Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

Making themselves eunuchs should be interpreted symbolically or functionally as wounding yourself in the stones was a sin in Judaism (Deuteronomy 23:1). It means taking an ascetic/monastic life. 23:1 A man with crushed or severed genitals may not enter the assembly of the Lord. While your question title refers to Christian groups, you mention how Jesus ...


4

While not a denomination, the Church Father / Heretic Origen is probably your most famous practitioner. Then again, even the other Church Fathers had a difficult time with his understanding of Scripture on several accounts. There are few denominations that would encourage the practice, as it tends to reduce the number of followers dramatically. ...


0

I think the key here is the word church. A church can mean a building (often it's a kind of temple with an later), or it can mean an group whose membership implies commitment to a particular creed and may involve an earthly authority over its members. The word church in the bible just means a group of believers who met together. When the bible was first ...



Top 50 recent answers are included