Skip to comments.Statistics new show MORE Christian couples get divorced than atheists and other religions
Posted on 08/01/2010 12:24:10 PM PDT by geraldmcg
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The use of four letter, gutteral Anglo-Saxon words has long been the mark of a very stunted vocabulary, stormer. I wouldn’t be smug about it, if I were you.
What does “live in sin” mean?
Well let me tell you something, Mr. RegulatorCountry, I’m really not interested in your opinion of my vocabulary or of my style of communication. I consider you nothing more than limaceous galactophage.
Perhaps, but I've got a very large vocabulary.
2008 study by Barna: Evangelical Christians have lower divorce rates. He allows people to define themselves as “born-again,” It is always the so-called “born-agains” that mimic the society as a whole. He has his own methodology that leads to provocative headlines. Perhaps the question is better, “Which Christians are serious about their faith?”
Divorce Among Adults Who Have Been Married
(Base: 3792 adults)
Population Segment Have Been Divorced No. of Interviews
All adults 33% 3792
Evangelical Christians 26% 339
Non-evangelical born again Christians 33% 1373
Notional Christians 33% 1488
Associated with non Christian faith 38% 197
Atheist or agnostic 30% 269
All born again Christians 32% 1712
All non born again Christians 33% 2080
Protestant 34% 1997
Catholic 28% 875
Upscale 22% 450
Downscale 39% 367
White 32% 2641
African-American 36% 464
Hispanic 31% 458
Asian 20% 128
Conservative 28% 1343
Moderate 33% 1720
Liberal 37% 474
(Source: The Barna Group, Ventura, CA)
It's a euphemism for "shack up." I guess "shack up" is a euphemism too, but perhaps you are familiar with it.
You're vacillating between banality and puffery, here, not as if the two are mutually exclusive, as you so aptly demonstrate.
Given the choice of reading juvenile excessive use of four-letter words and juvenile excessive use of nickel words, I suppose I'll take the nickel words, though, so carry on.
I think I know what you mean, but I am curious where it is found in the Christian Bible. Where and how is it defined in your scriptures?
I bet google would turn up something for you, on that line of inquiry. My remark was based on many Christian churches teaching, right or wrong, that sex without lifelong commitment is wrong.
I can't find anywhere in Scripture where a marriage is defined by a ceremony, only by a heart commitment on the part of the two.
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