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From: John Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: Christianity vs. religiousity
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 1998 14:04:51 -0800 (PST)
Motivation for moves is as important as dates and
places and a lot more interesting. If you know why
your ancestors did something it's easier to find out
where and when they did it.
It's all part of history and all part of what we do
Relax and enjoy it. I have Puritan ancestry myself,
William Carpenter went to Rehoboth, MA in the 1630's,
but my liberal religious ancestors went to RI in
1636. The Baptists were the first who went looking
for religious freedom. The next were the Quakers.
---Rebecca Heckel wrote:
> I'm a new member on this list and I'm really
enjoying everything I've been
> reading. Up to now......
> I really don't think that personal perspectives
about the Puritans and
> their religion or practices are appropriate to the
list. I find it
> personally offensive.
> Bashing certain groups teaches nothing. It is
> I can't wait to learn more about migration
patterns, trip planning and
> even SI humor. These are instructive and positive.
> I don't want my blood to boil for any reason other
than excitement about
> learning new things or embarking upon new
> Thanks for your consideration.
> Rebecca Heckel
> Plano, TX
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