Posthumous Conversions (was Re: Melleny)

Sat Apr 12 17:59:04 UTC 1997

At 06:46 PM 4/12/97 BST, you wrote:
>Lars Martin Fosse wrote:
>>I never heard about a Christian saint called Napoleon!! And saint Caesar is
>>new to me, too. Or did the missionaries simply believe that all Europeans
>>should be regarded as saints?
>Much like the Church of the Latter Day Saints, if you convert, and become a
>Mormon, you can convert ALL OF YOUR ANCESTORS posthumously.
>Or, as I discovered years ago, while I was a "practicing Unitarian,"  all
>progressives and liberal thinkers who have ever existed, are defacto or
>retroactively Unitarians (for they would obviously and innately HAVE BEEN
>Unitarians, had the Unitarian Church existed in their era and/or locale).
>Yvette C. Rosser
And Dante's Vergil would HAVE BEEN a Christian if he had had the opportunity!

William G Wall, Ph.D.
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