Random Quote #63 topic: haywards-definitions

Protestant, adj. and n. A believer who is not Catholic or Orthodox.
Unlike the other two, Protestants do not have a continuous line from
the beginning. Rather, they broke off (sometimes voluntarily,
sometimes involuntarily) from the Catholic Church, believing that the
adherence to Tradition was inappropriately obscuring Scriptural
teaching, such as James's doctrine of salvation by faith and faith
alone. They held to the doctrine of Sola Scriptura, meaning that they
would not take Tradition as a basis for doctrine, but instead only use
the Scriptures which supported their views. Today, still holding
strongly to Sola Scriptura and other important traditions, they have
seminaries (attendance to which is requisite to clerical positions)
which teach the faith from extensive creeds and confessions, designed
to remove the confusing task of directly interpreting the Scriptures.

-- Hayward's Unabridged Dictionary

RSS 2.0 GIVE ME MORE RANDOM QUOTE ANY, FROM haywards-definitions!

Select Next Random Quote Topic:
  apocrypha bible-old bible-new confucius hebraic koran lao-tse nietzsche wittgenstein english-esperanto handy-poetical vulgar-tongue voltaire-dict foolish-dict zola-dictionary rubai-khayyam art ascii-art astrology atheism bierce-devil black-humor bofh-excuses buffy calvin chalkboard computers cookie debian definitions disclaimer drugs education ethnic evilplan fgump food fortunes friends futurama goedel haywards-definitions hitchhiker hphobia humorists humorix-misc humorix-stories joel-on-software kernelcookies kernelnewbies kids knghtbrd law lehenbauer limerick linux linuxcookie literature love magic medicine men-women misandry miscellaneous misogyny news osfortune osho paradoxum people perl pets platitudes politics privates prog-style quotes-20010929 racism religion riddles rj science sex shlomif smac songs-poems sports startrek starwars subversion tao translate-me vulgarity wisdom work xfiles xian-koans zippy ads-1 answers-1 bulletins-1 complaints-1 cruise-1 danquayle-1 employees-1 eugeneormandy-1 excuses-1 famous-1 forest-1 fortunes-1 insurance-1 kidlove-1 kidquotes-1 kidscience-1 language-1 libraries-1 murraywalker-1 news-1 patients-1 predictions-1 ranger-1 restaurants-1 resume-1 river-1 samuelgoldwyn-1 spoonerisms-1 tourism-1 warnings-1 words-1 yogiberra-1 bushism bushjoke reagan obama junauza liz-taylor

There is a simple script that displays a random message from a database of quotes (as in well-know fortunes game). This version is bundled with quotations from The Bible, The Talmud, The Koran, poetry, prose, famous people and books, humorous items.

generated in 0.003889 seconds