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Author Topic:   To doctorbill, about Theocracy and Xianity.
Mr. Davies
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Message 1 of 5 (26300)
12-11-2002 11:14 AM


In the "Eye of a Needle" thread, you posted that Christians and Jews wanted a Monarchy, specifically a Theocratic monarchy. As the king would have to be god, I guess the nobility would be the priesthood. Where did you get that from?

Inquiring minds want to know.

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doctrbill
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Posts: 1174
From: Eugene, Oregon, USA
Joined: 01-08-2001


Message 2 of 5 (26564)
12-14-2002 12:15 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by Mr. Davies
12-11-2002 11:14 AM


quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Davies:
In the "Eye of a Needle" thread, you posted that Christians and Jews wanted a Monarchy, specifically a Theocratic monarchy. As the king would have to be god, I guess the nobility would be the priesthood. Where did you get that from?

Inquiring minds want to know.


I would prefer you respond from the thread in which you find such interesting stuff. It makes it easier for the audience to understand the context. On the other hand, this is an issue close to my heart, so I must thank you for taking me aside.

I have excerpted the bit about which you asked.

quote:
Originally posted by doctrbill in message 20 of the thread Eye of the Needle: The whole point of Judaism and Christianity has to do with ones choice of government. Jews and Christians hold out for Monarchy, a theocratic form of government which is illegal in these United States. I participate in these debates in the hope that knowledge of the Bible will help others, as it did me, to see this truth.

To reiterate your inquiry:

quote:
As the king would have to be god, I guess the nobility would be the priesthood. Where did you get that from?

Actually, in monarchy, the king is not God but he plays God on earth. The head of the state religion (vicar of God) annoints him to represent God. He is indeed a god but not The God. The priesthood are nobility as are others who hold secular offices.

I got this from a bit of theological knowledge combined with: a vague understanding of Pre-democratic English Government, and a healthy dose of ancient Hebrew history as pertains to the establishment and succession of leadership (government).

Theology is the "science" which validates theocracy. It explains how a mortal human can be authorized to exercise god-like power over his fellows; i.e. how a man can become one with God.

Sound familiar?

Outside the context of theocratic government, theology has little value.

db

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Mr. Davies
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Message 3 of 5 (26823)
12-16-2002 2:38 PM
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12-14-2002 12:15 AM


Thank you.

I will differ slightly in that as I don't think that a personable god really exists, then what they want is not not a religious monarchy, but a stell-fisted, jack-booted Theocracy where "death is just a cotinuation of justice for the heathen"


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Mr. Davies
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Message 4 of 5 (26832)
12-16-2002 2:57 PM
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12-14-2002 12:15 AM


Some other things.

You went to Loma Linda?

I knew a young lady there. She was in Goodwin Hall, or as personally learned "Goodtimes Goodwin were the not good but great girls are".

When did you graduate?

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doctrbill
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Message 5 of 5 (27124)
12-18-2002 12:11 AM
Reply to: Message 4 by Mr. Davies
12-16-2002 2:57 PM


quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Davies:
"Goodtimes Goodwin were the not good but great girls are".

Took a girl to wife from Goodwin hall, so I know how true that is!

quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Davies:
When did you graduate?

I graduated in 1975.


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