Posted by pancho from pool0457.cvx25-bradley.dialup.earthlink.net (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, November 27, 2002 at 10:08PM :
The only people more priest ridden and religion besotted than us are the Irish...or the Ibish...here is an intelligent man...with hardly any useful thing to do but split hairs dancing on a pin.
Written by Paul Younan on 28 Nov 2002 03:30:22:
( I think, "Imagine"...starts this sentence)
...for one moment that a bunch of ethnic Assyrians start up a Mosque in Mosul, and in 100 years time there are tens of thousands of people who belong to a new branch of Islam that calls itself "The Assyrian Mosque of the East."
Did they turn the Assyrian name into a denominational name?
Would they need OUR approval before calling themselves "THE Assyrian Mosque?"
Does that mean that the rest of our religious organizations should suddenly become ALLERGIC to the Assyrian name, because they don't want to be confused with the "Assyrian Mosque of the East?"
Don't you see how unreasonable this line of thinking is?
Don't they have EVERY right to call it WHATEVER they WANT to call it? AREN'T THEY STILL ASSYRIANS?
DON'T YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO CALL YOUR CHURCH "ASSYRIAN" - EVEN THOUGH SEVERAL OTHERS CHURCHES DO, TOO?
Who's standing in your way?
It's certainly NOT the Church of the
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