The Gentleman Ecumenist

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The Gentleman Ecumenist

A place for gentlemen of all faiths to come together in peace and civility and discover the many things we may learn from one another.

Members: 27
Latest Activity: Apr 5

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Introductions!

Started by Mitchell Willie. Last reply by Jonas Ogrefoln Feb 7, 2013. 8 Replies

I figured I'd start a discussion to give everyone a starting place for further questioning. For example, my name is Mitchell, I grew up in the south, and I'm a very..."interesting" sort of Christian…Continue

What we can agree on...

Started by Mitchell Willie Feb 22, 2012. 0 Replies

What, in your opinions, are the things that all of our faiths can agree upon? How do we all treat life, people, the world, similarly? We have many differences, and we can talk about those to our…Continue

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Comment by Joe Dreyfuss on August 2, 2010 at 12:32am
I apologize if what I asked was out of line. I didn't see his response to my question, but I was being earnest in my inquiry. Unless he really was trolling, I might cut him some slack. He is only a kid after all.
Comment by Mitchell Willie on July 31, 2010 at 9:27am
Those seeking confrontation and argument here will be sorely disappointed.

Those seeking genuine and frank discussion will be rewarded.

Please keep this in mind when commenting here. I'd like to keep this a clean house of learning, not a venue for picking fights.
Comment by John H. Parrott on March 1, 2010 at 8:40pm
I have been a great fan of the Taize community so this forum is an ideal site to expand my understanding because, brother, what I don't know would make a brand new world.
Comment by Mitchell Willie on December 29, 2009 at 7:59am
I was inspired to do so after realizing that the lovely roundtable discussions I used to have at coffee tables while in college no longer happened in my daily life. A group of us of differing religious leanings gathered together by happenstance and accident, and wound up spending every casual meeting discussing the similarities and differences of our spiritual belief systems in an attempt to understand them better. I miss those discussions, and hope that this group will hold some of the same spirit.
Comment by Raj on December 29, 2009 at 3:12am
Thank you for starting this group. This subject is something I am very interested in. I enjoy studying theology and learning about the world's religions, particularly the ecumenical aspects.
 

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Pale Horse replied to Regular Joe's discussion Woman is thrown out of Paris opera after cast refused to perform unless she removed Muslim veil in the group The Great Debate
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