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Simplification of Complex Faith Issues

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Submitted by Terry (United Kingdom), Sep 19, 2006 at 12:01

The problem is we take snippets and caricatures of complex faith issues and reduce them both about Islam and Christianity. Here we have an example about babies not being baptised going to hell. The vast majority of Christians do not believe that - it is a historical left over from Roman Catholicism from another age and is not biblical. I am sure that there are many comments on here that simplify Islam to such a level too. These are complex issues that need understanding not sterotyping or simplifying. There is a need for knowledge arising from meaningful dialogue to reach a more meaningful and respectful understanding.

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