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In which year did Chesterton write the 'I am' (what's wrong with the world) letter?

In which year G. K. Chesterton wrote the letter with the message? Dear Sirs: I am. Sincerely Yours, G. K. Chesterton This letter was an answer to the question: "What is wrong with ...
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Are modern Amish much more dissimilar from society than the original generations of Amish?

I read that the Amish trace their roots back to the late 1600's. It seems to me that their culture is vastly different than the mainstream, in part because of mostly (but not entirely) rejecting ...
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Saints: Are they always comfortable in society? (Catholic Church perspective)

I know saints are exceptional, but I wonder how they could bear some people who are everything they are not. Could someone be a saint while being asocial, or a bit misanthropic? I know some saints ...
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Does the Bible ever mention class systems? [closed]

Does the Bible ever talk about class systems? If so what does it say about them? Does it give a recommended class hierarchy at any point? Would a classless society be allowed? See also this question ...
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Why are Catholics singled out from “Christians”?

I've noticed that some people would single out "Catholics" from "Christians". Belief.net is one website that separates "Catholicism" from "Christianity", and the website does not claim to be ...
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Is Christianity just a belief system, or is it also a system for organizing and governing society? [closed]

Works like "Mere Christianity" try and address common Christian beliefs and help recognize the diversity of belief systems within Christian sects. The question is whether this is what all of ...
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What does it mean for a society to be moral? [closed]

Inspired by Is a moral society more open to the gospel than an immoral one? There have been many debates going around regarding what constitutes moral or immoral actions; moral or immoral society; ...
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Is a moral society more open to the gospel than an immoral one? [closed]

One of the answers to Why do many Christians object to same-sex civil marriage? got me thinking. If we work to make the common morals of our society more in line with Biblical morality does that make ...