Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Lee Rudolph (
23 Aug 1995 07:26:49 -0400 (Robert A. Uhl) writes:

> 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.

Hank Handegraf, the evangelical radio host d/b/a "The Bible Answer
Man", disagrees with you in the strongest possible terms. (I
sometimes wonder how he can stomach having his mail drop in
San Juan Capistrano.)

Please omit alt.folklore.urban from your further discussions of
this topic, which is not suited for a.f.u.; thanks. Followups

ObUL: My mother claims that her maiden name, Paine, comes from
the Old French word for "pagan" (probably true), and that that's
because "our family was the last in Europe to be converted"
(yeah, right).

Lee "she's still a Paine after all these years, too" Rudolph