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Response to shagsak (Original post)

Thu May 10, 2012, 12:03 AM

10. "marriage" and "marriage" aren't synonymous!

How many people think that when Christians, Jews, Mormons, Muslims, Bahia's, Buddhists, and atheists use the word "marriage" they all mean the same thing?
It really puzzles me why so many Americans have so much trouble understanding the simple fact that the word "marriage" has MORE THAN ONE MEANING.
When Christian conservatives whine about us liberals "changing the definition of marriage", rather than be defensive about it THIS LIBERAL CHRISTIAN CLERGYMAN says "Damn straight we are! But what we are changing is the definition of CIVIL MARRIAGE, not YOUR religious MARRIAGE."
By the way, what have conservative Christians done to the "Christian" definition of marriage which Jesus taught so clearly, which DID NOT allow for DIVORCE? What kind of joke is their embrace of Republican politicians who are thrice married, like Newt Gingrich? If he was REALLY SORRY for his sins (of divorce) wouldn't he have to prove the sincerity of his repentance by going back to his one TRUE wife according to the teaching of Christ, the first one, and stop living in sin with this trophy adulteress? Or have conservative Christians also redefined the theological concepts of repentance, forgiveness and reparation, etc., See myhttp://LiberalsLikeChrist.Org/JesusonDivorce.html
Rev. R D

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