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Christ-centered, Reformed, Presbyterian, Calvinist-but-not-too-Calvinist; frequently liberal. I like to think of myself as ecumenically minded but am secretly suspicious of my own bias. I enjoy libraries and the books inside them. Also medieval history (esp. medieval reception of Biblical, classical and patristic sources, and the ways that their interpretations have persisted or been rejected).

My profile image is a raven from the Aberdeen Bestiary. Corvus in divina pagina diversis modis accipitur, ut per corvum aliquando predicatorum, aliquando peccatorum, aliquando diabolus intelligitur. (The raven is understood in a variety of ways in the sacred scriptures: sometimes it means a preacher, sometimes a sinner, sometimes the devil.) It reminds me that I am simul justus et peccator.


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reviewed Leave Open Did Jesus have a normal childhood?
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reviewed Leave Open Why can't people change their denomination?
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reviewed Approve Why did the slave girl at the gate stop Peter but not John?
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reviewed Leave Closed In what order should the books of the (Protestant) Bible be read?
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reviewed Close Is it right for us to help more non-Christians people as compare to Christians? jesus sacrifice for us then more eligible christians or some ane else?
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reviewed Close What kind of star was shining when Jesus was born?
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awarded  Altruist
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reviewed Leave Open Do Protestants believe that “Our Father” is on par with “Our Mother,” or is Jesus strictly invoking a male symbol only?
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awarded  Investor
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reviewed Reviewed The symbolic use of “horn”
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reviewed Close Slavery verses on the bible (1 Peter 2:18-20)
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reviewed Close Slavery on Exodus 21 verse 20-21
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reviewed Close Would Jesus ask someone to do something that was impossible?
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reviewed Approve The differences between the NKJV and KJV Bible translations
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answered Where did the idea that Cherubs were baby Angels originate?
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reviewed Leave Open Is man God's greatest creation?
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reviewed Close Would aliens invalidate Christianity as we know it?
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reviewed Leave Open What are the differences between God and mankind?
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reviewed Close What is the role of human judgement given God's omnipotence and his plans
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comment Can one be baptized and become a Catholic if they don't believe in every particular Catholic dogma?
This answer is not from the requested Catholic perspective, since it explicitly argues against Catholic doctrine. You are entitled to your beliefs but this question is not the right place to express them.