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Archbishop of Cantenbury.

 
 
On 12 Sep 2012 at 5:24pm Sceptic wrote:
I have just been reading a book by Roald Dahl called Boy tales of childhood. In it he describes a sadistic caning his best friend received from the headmaster at Repton. Apparently He received ten strokes of the cane and between each one the headmaster stopped to fill his pipe and preach to him the rights and wrong of lying which my friend denied doing. After the caning he was given a bowl and wet sponge to clean the blood of his buttocks. Now comes the crunch, the headmaster went on to become the Bishop of Chester, from then he was promoted to the Bishop of London and finally he became The Archbishop of Cantenbury. Not long after he had the task of crowning in Westminster Abbey our present Queen. Strange world eh!
 
 
On 13 Sep 2012 at 9:17am Pete wrote:
Yep, I remember getting six of the best off my old headmaster, and he was bible thumper as well, didn't do me any harm, but put me off religion for the rest of my life !
 
 
On 13 Sep 2012 at 4:54pm Peter Pan wrote:
Sceptic
Why arent I suprised
 
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On 13 Sep 2012 at 8:13pm Mme B wrote:
It's not religion that is at fault, but some of the people who aspire to have influence in it. Clearly the man was no Christian.
 
 
On 14 Sep 2012 at 10:14am Peter Pan wrote:
So what you are saying is religion attracts the wrong sort of people ??
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On 14 Sep 2012 at 11:27am boots wrote:
Or is he saying that they don't do anything about the wrong sort of people they find they have.


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