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A letter to the newspaper caught my eye In it the writer was quite adamant that there was a difference between what he called the world and Christian ethics As far as I could understand he was saying there was such a wide gulf between what was commonly known as Christian morals and the sort of morals which everyone else lived by He did not want his society the mass of unbelievers of which he was a part to be engulfed by the horror of Christian ethics He saw this as a nightmarish spectre a sort of death by religion It is true that there are some stereotypes of Christianity either foul or fair which history has preserved and which seem to the uncritical observer caricatures of the faith once delivered The worst of course is the cult leader who raves on about his cause and mingles theology with insanity Thankfully there are not many people about like this otherwise the world would be a lot more dangerous Coming down the scale we arrive at the over-enthusiastic Christians who ignore common sense and make themselves into anti-social nuisances They distribute tracts to the detriment of the citys appearance they hound people with dynamic arguments and they intrude their beliefs into every conversation For them there is nothing more important than the cause and the harder they strive to win souls the less inclined people are to listen They combine ignorance with tactlessness and are sometimes terribly arrogant as well Further down the scale we come to people who in the past have given Christianity a certain image such as the Quakers or Pilgrim fathers or the well-spoke Victorian Christians who lived a life of perfect modesty and prudence - so we are led to believe Or perhaps the drum-pounding Salvation Army recruit or the suffragette or the Temperance Alliance leader shouting about alcohol as if it
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