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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Reply #31)

Wed Apr 1, 2020, 02:16 PM

43. I recall similar in the 70s until Falwell

My parents were "Church of Christ" and my paternal grand-parents were Baptists. They seemed to be trying to follow their religion but not a "preacher". When I was growing up in Paintsville, KY in the 70s, There was one Baptist Church in town that was considered irrationally conservative by most everyone else, even other Baptists I knew. They were NUTS about preventing teenagers in the congregation from attending school dances! They always scheduled some youth activity during dances at either of the two high schools. A friend whose parents were totally into that Church made him go to Liberty University. He wanted to be free so bad! It took him years and a bad marriage then divorce from a woman he met at Liberty to start that process. A harbinger of things to come IMO.

I have a first cousin who is a Freewill Baptist Preacher, all his conversations are full of a religious fanatic code. My Sister and I can't even hold a conversation with the guy. Our worlds are so different culturally that it was like trying to understand the cultural conversation norms with someone from another country as you go along, with no explanation.

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