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Oct
20
comment Eating of which non-fish animals does not go against the dietery law of the Roman Catholic Church?
I think the word "or" would imply that abstaining from the other food is an alternative to abstaining from met. In other words the Conference declares that abstinence is to abstain from "all meats except beaver meat". But I admit I am not an expert. Maybe someone out there is.
Oct
20
answered Eating of which non-fish animals does not go against the dietery law of the Roman Catholic Church?
Oct
20
comment Eating of which non-fish animals does not go against the dietery law of the Roman Catholic Church?
The capybara is also mentioned. Should also note that the classification of beaver as fish was local to the diocese, so there might not be a general answer for all of Catholicism.
Oct
19
comment Why are Independent Baptist Fundamentalists labelled Protestants?
The LDS approach isn't uncommon in Restorationist denominations either.
Oct
18
comment What is “dominion theology”?
Still a minority among all Christians - however a very vocal and active minority, and which gets a lot of attention.
Oct
18
comment Why is literary style not inspired?
My guess here is that it means that the fact that an original document is poetry is not critical to the inspiration. A rendering in prose that conveyed exactly the same message would be just as inspired. Therefore the poetry is not part of the inspiration. But this is a guess, and I can think of a few ways to poke holes in the theory even now.
Oct
16
comment Why did God become angry with Balaam?
Migrate to Biblical Hermeneutics?
Oct
13
comment Are we born sinners?
Since the questioner clearly understands the doctrine of Original Sin, and knows that many Christians hold it, this amounts to the the question "Are those Christians right?". We don't answer such questions.
Oct
12
comment Grotius and the Orphic verses
I think you mean these: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orpheus#Orphic_poems_and_rites
Oct
11
comment God is love, pure, and all good, and omnipotent?
Most Christians would dispute that those things are in fact evil, but that is a huge and separate question. In any case it doesn't change the answer.
Oct
10
answered God is love, pure, and all good, and omnipotent?
Oct
10
answered Is 1:Cor 7:26-40 not the 'Word of God'?
Oct
5
comment Why isn't the cross considered an idol?
Technically anything could be an idol - a Barbie doll, a cupcake, a lectern, a pew.
Oct
4
comment Of whom is God jealous?
In the original meaning "jealous" means wishing to hold on to what is yours. "Envious" means wanting to be like someone else. In recent times "jealous" has come to be used to be used like "envious" - but the passage here is using it in its original meaning. So the passage only means that God does not readily give up what is due to him.
Oct
4
revised How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
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Oct
4
comment How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
As a matter of interest, which denominations require masters degrees before you can preach? I've never heard of one. I've preached in my church, and while technically I have a masters degree its in theoretical physics, and I don't think that's what you had in mind.
Oct
3
comment Genesis 19. 8 Why should he protect strangers above protect his daughters?
It's important to note that just because the Bible records that "such and such a person did this thing", it doesn't mean that thing is necessarily approved of: even if the person is "one of the good guys". The Bible regularly records that even its main characters did things that were both good and bad.
Oct
3
comment What traditions fully embrace the concept of a “local parish church”?
Has any church ever forbidden people from attending a church other than their local one? In olden days most people weren't able to travel as far as the next-nearest church, but it's hard to believe that those that could were forbidden. There has to be provision for people who are travelling, or working away from home.
Oct
2
comment What traditions fully embrace the concept of a “local parish church”?
@DavidStratton Independent Baptist congregations are entirely autonomous. What stops a second Independent Baptist church from being set up in the same town - or right next door to another one?
Oct
2
comment Why are Independent Baptist Fundamentalists labelled Protestants?
For my own information are these the guys we are talking about? fundamentalistbaptist.com