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Lofunzo wrote:Personally, I hate this decision. Religion is based on a ton of symbolism so, if she chooses to use a ring as such, I have no issue. I see no mention of it being a diamond ring and I also see no mention that she flaunted it.
wikipedia wrote:Silver Ring Thing is a United States-based sexual abstinence program which encourages young adults to remain celibate until marriage. Based on conservative Christian theology and until recently funded by the U.S. federal government, SRT uses rock concert-style events in an attempt to appeal to 21st century teenagers.
SRT events feature high-energy music, club-style lighting and sound, music videos, sketch comedy, and a faith-based abstinence message. During the gathering, participants commit to a vow of sexual abstinence until marriage by purchasing rings.
Shortly before the end of the show, they receive their silver rings inscribed with Bible verses, which are usually worn on the third finger of the left hand. The verse is First Thessalonians 4:3-4 and it states "God wants you to be holy, so you should keep clear of all sexual sin. Then each of you will control your body and live in holiness and honor." The rings are tokens of their vow, a reminder of their decision to remain celibate. The rings also are a way to signal to others that they are pledged to celibacy. After they put on their rings, they take a vow to remain abstinent.
Dan Lambskin wrote:Washington Wizards is pretty lame...Atlanta Thrashers
ukrneal wrote:Dan Lambskin wrote:Washington Wizards is pretty lame...Atlanta Thrashers
I think you meant to post this in the horrible names thread?
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