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    Happy 500th anniversary, Reformation!

    Thanks, Martin Luther!

    You did good.


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    He threw a baby or two out with the bathwater.
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    Quote Originally Posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    He threw a baby or two out with the bathwater.
    It was pretty polluted bathwater. You could almost say that he was, in today's language, draining the swamp.

    I'm always still in trouble again

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    It was pretty polluted bathwater. You could almost say that he was, in today's language, draining the swamp.
    Agreed.
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    everyone was calling for Reform, Luther got too political
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    Quote Originally Posted by Catholicity View Post
    everyone was calling for Reform, Luther got too political
    In an era when Church and State were often inseparable that was almost impossible to avoid.

    I'm always still in trouble again

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    A friend of mine who is a Baptist minister has suggested that it seems inappropriate to celebrate, but rather that it should be a time for solemn reflection. I tend to agree.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingsGambit View Post
    A friend of mine who is a Baptist minister has suggested that it seems inappropriate to celebrate, but rather that it should be a time for solemn reflection. I tend to agree.

    Yes. A time for solemn reflection on how grateful we should be to God for bringing us out of so much error into truth.

    And I am not getting into that with anybody here.


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    Our local Lutheran congregation is having quite an internal squabble as the leadership has decided to celebrate this event with a 5 oz commemorative beer at the conclusion of their Church service. Good thing they are no longer using our building!

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