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Old 05-01-2010, 04:20 PM
 
Location: NW NJ & SE Oahu
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I suppose the rest of the faiths and individuals in your attached article get a free pass.
Kindly point out the "rest of the faiths" mentioned in the article.
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:02 PM
 
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Surely you jest. All of the Christian churches were responsible for the torture and killing of an estimated 100,000 innocent young women who were accused of witchcraft. This went on for thousands of years
Unlikely. Christianity is just 2000 years old and in its first three or four centuries it had no such power to do things.

There were Catholic nations that did witch burnings, it was particularly popular in Germanic nations, but I'm skeptical you have much understanding of actual history. Witch-hunts aren't even a purely Judaeo-Christian concept. You find them in Han Dynasty China, pre-Christian Africa, and elsewhere.
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