Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM's Blog – February 2009 Archive (2)

THE SOCIAL CRIME OF RELIGIOUS WITNESSING BEHAVIOUR

Religious door-knockers, button-holers and junk mailers engender a range of emotions in their victims which are almost entirely negative. The range includes amusement, boredom, irritation, frustration, anger, and even rage. While others identify the behavior as rude, religious zealots and fundamentalists who engage in “witnessing behavior” appear to be ignorant of several generally accepted social rules.



Extended or repeated "declarations of faith" are considered acceptable if they… Continue

Added by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM on February 25, 2009 at 11:00am — 18 Comments

IS "CHRISTIAN WITNESS" RUDE BEHAVIOR?

Friendships with Fundies can be very taxing.



When I began my friendship with “Frieda” we were both members of an Australian Methodist church. I began studying for the Methodist ministry but the intensive academic study of the Bible led to me losing my religious beliefs. Shortly after that Frieda moved to a country town. The ensuing 20 year relationship has been continued, for the most part, by email.



When the Methodist Church joined to become part of the Uniting Church,… Continue

Added by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM on February 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — 33 Comments

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