[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 123[4]5678910 ]

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Date Posted: 25/11/07 10:53:16am
Author: nelly
Subject: Re: when have you ever heard an ordinary person use the word apostasy?
In reply to: Peter Eveleigh 's message, "Re: when have you ever heard an ordinary person use the word apostasy?" on 24/11/07 6:00:32pm

I think the bloke is probably a bit "anal" and this is reflected in his use of language ! He/she is obviously v. submerged in Wikipedia. Maybe they are a cult !!!
I agree with you apostate is a strong word (and one hardly used outside of the jesus army) but i don't think there was any harm intended.

> >href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Jesus_Army#Non-

>Rumiton has since explained that he was using apostate
>in a sense understood by Wikipedia. However, I would
>think that it refers there to people who have departed
>from the belief system and not from a particular
>church. I have tried to emphasis this point and he has
>conceded it to some extent.
>I don't know if he will appreciate the irony of this
>apparently coincidental mistake.
>The simple fact is that while claiming to be orthodox,
>we all know that the JA actually does believe that
>when you leave them you are leaving God.....regardless
>of any individual's claims to continue in the faith.

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]


Login ] Create Account Not required to post.
Post a public reply to this message | Go post a new public message
* HTML allowed in marked fields.
Message subject (required):

Name (required):

  Expression (Optional mood/title along with your name) Examples: (happy, sad, The Joyful, etc.) help)

  E-mail address (optional):

* Type your message here:

Choose Message Icon: [ View Emoticons ]

Notice: Copies of your message may remain on this and other systems on internet. Please be respectful.

Forum timezone: GMT+0
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.