JakeSchlangemann Wrote:
Dec 13, 2012 4:38 PM
...But I agree about establishing democracy among them. The political and legal structures of Western Civilization descend almost directly from the Christian Church -- from property ownership to the equality of man to the right of trial by jury. In fact, the term "Christendom" is still used in reference to the West, not because we've adopted Christianity as our religion, but because these structures bear the unique mark of Christian teaching. Islam recognizes this, refers to us consistently as the "Christian West," and hates us for it...