Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)
Doug Weller (email@example.com)
Wed, 23 Aug 1995 09:44:35 GMT
In article <AC60215896686BCBD6@ehrice.his.com>,
firstname.lastname@example.org (Edward Rice) wrote:
> . . . .
> In article <email@example.com>,
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Robert A. Uhl) wrote:
> > Icons are _not_ pagan. Veneration of the Theotokos is _not_ pagan.
> > The Eucharist is _not_ pagan. The Sacraments are _not_ pagan. I
> > challenge you to name one practice of either church which is pagan.
> Christmas trees. Easter eggs. Not Easter itself, or Christmas itself, but
> plenty of the practical components of each.
The very name, Easter, is of course the name of a pagan Goddess. I've always
found this very strange. Icons, etc., are of course graven images.