Re: BOR - Religious Question
James Hermann (jhermann@AIS.NET)
Fri, 2 Dec 1994 22:20:46 -0600
On Fri, 2 Dec 1994, Carey Probst wrote:
> The key point is not to judge him on his beliefs unless
> he professes to be an athiest or not to believe in a
> god. The scout's specific religious beliefs are a personal
> matter which should not be judged, provided he has
> a belief in some type of religion or supreme being.
Be careful with the word "atheist". I know a number of
people and several dictionaries that define atheist as
someone who does not believe in "God" (with a Capital "G").
To many people, you can't define "atheist" until you
Many Unitarian-Universalists consider themselves to be
"atheists" because they don't believe in the "God of their
The rest of your statment seems broad enough to include
Buddhists, UUs, polytheists, etc.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City