The Christian fish symbol was around long before Christianity. It seems many people aren't aware of what it really represents. I'm wondering how many people would still use it if they knew.
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You might go to this sight for an answer to that: http://www.tektonics.org/copycat/fishsymbol.html
i was offended when i first read your response to the question,but before i jump to conclusions i decided to research it and you and
Faith Reaper are right. it was later adopted by christians...'http://godlessgeeks.com/LINKS/fish_symbol.htm
For an answer to all of this you should go to this site:
Why would that word offend you? The crucifix also has its origins in fertility rites, long before its use in christianity.
Yes, this is exactly what the Christian fish symbol means. God bless.
I was referring to the older and more risque meaning :)
thank you so much for the history lesson, i always assumed that it simply meant that we were to be fishers of men/women and nothing more. this is great thanks for an excellent answer.
what is the older and more risque meaning?
thank you so much for the info., i always thought that it simply meant that we were to be fishers of men/women. i did not realize that it went back that far or had that deep a meaning, thanks much.