posted on Feb, 17 2003 @ 09:00 PM
Yeah well, I don't see the point of James's argument.
Christianity devided into several sects MAINLY based on the form of "governence" and less to do with beliefs. More on the precept of HOW to prayer,
than on the precept of WHAT to pray about.
On the other hand, Islam devided such as well, and they kill themselves much more over it today then the christians do now...
Buddhists also seperated, there's Mahadarma or whatever, and some other darhma and zen buddhism and such...
Jews have orthodox jews and such, but they for the most part are one no?
So all I'm saying, is this "seperation" of denominations is only natural, any religion will devide, coalesce and redevided, it is impossible to
Though if the Jews did do it (I'm not sure if they did or didn't, I guess if you think the Jews broke up into jews and christians, then they also
failed) but anyways, maybe THEY are the true religion?
In a more sensible notion though, any religion you will form, will break into different religions, not changing so much their beliefs, as the way they