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This is just a generic profile. If you're really interested in my thoughts, try my website: http://www.allen-poole.com. There you will find my blog and my thoughts on business as a web developer. Constructive criticism is more than welcome.

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Feb
13
comment Does the Bible condemn white lies?
@DavidStratton That's why the first sentence says that the answer is "sort of". It says a class of action which is wrong, and then it gives several counter-examples which clarify that it is not absolutely, "no lying."
Feb
13
comment Does the Bible condemn white lies?
Aquinas gives some defense of lying, as does Chrysostom, especially where a lie would be more charitable than the truth.
Feb
13
comment Does the Bible condemn white lies?
@DavidStratton That is a hard sell. The passage about the midwives is particularly difficult for the, "you must never lie" crowd. Where else in the Bible can you find someone who is so completely rewarded for doing something which was so clearly against divine law?
Feb
13
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Feb
13
answered Does the Bible condemn white lies?
Feb
13
comment Is there any biblical basis for believing in the Book of Mormon?
@Matt Another extraordinarily good point.
Feb
12
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Feb
12
answered Is it possible to be a good Christian and be psychic at the same time?
Feb
12
comment Is there any biblical basis for believing in the Book of Mormon?
@DavidMorton Deut. has a similar quote, and the book of Rev. hadn't been added yet... are you saying we should throw out the NT?
Feb
12
answered Is there any biblical basis for believing in the Book of Mormon?
Feb
11
comment Eucharist as a definition of the Church in any early universal councils before the 1054 split?
No. It is from at least three sources (one on the life of Augustine, one on early heresies, and an article by an Orthodox clergyman condemning Augustine and western theology on that point). I don't have the link to the Orthodox article, and I have too many theology books to be able to find those two quotes easily. If I were to guess, I would wager that it is in a forward to Confessions, but it might even have been a lecture I listened too at one point.
Feb
10
answered Eucharist as a definition of the Church in any early universal councils before the 1054 split?
Feb
10
comment Why no specific names of false apostles and false brothers in Acts and epistles?
@brilliant I've modified the answer to restored the paragraph.
Feb
10
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Feb
10
comment Why no specific names of false apostles and false brothers in Acts and epistles?
@brilliant Yea... that was a part of another paragraph which I had deleted. I must have missed that sentence.
Feb
10
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Feb
10
comment How can I understand the evolution of the Egyptians as a race in the Old Testament?
You may want to change the actual title of the question.
Feb
9
answered How can I understand the evolution of the Egyptians as a race in the Old Testament?
Feb
9
comment Giving to the church or giving to the poor?
As a note, however: Bishop's annual appeal and Operation Rice Bowl have historically sent a greater portion of the funds directly to Catholic Charities (at least that was my experience working for Paterson Diocese)
Feb
8
answered What did Pilate mean by asking “What is truth?”