Samuel Johnson said it all on women preaching

 

“I told him I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach.  Johnson: “Sir, a woman’s preaching is like a dog’s walking on his hind legs.  It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all.”
Boswell: Life”

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5 responses to this post.

  1. I think (not sure) that Boswell relates that as one of Johnson’s more shocking quotes. Dr J liked to shock and provoke.

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  2. Posted by fuzziewuzziebear on March 19, 2017 at 4:05 am

    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 19, 2017 at 4:50 am

      There are some interesting similarities perhaps between the Knights Templar and the Knights of the Watch in Game of Thrones:

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      • Posted by fuzziewuzziebear on March 19, 2017 at 5:30 am

        I never got into Game of Thrones but the Poor Knights of Christ do have a certain elan about them. In the vernacular of modern soldiers, they were motivated.

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