April 28, 2005
The New Merry ChristmasFrom the Washington Times:
Apparently, these terms have been used in Hebrew lessons for more than a century, and for both religious and practical reasons. Under the B.C./A.D. system, there is no year zero and there is a 33-year gap representing the life of Christ.
Yet those considerations don't stop the fingerpointing:
Candace de Russy, a national writer on education and Catholic issues and a trustee for the State University of New York, doesn't accept the notion of fence-straddling. "The use of B.C.E. and C.E. is not mere verbal tweaking; rather it is integral to the leftist language police -- a concerted attack on the religious foundation of our social and political order," she said.We morally corrosive liberals just won't quit.
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