Call no man teacher


#1

I’m sure most Catholics have heard “Call no man father” quoted to them. However, how do those who object to calling people “father” do the same for “teacher”?

I have never heard any of my Protestant/fundamentalist/evangelical friends call any of my teachers “instructors” or “guys who run the classrooms.”


#2

[quote=Archbishop 10-K]I’m sure most Catholics have heard “Call no man father” quoted to them. However, how do those who object to calling people “father” do the same for “teacher”?

I have never heard any of my Protestant/fundamentalist/evangelical friends call any of my teachers “instructors” or “guys who run the classrooms.”
[/quote]

The same would apply to calling someone “doctor.”

The constant bickering over the “call no man father” passage is just an example of what happens when someone reads a passage of scripture in a vaccuum without considering context or how it relates to other truths of scripture.

To interpret that passage as some anti-Catholics do, creates many contradictions within scripture. If they don’t see that, they certainly aren’t going to see a problem with calling someone a “teacher.” Sadly, for some people, any stick is good enough to beat the Catholic Church with.


#3

In a vaccum is right!

I also wonder sometimes how Southern Baptists/Evangelicals/Fundies, etc… justify it when they call someone a “Good man” or a “Good Preacher”…after all, Jesus said no one is GOOD but God. :wink: Kinda makes the “Father” theory these folk use fall flat as well huh? :stuck_out_tongue:


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