...
is related to the scripture in which Jesus said "I was naked, yet you did not cloth me. I was hungry, yet you did not feed me." Perhaps when a believer crosses over and sees Jesus, he will appear to each person as the image of their own intolerance and condescension.

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  -Help this atheist understand Az  Dec-04-04 10:17 PM   #0 
  - Jesus is "the Word made flesh" - none get to Heaven except by the Word  papau   Dec-04-04 10:21 PM   #1 
  - The Parable of the Samaritan  HawkerHurricane   Dec-04-04 10:22 PM   #2 
  - Well said! :-)  papau   Dec-04-04 10:28 PM   #4 
  - So is there a way to get the fundimentalists to see this? n/t  Az   Dec-04-04 10:31 PM   #6 
  - Well, for one thing...  regnaD kciN   Dec-04-04 10:43 PM   #14 
     - My bad  Az   Dec-04-04 10:49 PM   #18 
     - Why do youall correct spelling?  mexicoxpat   Dec-05-04 12:09 PM   #43 
        - The Paomnnehal Pweor of the Hmuan Mnid  Xipe Totec   Dec-05-04 01:59 PM   #48 
        - vrey cool!  mexicoxpat   Dec-05-04 02:12 PM   #51 
        - Wow!  sangh0   Dec-05-04 06:59 PM   #60 
        - don't drag Babylon into this  foo_bar   Dec-05-04 07:05 PM   #62 
        - Would you prefer that the OP be corrected by US, or  bunkerbuster1   Dec-06-04 07:12 AM   #89 
  - A very good answer--but not the only one, of course.  Calvinist Basset   Dec-04-04 11:03 PM   #21 
  - I have a question for you  sangh0   Dec-05-04 07:02 PM   #61 
  - There are other passages as well...  regnaD kciN   Dec-04-04 11:14 PM   #25 
  - The problem is not what's in the book, but rather what's...  HawkerHurricane   Dec-05-04 11:57 AM   #41 
  - holy crap what game is that with the hurri 2 (i think its the hurri 2)  robre   Dec-06-04 03:41 AM   #83 
     - Welcome to DU  donheld   Dec-06-04 03:44 AM   #84 
  - The problem is...  Sleepysage   Dec-04-04 10:28 PM   #3 
  - I'd go beyond "provincial"...  regnaD kciN   Dec-04-04 10:48 PM   #17 
  - I think the answer for most  mdhunter   Dec-04-04 10:30 PM   #5 
  - Jesus could have become intolerant many times  WakeMeUp   Dec-04-04 10:33 PM   #7 
  - interesting question, but  whalerider55   Dec-04-04 10:33 PM   #8 
  - But the hatred is disguised  Az   Dec-04-04 10:38 PM   #10 
     - the public conversations project...  whalerider55   Dec-04-04 10:46 PM   #16 
     - Sounds promising, but  Az   Dec-04-04 10:56 PM   #20 
        - Sometimes they really do look like that ostrich, don't they?  RevCheesehead   Dec-04-04 11:06 PM   #22 
        - I don't think it's going to happen  progressoid   Dec-05-04 12:00 AM   #28 
        - You may not be able to do it, but other Christians may  IndyPriest   Dec-05-04 12:26 AM   #31 
           - Tough sledding is RIGHT!  BeHereNow   Dec-05-04 12:41 AM   #32 
           - Oh, I forgot to say...  BeHereNow   Dec-05-04 12:48 AM   #34 
              - Catholic  IndyPriest   Dec-05-04 02:44 PM   #53 
                 - Thomas a Kempis and Henri Nouwen  BeHereNow   Dec-05-04 03:14 PM   #57 
                 - A toast to Rita!  IndyPriest   Dec-05-04 06:54 PM   #59 
                 - I am a Catholic and after this election  lizzieforkerry   Dec-05-04 09:28 PM   #71 
                    - Catholic and liberal?  IndyPriest   Dec-05-04 09:44 PM   #73 
                       - I don't know, most Fundies think Catholics are evil...  lizzieforkerry   Dec-05-04 09:59 PM   #74 
                          - Fundies are the real atheists  IndyPriest   Dec-05-04 10:09 PM   #75 
     - They "see" nothing. They are blind.  Zen Democrat   Dec-06-04 12:39 AM   #77 
  - god is omnipresent, we are all one  seabeyond   Dec-04-04 10:34 PM   #9 
  - Not too far apart  Az   Dec-04-04 10:40 PM   #12 
     - nobody knows, lol, this i know  seabeyond   Dec-05-04 12:04 PM   #42 
  - Read the Sermon on the Mount, it's in there  0rganism   Dec-04-04 10:39 PM   #11 
  - Jesus also said "In my Father's house there are many mansions", and  jdonaldball   Dec-04-04 10:41 PM   #13 
  - Our late rector once remarked...  Cuban_Liberal   Dec-04-04 10:45 PM   #15 
  - Here's a good question to ask right-wing racists  sangh0   Dec-05-04 08:59 PM   #67 
  - Good joke  zeemike   Dec-04-04 11:11 PM   #24 
  - My first response is to look at Romans, chapters 9-11.  RevCheesehead   Dec-04-04 10:51 PM   #19 
  - I like that logic Rev.  zeemike   Dec-04-04 11:18 PM   #26 
  - Here is my view  zeemike   Dec-04-04 11:07 PM   #23 
  - Fundies are not Christians.  BeHereNow   Dec-04-04 11:28 PM   #27 
  - a few thoughts  m berst   Dec-05-04 12:00 AM   #29 
  - Hmmm...question.  BeHereNow   Dec-05-04 12:13 AM   #30 
     - good question  m berst   Dec-05-04 12:44 AM   #33 
        - I think the Telly-Evangelicals are to blame too.  BeHereNow   Dec-05-04 12:57 AM   #35 
        - I agree bhn  m berst   Dec-05-04 01:43 AM   #37 
        - I think you understand very well  zeemike   Dec-05-04 09:00 AM   #38 
  - its because christianity is paradoxical  morgan2   Dec-05-04 01:36 AM   #36 
  - Not as paradoxical as you might think  zeemike   Dec-05-04 09:18 AM   #39 
  - dont you get it?  morgan2   Dec-05-04 01:11 PM   #46 
     - No I guess you didn't get it  zeemike   Dec-05-04 01:52 PM   #47 
  - I agree..  mexicoxpat   Dec-05-04 12:22 PM   #44 
     - Reactions and results  Az   Dec-05-04 12:30 PM   #45 
        - I believe there is an sawer  zeemike   Dec-05-04 02:10 PM   #50 
  - Another atheist view . .  msmcghee   Dec-05-04 09:44 AM   #40 
  - Excellent point.  IMModerate   Dec-05-04 03:00 PM   #54 
  - i think if more people realized this  datasuspect   Dec-05-04 03:04 PM   #55 
  - At least they don't blow you up because you're not a believer  X900BattleGrape   Dec-05-04 02:06 PM   #49 
  - Have you ever heard  zeemike   Dec-05-04 02:13 PM   #52 
  - Not that they don't want to.  IMModerate   Dec-05-04 03:05 PM   #56 
  - FYI  sangh0   Dec-05-04 09:02 PM   #69 
     - Should I disagree with the tombstone?  IMModerate   Dec-05-04 09:23 PM   #70 
        - Probably  sangh0   Dec-05-04 09:31 PM   #72 
  - History, learn it or repeat it  Az   Dec-06-04 12:16 AM   #76 
  - why study islam  datasuspect   Dec-06-04 12:51 AM   #78 
  - Yeah, unless you happen to be an unbeliever in a gay bar,  impeachdubya   Dec-06-04 04:09 AM   #86 
  - "Love your neighbor as yourself"  lastliberalintexas   Dec-05-04 03:23 PM   #58 
  - Interesting post  OnionPatch   Dec-05-04 08:09 PM   #63 
  - Hmm, I like that interpretation  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-05-04 08:21 PM   #64 
  - It's all in you understand the text  Liberal Christian   Dec-05-04 08:51 PM   #66 
     - Spot on!  IndyPriest   Dec-05-04 09:00 PM   #68 
  - To me, by example, the story of the Good Samaratin comes to mind  salin   Dec-05-04 08:28 PM   #65 
  - i really wouldn't worry about it  disconnected   Dec-06-04 12:57 AM   #79 
     - Welcome to DU  donheld   Dec-06-04 03:46 AM   #85 
  - One of my imaginings ...  Zen Democrat   Dec-06-04 01:06 AM   #80 
  - The Golden Rule as this agnostic sees it  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Dec-06-04 01:34 AM   #81 
  - This is So right on  IndyPriest   Dec-06-04 09:37 AM   #92 
  - That's easy  The Traveler   Dec-06-04 03:35 AM   #82 
  - Let this Atheist/Taoist/Discordian/Spiritual Free Agent Put it this way...  impeachdubya   Dec-06-04 04:27 AM   #87 
  - I believe its combination of things....  nascarblue   Dec-06-04 05:32 AM   #88 
  - Good, Lord. Trust me, honey, I can "abide" you and folks from other  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-06-04 07:15 AM   #90 
  - There will never be complete understanding  Malva Zebrina   Dec-06-04 07:41 AM   #91 
 

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