- Friday, 13 March 2009 12:33
From outside she [the Church] looks like an establishment, like one organization among others. From within she is the medium, one might almost say the magic, whereby God is able to be all in all within his creation, without suppressing the creature he has made free.
(Hans Urs Von Balthasar, In the Fullness of Faith)
- Monday, 12 January 2009 13:58
From various sources:
If you are a Lutheran, Martin Luther, an apostate of the Roman Catholic Church, founded your religion in Germany, in the year 1517.
If you are a Mennonite, your church began in Switzerland with Grebel, Mantz, and Blaurock, in the year 1525.
If you belong to the Church of England, also know as Anglican, your religion began with King Henry VIII in 1534, who established his own church because the Pope could not grant him a divorce with the right to remarry.
If you are a Presbyterian, your religion was founded by John Knox, in Scotland, in the year 1560.
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