Jimmy Carter - Losing My Religion

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    Women's Rights - Change.org: In the Name of Equality: Jimmy Carter Leaves Southern Baptist Convention
     
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    Those are pretty basic Baptist tenets. I find it amazing that he's stuck with the church for that long.

    No doubt he'll become Methodist now. Or Episcopalian. They allow female pastors and openly gay clergy.
     
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    Hell, he may even join the Al Gore Church of Global Warming and Pretending Immortality is Possible.
     
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    Doesnt sound like he lost anything. Doesnt sound like he ever believed in it really.
     
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    These are basic stories when it comes to any of the Judeo-Christian religions. Hebrew lore goes further with the mythos of the origin of Lilith, the screech owl. Women are also supposed to cover their heads in prayer so as to not tempt the angels with their beauty and men are supposed to remain without a cap so as to glorify God's creation.

    If Carter didn't realize this years ago he is a little slow on the uptake. If he is making a stand to help further demonize the religious conservatives he is a jerk. Either way he loses a little respect from me. The man has done great things to help people, probably more with his own two hands than any recent president, but this wasn't a decision that really needed to be made public. Religious choice and belief is personal and should stay that way.
     
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    He's an idiot and his actions are far from deserving any attention from the press. Hard to resist a good Christian bashing headline tho. "lusted in my heart" what a buffoon :lol:
     
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    Seems to me he's acting on his conscience and speaking from his heart. :rolleyes:


    Jimmy Carter and Co. Confront 'Religious Prejudice' Against Women | Christianpost.com



    As a woman and a Christian, I applaud him. :clap2:
     
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    through off those shackles, Val !!
     
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