What religion do you practice?

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What religion do you practice?

Poll ended at Thu Jun 10, 2004 7:48 pm

1]Hindi
0
No votes
2]Buddhism
1
4%
3]Taoism
0
No votes
4]Christianity
7
25%
5]Islam
3
11%
6]Other
4
14%
7]None
13
46%
 
Total votes : 28

Postby BIG-TARGET » Tue Jun 01, 2004 1:31 pm

I'm a presbyterian, which means I can be an SOB and still go to heaven.


And also a freemason.
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Postby rickshaw92 » Tue Jun 01, 2004 7:01 pm

I go with Infidelisim! Unless I am flying with Aeroflot or PIA :)
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Postby britneyfan97 » Tue Jun 01, 2004 8:33 pm

i am retired catholic... but my id tags say 'heathen'... the army got mad when i tried to claim i was a jedi knight
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Postby Texas Carnie Roadshow » Tue Jun 01, 2004 8:57 pm

DawnC71 wrote:some how I think beer was put here for those of us who simply cannot choose a god...and it was Good!


During Lent, the monks lived on a dark beer that was a lot like liquid bread.
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Postby DawnC71 » Tue Jun 01, 2004 9:29 pm

Dark Heavy Beer is the only beer to have...gotta have me a warm guiness!
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Postby patriot » Tue Jun 01, 2004 10:30 pm

Catholisism is different from Christianity. So personally I think it should have its own category.
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Postby Texas Carnie Roadshow » Tue Jun 01, 2004 11:11 pm

I thought Catholiscism was a denomination of Christianity. They both have the whole Jesus thing down, but Catholics tend to toss in a few other things.
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Postby Romeo247 » Tue Jun 01, 2004 11:23 pm

Im agnostic

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One who believes that it is impossible to know whether there is a God.
One who is skeptical about the existence of God but does not profess true
atheism.

One who is doubtful or noncommittal about something.
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Postby Aegis » Tue Jun 01, 2004 11:36 pm

patriot wrote:Catholisism is different from Christianity. So personally I think it should have its own category.


No, its not. Christianity is an umbrella encompassing numerous denominations, including Roman Catholicism, various Orthodox churches (Greek, Russian, Bulgarian, etc), various Protestant denominations (everything that coalesced after 1517, including Lutheranism, baptists, the various Anglican sects and the various Calvinist sects along with a bunch of others) and a number of other branches that don't fall into any of those categories.

Roman Catholicism and the Orthodox church split in 1054 (known as the "Great schism") when the Pope and the Patriarch of Constantinople mutually excommunicated each other.

The Protestant reformation began in 1517 under the former monk Martin Luther. After this point, Protestantism in its various forms has been the dominant religious force in most of Northern Europe and after colonization, in most of North America (of course, noteable exceptions DO exist).

Many Protestants, especially evangelicals, attempt to deny that Roman Catholics are indeed Christian (and instead ascribe to their own particular movement the lable "christian"), but that has more to do with latent anti-papism in prodominantly protestant societies than anything else (see: JFK). An historical analysis of this accusation easily proves it to be bunk.
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i'm agnostic

Postby kilroy » Wed Jun 02, 2004 1:24 am

but:
I kind of follow the flow of the Tao but I think I tend to follow the flow of the Duh......it's more fun and then I don't have to think about it too much...ya know what I'm sayin'?

isnt going with the flow what taoism's all about?

and kasca, i'm not so sure about number 5 on your list there. you'd be surprised about how crazy some people get about brands.

and 'christianity' is the belief in christ as the savior. therefore, catholicism is christianity.

what, no zorostrianism category? how about rastafarian or voodoo? any shintoists here?
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Postby svizzerams » Wed Jun 02, 2004 2:07 am

no zorostrianism category


Zarostrianism - founded in Azerbaijan/Iran - wasn't it because there was so much oil bubbling to the surface and bursting spontaneously into flame that the phenom was turned into a religion of fire worship.
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Postby svizzerams » Wed Jun 02, 2004 2:10 am

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Zoroastrianism

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Red, orange and golden yellow flames pierce through the seven layers of cosmic space.

Pure white robes drip vertical to envelop the sacred fire Atash.

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