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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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Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... I would be more impressed if God had done that for the native Africans or native Americans before any missionaries, crusaders, or emigrating Protestants had entered the picture.

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... teach the original sin? Original sin and the fall of man was part of catholic teaching I thought. Yes, this is one of the biggest reasons many Protestants take issues with Catholicism because this doctrine is often used as a justification for the practice of infant baptism. Apparently you don't ...

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by alextemplet
Wed May 27, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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HIstory ...

... When He found it necessary, He drove those enemies of the human race out of the Temple of God. [Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf, pp.174] Catholics and Protestants are fighting with one another... while the enemy of Aryan humanity and all Christendom is laughing up his sleeve. [Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf, ...

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by E8-not42
Sat Nov 17, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
Replies: 274
Views: 258495

Re: God vs Evolution

... on to Jesus in order to intercede. Do you follow the ritual laid down by the Vatican or is it okay to take the more relaxed petition of the Protestants? How do you know for sure when you’ve got a dial tone? The good news is that the Protestants got so relaxed no one bothers much anymore. ...

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by JDavidE
Sat May 12, 2007 2:24 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
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Views: 258495

Origin of Medicine Symbol

... I believe King James' biggest reason for creating the KJV was that the English Catholics already had a vernacular Bible and he didn't want the Protestants to feel left out! Everything being Greek? I doubt it, although the Greeks certainly played a significant part. As for the anti-Biblical ...

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by alextemplet
Fri Apr 07, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Origin of Medicine Symbol
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