Re: [Covenanted Reformation] Tattoos
- Um, yes. I was using the Heidelberg to explain what I thought you were
Larry Bump wrote:
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> From: "gmw" <raging.calvinist@...>> >
> > Heidelberg Catechism --
> > Q97: May we not make any image at all?
> > A97: God may not and cannot be imaged in any way; as for creatures,
> > though they may indeed be imaged, yet God forbids the making or
> > keeping of any likeness of them, either to worship them or to serve
> > God by them.
> Context and definitions, context and definitions.
> What cognitive load does the word "images" have in what I wrote, and how
> does that relate to the meaning of the word as used by Heidelberg?
> The place I was quoted was referring to "images", ie, pictures and
> sculptures, of all sorts and in all contexts.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "gmw" <raging.calvinist@...>
> Um, yes. I was using the Heidelberg to explain what I thought you were
I will admit that I do have my dense moments. More frequently sometimes
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Larry Bump"
> Oh, OK.Don't worry about it. Unfortunately, this is a problem with a forum
> I will admit that I do have my dense moments. More frequently sometimes
> than others.
like this --- we read things and aren't sure how to take them, or even
what they mean sometimes! Let's all be quick to view each other in
BTW, I think you guys did a bang up job in that last thread about the
differences between denominations -- that had all the workings of an
ugly fight, but it didn't turn out that way. Way to go, folks.