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Is miscegeny a sin?

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Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:44 pm

In keeping with their founding charter: Baptist church in Mississippi refuses to marry black couple
Last edited by Henry Vilas on Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:04 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Miscegenation lives on

Postby bdog » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:48 pm

mis·ceg·e·na·tion   [mi-sej-uh-ney-shuhn, mis-i-juh-] Show IPA
noun
1.
marriage or cohabitation between a man and woman of different races, especially, in the U.S., between a black and a white person.
2.
interbreeding between members of different races.
3.
the mixing or a mixture of races by interbreeding.
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Re: Miscegenation lives on

Postby Meade » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:01 pm

re bog's posted definition, Henry, how is that a case of miscegenation living on? Looks to me like it's a case of several church members pressuring their pastor to make a bad decision.
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:06 pm

I corrected the title. Can we now discuss hate based theology?
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Meade » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:12 pm

I see. You were trolling, weren't you? Race trolling. Religion trolling. You just couldn't wait to try and reel someone in.

The story you link to still has nothing to do with miscegeny. Or is it your point that the two individuals getting married are of different races?
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby bdog » Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:17 am

I think Henry is confused.

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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby peripat » Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:26 am

But it makes perfect sense metaphorically- the marriage of two individuals into a church
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Huckleby » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:01 am

I think misandry is a mortal sin. (I just learned that word, am looking for chance to use it.)
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby peripat » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:04 am

What about misanthropy?
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Comrade » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:42 am

Miscegeny a sin? No it is not a sin in my eyes, at least by the definition provided here.

Misandry a sin? Yes. It would be a sin to hate anyone, would it not?

Of course, the proper people to be posing that question to, would be members of that particular baptist church. I don't know much about Baptists, but don't think they have any kind of strong centralized authority that determines acceptable doctrine. Pretty much anybody can call themselves a baptist and operate a church. For that reason you get quite a bit of disparity amongst congregations.

Nut jobs there? Of course, they are everywhere.
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby doppel » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:45 am

Henry Vilas wrote:I corrected the title.Can we now discuss hate based theology?


Henry, now that you have corrected the title how about correcting your comment\introductory clause. How did you determine that "their founding charter" even exists or has any mention of blacks getting married? The link you cut and pasted makes no mention of a founding charter. Neither do either of the links within the pasted story mention a founding charter.

Henry Vilas wrote:Can we now discuss hate based theology?


Sure, why not. We can discuss almost anything on this forum. Since you seem to have invented a new theology, why don't you explain what it is and what your opinions about it are?
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:50 am

Do you think that a Baptist Church which refuses to wed two black people would sanctify a marriage between a black and a white?

Southern Baptism was founded on a belief in white supremacy and to give religious justification to chattel slavery.
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:00 am

doppel, Henry might have skipped a step in the conversation by jumping to miscegenation, but talking about hate-based theology is not a Vilas construct.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creativity_(religion)

Also, the Southern Baptist Convention has directly addressed the role racism played in its foundation, circa 1995.

http://www.sbc.net/resolutions/amResolution.asp?ID=899
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Meade » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:45 am

TheBookPolice wrote:Also, the Southern Baptist Convention has directly addressed the role racism played in its foundation, circa 1995.

http://www.sbc.net/resolutions/amResolution.asp?ID=899

Clearly then, the Southern Baptist Church apologized to and asked forgiveness from African Americans for the church's history of racism.

What I want to know is when will Henry Vilas apologize and ask forgiveness for his continuing pattern of trying to stir up racial and religious hatred?
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Re: Is miscegeny a sin?

Postby Meade » Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:55 am

Henry Vilas wrote:Do you think that a Baptist Church which refuses to wed two black people would sanctify a marriage between a black and a white?

Notice what Henry is trying to do there?
It wasn't "a Baptist Church" which refused to wed two black people; it was several individuals in one particular church who pressured their minister into making a bad decision. But that narrative wouldn't fit Henry's race/religion-baiting agenda which is to create a smokescreen around Henry's shame of his own bigotry by crying, "Mississippi Burning!!!"
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