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tomhaste at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 05:17:01 PDT 2008
I really dont think its possible not to offend or confuse at least
some people in this area. Wikipedia defines christianity as a
religion and most other 'faiths' as religions. The real question
should be 'Religion' or 'Religious' imho.
On 14/04/2008, Justin Clift <justin at salasaga.org> wrote:
> Jakob Petsovits wrote:
> > On Monday, 14. April 2008, Justin Clift wrote:
> >> "Religion" is probably not the best choice, because many people of
> >> spiritual faith *strongly* object to the use of their faith being
> >> described as a "Religion".
> > [snip]
> >> Better description word suggestions?
> > "Faith" :P
> Yeah, that was the obvious next choice, but some people object to the
> use of the word "Faith" as applied to spiritual concepts.
> "Faith" as in "Confidence" -> i.e. faith in a person's ability
> "Faith" as in religious doctrine
> So, not a straight-down-the-line answer there either. :-/
> Regards and best wishes,
> Justin Clift
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