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Tonight’s Knights of Contention: Are Lutherans Christian? What about Catholics, Baptists, and Cats?

Tonight, Nov. 9 2010, I’ll be hosting our third “Knights of Contention” real time streaming audio/visual debate.  Direct link to the ‘debate hall.’

There is no requirement that you actually speak.  You will want speakers to hear any conversation.   You will want a microphone if you want to dialog via voice.  A webcam is ok, too, but not required.

Tonight’s topic:  Just what is a Christian?  Are Lutherans Christian?  Are Catholics Christian?  What about Baptists, atheists, Mormons, or cats?

This will be the initial topic but its pretty fluid and informal and who knows where we’ll end up.

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Texas ‘Polygamists’ have rights too?

I am gently informed by Mormons that the Mormon-like polygamist community in Texas are not Mormons.  Read their arguments and my initial post on this subject here.

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So, a Texas court has ruled that the State acted inappropriately as it extricated more than 400 children from the Texas polygamist compound.  Here are two articles that discuss the matter:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080522/ap_on_re_us/polygamist_retreat

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=080522213014.gw8y4mb6&show_article=1

That article contains this comment which is consistent with my earlier post, which takes issue with the hypocrisy involved:

“The Department conceded at the hearing that teenage pregnancy, by itself, is not a reason to remove children from continue reading...