Comments for internetmonk.com http://www.internetmonk.com ...dispatches from the post-evangelical wilderness Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:04 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Old Prophet http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934345 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:00:04 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934345 It’s why I love the Green Goblin. Spiderman, Spiderman, friendly neighborhood Spiderman, yadda, yadda, yadda, etc.

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Brianthedad http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934344 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:51:13 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934344 Oh, I’m not saying churches get out of the business, but for the state and church to split on this. The state has a legitimate interest in marriage, based on current laws. Let them marry who they choose, call it civil union, whatever. Churches have a legitimate interest in marriage. Let them do religious services, and marry or not marry who they choose. Call it covenant or religious marriage, whatever. Civil marriage. Religious marriage. I was told that our pastor could not marry any couple who does not have a valid license from the state. He could be fined. Why not? Sounds to me he is an agent of the state and not free to practice his religion. For a civil marriage, Once a state issues a license, the people could be considered married, and they could throw whatever shindig they wanted, and have whatever movie figure stand in front of them and say whatever they wanted to commemorate said wedding. It just irks me to have “chapels” churning out weddings under the guise of religion with no thought. how’s that different than a justice of the peace? I’m sure there’s more solemnity there.

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Christiane http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934341 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:36:06 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934341 my Pop, who was a bit of a naturalist, taught us not to kill spiders . . . he said that are good for gardens and eat the bugs that hurt the crops (we were raised on organic produce) . . . I remember one time my mother was freaking out over a Daddy-long-legs in the house, and Pop picked up gently in his hand and carried it outside to ‘safety’ and let it go in the garden . . .

Pop understood a long time before it was ‘fashionable’ that all of nature is interconnected and balanced, unless of course we disturb that balance . . . very special person, my Pop

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by oscar http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934340 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:33:34 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934340 One difference between Christian scripture and Quoran is that whereas Christian scripture is centered on Jesus Christ, the Quoran only mentions Mohammed three times. In fact it mentions Jesus and Mary MUCH more often.

Spencer’s work is more authoritative than many and it DOES posit some interesting items that bear consideration. Mind you, it does not come right out and deny the existence of Mo, but it does give the impression that it COULD be possible. Just as is Ehrman’s work.

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Christiane http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934339 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:31:07 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934339 great news for JEFF DUNN . . . that must have been a huge relief, even if the lung is still infected

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Robert F http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934337 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:14:41 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934337 “Boris the spider.
Boris the spider.
Creepy, crawly, creepy, crawly, etc.,…”

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by OldProphet http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934335 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:03:42 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934335 Sorry, the only good spider is a dead spider! I know, go ahead, call me what you want. But you think differently if YOU were bitten by a black widow spider. Twice. It’s not a fun thing. Believe me!

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Robert F http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934328 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:36:07 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934328 Agreed. Our sense of hokiness about some of those old movies is more a result of our historical parochialism than anything else.

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Asinus Spinas Masticans http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934327 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:33:49 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934327 The Hallowe’en costume that brought me the most joy was when I painted a cardboard box to look like a gas stove, put it over my upper torso, put on a skirt, nylons, ankle socks and patent leather pumps. Then I baked some cookies and went as Sylvia Plath.

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Comment on Saturday Ramblings – Oct 25, 2014, Scary edition by Rick Ro. http://www.internetmonk.com/archive/52002/comment-page-1#comment-934325 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:30:00 +0000 http://www.internetmonk.com/?p=52002#comment-934325 I personally very much like and appreciate your rambling style. It feels honest and heartfelt.

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