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I have been researching the history of Spiritual Christians from Russia, my heritage, since entering college in the 1960s.I found many inconsistencies, errors, myths and misunderstandings published, and in oral histories.Technology and competition for this lucrative market has made a mockery of it.To the average person, thanks to bad press and other contributing factors, online dating has become somewhat of an un-trusted source for meeting people.Since only one out of every three humans on earth is a Christian, some theologians and other authors feel that non-religious, neutral terms like CE and BCE would be less offensive to the non-Christian majority.
Many Christians, particularly from the conservative Protestant wing of that religion, are distressed at the new terms.Before continuing with this article, please review the preamble included at the beginning of part 1 of this series, "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating." * * * PART 2: Men Initiate, Women Respond » One of the big questions hovering around the topic of courtship and dating is the role of friendship.How intimate of a friendship with someone of the opposite sex is OK? Won't the friendship be ruined if one of us expresses romantic interest and the other doesn't respond favorably?At its year 2000 convention at Orlando FL, the Southern Baptist Convention approved their Resolution 9: "On retaining the traditional method of calendar dating (B. D.)." With reference to the popularity of the CE/BCE nomenclature, it stated, in part: We probably get more critical E-mails about the use of CE & BCE than about any other single topic, other than homosexuality, abortion in the Bible, and whether Roman Catholics, Mormons, and Jehovah's Witnesses are actually Christians.Some statements against the use of CE and BCE, and possible rebuttals, are: The world is becoming more integrated financially, politically, socially and religiously. Recall that for every Christian there are about two non-Christians worldwide.