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    capitalization, when

    This is in reference to Christian articles. Do you have to capitalize every time you use he, him, spirit (that is in reference to the Holy Spirit)

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    Re: capitalization, when

    According to several Christian writer style manuals that I checked, if you are using a pronoun that is making reference to either God or Jesus, then it should be capitalized. If you are referring specifically to the Holy Spirit, then Spirit should be capitalized.


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    Re: capitalization, when

    Hey, thanks again.

    Feel like I should make an attempt of returning some kind of thanks.

    I'll leave with a quote

    "They say curiousity killed the cat, I say the cat died nobly"

    David

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    Re: capitalization, when

    Hi D avid, I think it was Goliath that died

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