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Trent Trueheart

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Reverend Meteor

Subj: Re: Question regarding Christians in the States...
Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2007 at 10:44:09 am EST (Viewed 1 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Question regarding Christians in the States...
Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2007 at 10:29:22 am EST

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> > While I'm sure that there are some women that dress like that, most are probably Amish. I certainly wasn't aware that some American think women should dress like that. I know there are a lot of people who feel that women dress to provocatively these days, but I'm not sure if they feel that that's what they should be wearing.
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> I know about Amish people, but I've also seen on the web other American Christians who are proponents of this kind of dress... For example, the pictures I posted earlier come from a blog written by a woman who is - if I read correctly - Protestant:

dumb question...aren't the Amish Protestant? They're not catholic but are Christian so doesn't that make them Protestant by default? I'm an atheist so I grant I may be confused.

> http://www.blindedchristianeyes.blogspot.com/2007/04/modest-dress.html
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> Other site I found on the web is, for example, this webpage by a female Quaker:
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> http://www.quakerjane.com/
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> And there are certainly more. So, I really wondered, how common those views are in America?

> > > While I'm sure that there are some women that dress like that, most are probably Amish. I certainly wasn't aware that some American think women should dress like that. I know there are a lot of people who feel that women dress to provocatively these days, but I'm not sure if they feel that that's what they should be wearing.
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> > I know about Amish people, but I've also seen on the web other American Christians who are proponents of this kind of dress... For example, the pictures I posted earlier come from a blog written by a woman who is - if I read correctly - Protestant:
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> dumb question...aren't the Amish Protestant? They're not catholic but are Christian so doesn't that make them Protestant by default? I'm an atheist so I grant I may be confused.

Technically, they are. They're Anabaptists, which is one of the four branches of Protestantism.

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> > http://www.blindedchristianeyes.blogspot.com/2007/04/modest-dress.html
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> > Other site I found on the web is, for example, this webpage by a female Quaker:
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> > http://www.quakerjane.com/
> >
> > And there are certainly more. So, I really wondered, how common those views are in America?


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