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protestant

One who protests; originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the emperor Charles V. And the diet of spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the roman Catholic or the greek Church.

Origin: F. Protestant, fr. L. Protestans, -antis, p. Pr. Of protestare. See Protest.

1. Making a protest; protesting.

2. Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers.

Origin: Cf. F. Protestant.


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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... point out and be done with it. In this I find myself in complete agreement with you. ;) That was first of all a long time ago, the catholic and protestant churches all preached fixity of species back in the 1800s. The Catholic Church has actually always left the door open to evolutionary theory ...

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by alextemplet
Tue May 26, 2009 1:02 am
 
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Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... in some cases, whole orders or classes. One by one, these are being shown as well. That was first of all a long time ago, the catholic and protestant churches all preached fixity of species back in the 1800s. If we are going to be true scientist or science students we have to acknowledge ...

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by AFJ
Tue May 26, 2009 12:45 am
 
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by David George
Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:36 am
 
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Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:11 pm
 
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Bible vs Darwin

... conformism. The Anglican Church had long opposed anything Catholic as "antichrist," a bitter rivalry dating back to the wars between Protestant England and Catholic Spain. But enough history lessons for now. In principle, there is no reason why evolutionary theory and traditional ...

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Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:10 pm
 
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