The supposition that the author was one and the same with the beloved disciple is often advanced as a means of insuring that the evangelist did witness Jesus’ ministry. Two other passages are advanced as evidence of the same – But both falter under close scrutiny. Neither of these passages, therefore, persuades many Johannine scholars that the author claims eyewitness status. There is a case to be made that John, the son of Zebedee, had already died long before the Gospel of John came to be written. It is worth noting for its own sake, even though the “beloved disciple” need not be identified with John, the son of Zebedee. In his ninth century Chronicle in the codex Coislinianus, George Hartolos says, “[John] was worth of martyrdom. Papias in the second book says that John the divine and James his brother were killed by Jews.
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Giving up stereotypes is good, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your Christian convictions too. Many years ago I was in a mosque, and I was listening to the testimony of three women who shared how they converted from Christianity to Islam. Something struck me as particularly interesting about all their testimonies. They followed a pattern.
I was taught Muslims are evil, dangerous, and to stay away from them. Then one day, I met a Muslim. He was friendly, kind, and respectful to me as a woman. I realized all my stereotypes were mistaken. Now I hold a more accurate view of what Muslims are like. Frankly, this Muslim was kind of cute. We started dating, ended up getting married, and I became a Muslim. They adopted Islam as true and Christianity as false simply because they changed their attitudes towards Muslims.
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Hesse Kassel Hesse Kassel is an Australian economist. He stopped chasing money and chased women and made children instead. He blogs right here Muslims account for over twenty percent of the population of the world and more than that fraction of prime-aged girls. For religious and cultural reasons these girls tend to be quite inaccessible to outsiders and often have their romantic and sexual choices restricted or simply made on their behalf.
A high proportion of Muslim girls, families, and communities take religious and cultural practices and rules seriously. These practices include an outright ban on romantic and sexual contact with non-Muslim men. That makes them a difficult, but not impossible challenge for an outsider.
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Now, since cost sets up a real economic dynamic, it is not hard to imagine human institutions responding to it through cultural evolution without there being an innate and genetic component. It would violate Ockham’s Razor to gratuitously posit innate propensities if learned ones would already account for human institutions. This can be tested:
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Hey Everyone, I realize that this is the “Singles” forum, but since we’re also blessed enough to have several married regulars stop in and tell us what married life is really like, it only seems fair to ask them what they wish singles wouldn’t assume about them as well. I certainly know I’m guilty of sometimes thinking married people have a perfect life. Many years ago, right after my divorce, I went to a different church to try to clear my head.
Religion[ edit ] While LGBT people are associated with irreligiousness, the Human Rights Campaign promotes the idea that an individual can be gay and religious. Harry Knox, a gay minister, has led this movement since Activists are working to bridge the gap between religion and homosexuality and to make denominations friendlier to the community. Many Protestants have opened their doors and the United Church of Christ has ordained gay ministers since Facing challenges that “serve as an in-world analogy for anti-LGBTQ bigotry”, these characters are defined by tragedy that denies them a chance at happiness.
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Written by Sarah Yardley I went on a blind date last week — my first ever. But I left my blind date with the following three reflections: I learned quite a bit about… myself Meeting someone for the first time is always a mutual discovery. We choose what to ask, how we share, which chapters of our lives hold the most intriguing conversation points.
As we walk the tightrope of first meetings, we decide what portions of our heart and mind to reveal.
I still can’t believe people are mentally retarded enough to believe this. You would know if you were just having a nice walk in broad daylight with a Muslim friend, and some Christian moron yells “terrorist! Firstly, each religion has both good AND bad in it. Had to capitalize the “and” just in case a physco anti-Muslim idiot was reading this so they could process the information into their uneducated brain.
Considering how Jesus was Arab, do you really think someone who preached love and peace would be a terrorist? Why does society accept a song with a woman calling a person a stupid hoe and think metal songs about staying strong and carrying on are evil and satanic? Most metal isn’t even screaming. Plus its the best music genre because of the raw emotion and talent No, not all metal is screaming, but it probably seems that way to your elders, because it’s “rebellious”.
In WHAT way is any music rebellious? I should know I’m white. What makes people think that all Asians are smart? Is there any proof that Asians are good at Math than others? It just depends on how the students understand and work hard, that’s it!
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The bloodthirsty or evil bat Since the dawn of humanity people have been scared of bats due to their appearance and the fact that they, due to being nocturnal animals , are mostly active at night. In many cultures bats were seen as bad omens and symbols of fear and death. Witches are often portrayed in the company of bats, demons have bat-like wings and vampires are traditionally shown to be able to transform themselves into bats.
The image of the blood sucking bat is mostly based on vampire stories.
In a Sprite ad for Latin-America , a guy reunites with his school friends, and each encounter finishes with “[insert friend’s childhood nickname], eeeeeeeh! The last one, nicknamed “Oso” “bear” in Spanish , turns out to have transitioned from male to female; we only see her from the back but she’s clearly using heels and a minidress.
What do her friends do? Unfortunately, this charity offends her, and she ends the friendship. Maho, one of the two main characters in the manga Double House , is a trans woman, as are a number of the secondary characters. The Trigun Maximum manga has Elendira the Crimsonnail, although she is presented as a transvestite. Vash is the only one who briefly recognizes her as female, and then only to insult her.
She glared and said ‘a woman like you’ out of Wolfwood when he called her a guy one time.