JustMC Wrote:
Mar 20, 2013 3:18 PM
etc. All those resources were CONFISCATED until religion ceased to be forcible. For the slower members of our audience, this does NOT mean there were no good people in the church and that no pioneers or innovators operated within that structure. What it DOES mean is that the old FORCIBLE chuch of the past, burning as heretics those who resisted it, was NOT the benevolent institution many claim. And it certainly did not "give" but rather it TOOK.