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David Cameron says the UK is a Christian country
BBC ^ | December 16, 2011

Posted on 12/16/2011 4:34:20 PM PST by decimon

[b]David Cameron has said the UK is a Christian country "and we should not be afraid to say so".[/b]

In a speech in Oxford on the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, the prime minister called for a revival of traditional Christian values to counter Britain's "moral collapse".

He said "live and let live" had too often become "do what you please".

The PM said it was wrong to suggest that standing up for Christianity was "somehow doing down other faiths".

Describing himself as a "committed" but only "vaguely practising" Christian, the PM admitted he was "full of doubts" about big theological issues.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: christiannation; funny; haha; humor; lol; ukchristiannation

1 posted on 12/16/2011 4:34:23 PM PST by decimon
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To: decimon
"full of doubts"

He has rejected God as shown by his promotion of anything homosexual. 1 Thess 4:1-8

2 posted on 12/16/2011 4:37:08 PM PST by aimhigh
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To: decimon

Of course the UK is a Christian country. It’s just been infiltrated by muzzies just like we have.


3 posted on 12/16/2011 4:37:37 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: decimon

He’s almost right: “was.”


4 posted on 12/16/2011 4:38:11 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: decimon
The UK, IMHO, is a secular nation on its way to being part of the Islamic umma.

Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

5 posted on 12/16/2011 4:40:36 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: decimon
Jerusalem
6 posted on 12/16/2011 4:46:17 PM PST by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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To: decimon

Britians can be free from lefty EU humanist social dictates now.

They might be able to be themselves again; rediscover their own self interests, ethical standards, responsibilities and freedoms.

It would sure help us in the US if they did toss out the Soviet trash the EU put upon them.


7 posted on 12/16/2011 4:47:59 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: decimon

Well this will give the Muzzie’s a reason to go berserk and trash and burn everything.


8 posted on 12/16/2011 4:47:59 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: ConorMacNessa

From what I have seen over the years is that the British are a heathen society religiously speaking. Very few people that I know even believe in God anymore, and I have been openly mocked for believing in a creator. People here seem to believe in Darwin, and that God is just an imaginary friend for some people.


9 posted on 12/16/2011 4:58:07 PM PST by yank in the UK (decapitation before capitulation)
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To: yank in the UK
Point taken, Yank. You're certainly in a better position to know than I am. Either way, they're going to be fodder for the jihadists.

Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!
10 posted on 12/16/2011 5:10:25 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: decimon

Too little too late. With around 5% going to church? In your dreams. Sharia within 15 years will be the religion.


11 posted on 12/16/2011 5:15:56 PM PST by mmanager (Reagan Revolution + Republican Revolution = Bury Obama in 2012 - Go Newt!)
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To: decimon

lol.

Too late now...


12 posted on 12/16/2011 5:24:00 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: mmanager

80% of the country is Christian.


13 posted on 12/16/2011 5:30:06 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: decimon

England for all practical purposes has deported GOD..
That is the christian GOD.... except for a nominal tip of the hat.. at him..

Others Gods are quite welcome..


14 posted on 12/16/2011 5:31:35 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Sacajaweau
Of course the UK is a Christian country. It’s just been infiltrated infested by muzzies just like we have.
15 posted on 12/16/2011 5:42:44 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: decimon

I read than barely 2% of the British go to church regularly. You cannot be born a Christian as you can be born Jewish. Being a Christian requires an active faith, not a passive one.


16 posted on 12/16/2011 6:02:42 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Blood of Tyrants: “Being a Christian requires an active faith, not a passive one.”

Yes. I think David Cameron senses the truth, but he wants what Christianity offers without active faith. Nevertheless, it’s a first step. At least he realizes something is going wrong without understanding the spiritual war that is being fought around him.

It’s true that most people in the UK used to live by Christian ethics even if they weren’t particularly devoted followers themselves. In other words, Christian ethics were part of their culture, and they benefited even if some of them didn’t understand the source of their success or rejected it.

Unfortunately, I think Western civilization is reaching the end of the line. We’ve reached a critical mass of unbelievers and our social institutions no longer incorporate or pass down the requisite ethics. I hate to say it, but big government is the natural result of a citizenry that is unable to govern itself.


17 posted on 12/16/2011 6:24:37 PM PST by CitizenUSA (What's special about bad? Bad is easy. Anyone can do bad. Aspire to be good!)
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To: GeronL
The stupid Brit elites will sell the Mooslimes the swords to decapitate them. The British socialists and elite, effete snob Lefties have a death wish.
18 posted on 12/16/2011 6:27:54 PM PST by MasterGunner01 (11)
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The stupid Brit elites will sell give through a new Entitlement Program the Mooslimes the swords to decapitate them. The British socialists and elite, effete snob Lefties have a death wish.

fixed it for you.

19 posted on 12/16/2011 6:31:16 PM PST by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: CitizenUSA

Western Civ took a wrong turn when the elites looked at socialism and communism as a viable alternative to truly free market capitalism.


20 posted on 12/16/2011 6:40:02 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: The Theophilus

It’s only fair. Celebrate our diversity through global Jihad!

What fools the elites are — they actually think the Mooslimes are noble and honorable. Wrong, wrong, wrong.

The Mooslimes are a 7th centrury barbaric death cult.


21 posted on 12/16/2011 7:49:07 PM PST by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Sacajaweau

5% only Goes to church.


22 posted on 12/17/2011 2:24:14 AM PST by mmanager (Reagan Revolution + Republican Revolution = Bury Obama in 2012 - Go Newt!)
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To: yank in the UK; agere_contra

I found that many worship commercialism. But there are a few strongly beleiving folks. Few, but fervent. Check out Fr. Ray Blake’s blog at St. Mary Magdalen’s Church in Brighton, Sussex


23 posted on 12/17/2011 6:56:54 AM PST by Cronos (Nuke Mecca and Medina now..)
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