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Protestants are those who protest the Catholic Church In course of time the original connotation of "no toleration for Catholics" was lost sight of, and the term is now applied to, and accepted by, members of those Western Churches and sects which, in the sixteenth century, were set up by the Reformers in direct opposition to the Catholic Church. The ...


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I propose the term Ancient-rite Christians for what you are seeking. This term does not appear to be in current usage and while it may be obvious for some people what it refers to, that presents problems that are perhaps simply best avoided by just continuing to use "Catholics and Orthodox".


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Orthodox Christian is the closest I can think of, but wouldnt necessarily include Catholics. Orthodox Christians differ from Protestants in a number of ways including Salvation. http://christianityinview.com/comparison.html


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According to Wikipedia, the AME-Zion denomination originated among African American Methodists in New York, and the AME denomination originated among African American Methodists around Philadelphia, both around 1800. Otherwise the histories of the two bodies are similar, and in 2012, they agreed to enter full communion with each other, and other Methodist ...


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At my church (an Anglican Church in Sydney, Australia), the elements are considered symbols, however are treated with respect. If there is any left over bread or juice/wine, it is consumed. One of our ministers (who also leads the band) will normally just consume the rest of the drink and eat the bread. It is my impression that we would consider it ...


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How do Protestants interpret Matthew 16:13-20 The declaration that Peter would be called a stone or a rock was not so much an indication of Peter's strength or even hard-headedness. John 1:42 And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A ...


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I have taken a lot of help on this very issue from Ray Stedman and Arthur Custance. All God's creations that move have tripartite existence: spirit, body and soul. First, there is the unmistakable lesson from the order the Bible relates to us Noah's sons: Shem, Ham and Japheth; i.e., the spiritual, physical and intellectual. We are first a spirit given ...


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Clearly the symbolic reenactment of christs death burial and resurrection is the point of the passage. Saul/Paul makes that clear in Colossians 2:12. That same Saul was told to arise and be baptized and wash away his sins in acts 22. If his belief in Jesus on the Damascus road had cleansed him of sin how was it he still had his sin 3 days later. And then ...



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