Doug Bennett's Blog – 8th mo. 2013 Archive (2)

Characteristics of Quakers

Quakers are charming and lovable. They are hardy and thrive even in the coldest climates. In personality, they are generally intelligent, comical and engaging.

 They are also fearless.

 Most are very vocal, a few even can be said to be noisy. 

 All this I learned at the Quaker Information Center, “a MUST place for Quaker information."

 But why are they called Quakers? This I could not learn. …

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Added by Doug Bennett on 8th mo. 3, 2013 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

The Fraud of "Biblical Marriage"

August 1, 2013

Quick, name a happily married couple in the New Testament. Let’s make it easier: how about just naming any married couple in the New Testament?

While you are compiling your list, let me say a few words about why this question matters. 

In these weeks after the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was declared unconstitutional (or at least the major parts of it), we are hearing frequent appeals to uphold ‘Biblical marriage’ from those who believe that marriage is…

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Added by Doug Bennett on 8th mo. 1, 2013 at 11:12am — 23 Comments

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