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07-09-2017, 12:23 PM
RE: Cherry Picking
(07-09-2017 12:00 PM)Rachel Wrote:  
(07-09-2017 08:29 AM)Thoreauvian Wrote:  Interestingly, for hundreds of years before the Magna Carta, Christians were quite content with upholding that the divine rights of kings were in accordance with scriptures.

Their historically documented shifting positions paint them as opportunists, not as people who possessed the absolute truth from the get-go.


It’s interesting to me that Christians in the 19th century used the Bible to support slavery and to support the abolition of slavery. How could they both be right?

Miracles. Duh.Smile
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07-09-2017, 02:01 PM
RE: Cherry Picking
(07-09-2017 12:00 PM)Rachel Wrote:  It’s interesting to me that Christians in the 19th century used the Bible to support slavery and to support the abolition of slavery. How could they both be right?

I guess it all depends on how you cherry pick and interpret scripture -- which speaks poorly for how clearly God supposedly communicated to humanity.
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