Bloody Mary!? Doesn’t she come from Catholicism?! You worship Bloody Mary don’t you?” questions a boy named Seth in Bible Study class.
He pointed the question towards another classmate named Brianna as she stated that she’s Catholic. 662 more words
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Defiance! The word is not a bad one when it comes to religion. Because it is on the heels of many, an act of defiance that religion has become healthier, stronger, more tolerant, and certainly more enjoyable.
Below are a selection of quotations from the Founding generation on religious liberty and toleration.
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“[N]oe person within the sayd colonye, at any tyme hereafter, shall bee any wise molested, punished, disquieted, or called in question, for any differences in opinione in matters of religion, and doe not actually disturb the civill peace of our sayd colony; but that all and everye person and persons may, from tyme to tyme, and at all tymes hereafter, freelye and fullye have and enjoye his and theire owne judgments and consciences, in matters of religious concernments[.]”
Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: Being a missionary in New Testament times was a dangerous occupation (2 Cor. 11:23-26). Yet in the past three centuries the missionary has been looked upon as a purveyor of health, education and Good news. 527 more words