Re: Christianity Redux?

From: Kate Distin (
Date: Tue 26 Apr 2005 - 20:06:33 GMT

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    Bill Spight wrote:
    > Dear Kate,
    > > The only snag with these jokes is that, amusing as they are, they
    > > kind of miss the point wrt Christianity, which holds that "we are
    > > free to serve God not in the old obedience to the letter of the Law,
    > > but in a new way, in the Spirit." (Romans 7 for this particular
    > > quotation, but that's one of the key messages of the whole of the New
    > > Testament.)
    > I think that what they are lampooning misses that point. <sigh> Welcome
    > to the Bible Belt.
    > Bill

    A fair point that hadn't occurred to me. On the whole, UK Christians live in splendid memetic isolation from the Bible Belt memes!


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