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Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
originally posted by: chr0naut
Remember that "Love and do what thou will is the whole of the law" is a quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo, not of Aleister Crowley.
Religion Used for Evil Ends
The apostle Paul warned the early Christians that some would use Christianity for evil ends. He said: “Oppressive wolves will enter in among you and will not treat the flock with tenderness, and from among you yourselves men will rise and speak twisted things to draw away the disciples after themselves.” (Acts 20:29, 30) One who spoke “twisted things” was the Roman Catholic theologian Augustine. Jesus had taught his followers to convince others by reasoning from the Scriptures. However, Augustine twisted the meaning of Jesus’ words recorded at Luke 14:23, “Compel them to come in,” to mean that it was all right to use force in the work of converting people. (Matthew 28:19, 20; Acts 28:23, 24) Augustine used religion to control people.
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Roms 5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
originally posted by: SpeakerofTruth
a reply to: Sheye
Did God it was something approved of? Nope. But, yeah, that's the way of humanity... Has been for a very long time.
Let the flame throwing begin.
originally posted by: lightofgratitude
"There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus." - Galatians 3:28
"Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all. " - Colossian 3:11