[LMB] OT: The End of Slavery
Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net
Wed Sep 1 18:42:27 BST 2021
> On Sep 1, 2021, at 5:23 AM, B Van Look <vanlook19 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 8:58 PM Robert Woodward
> <Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> On Aug 31, 2021, at 6:44 PM, Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2021, 7:51 PM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>>>> I don’t agree with him. But my question is why LDS is excluded (Mormons
>>>> claim to be Christian). Who gets to decide who’s a *real* Christian?
>>>> That definition has changed considerably throughout history. Wars were
>>>> fought to decide
>>> It's certainly not NOT Christian, it has all the standard ideas as well as
>>> their own theological expansion packs.
>> The expansion pack disqualifies them by definition. After all, the New Testament is an expansion pack.
> From the outside, any group that views Yeshuah ben Miriam as some
> flavor of deity is Christian--regardless of the rest of their
> expansion pack(s).
It was derived from Christianity just as Druzism was derived from Islam (and Christianity was from Judaism). It is the additional sacred writings that make the difference in each case.
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