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What Sunday services were held in a tyical English parish church before the Reformation?

I can find much material about monastic services, but nothing about the worship pattern in a typical rural parish. The Mass would have been celebrated, of course, but was there a morning and/or ...

catholicism church-history worship church-of-england  
user avatar asked by davidlol Score of 6
user avatar answered by Ken Graham Score of 3

Early church fathers on Mary as mediatrix

I was doing some research and even though could find different resources on devotion to Mary, Mary as the mother of God, I couldn't find anything useful about Mary as mediatrix / "to Jesus ...

catholicism early-church virgin-mary  
user avatar asked by Tiago Martins Peres Score of 4
user avatar answered by Wenura Ravindu Score of 1

The concept of nakedness: Is being naked an evil in and out of itself?

The Bible tells us that Adam and Eve, before their fall, were naked and were not ashamed of that (Gen. 2:25). However, right after their fall, that is, after they partook of the tree of knowledge of ...

genesis good-and-evil  
user avatar asked by brilliant Score of 3
user avatar answered by ארקדיוס Score of 2

How do Protestants who believe in predestination interpret "plant" in Matt 15:13?

How do Protestants who believe in predestination interpret "plant" in Matt 15:13: He answered, “Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up. Should the plants be ...

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user avatar answered by Isaac Middlemiss Score of 1

How do New Perspective proponents respond to Robert Cara's 3 critiques on NPP?

A Gospel Coalition short essay (Justification and the New Perspective on Paul) by Robert J. Cara, author of the 2017 book Cracking the Foundation of the New Perspective on Paul: Covenantal Nomism ...

protestantism judaism justification works npp  
user avatar asked by GratefulDisciple Score of 2

What did pastors in the 1800s in the United States teach their congregations about interacting with Native Americans?

Background During the 1800s, Americans expanded farther west into the territory of Native Americans, which led to many interactions between settlers and Native Americans. From my limited but ...

history united-states sermon  
user avatar asked by jjasper Score of 2

What is a general survey of the Catholic traditions of the Apostle Paul visiting Spain?

Romans 15:24 describes Paul's desire (prediction?) of going to Spain. Many scholars believe that there is strong evidence in favor of Paul having visited Spain. They point out that it is reasonable to ...

early-church paul-apostle missions  
user avatar asked by Jess Score of 2

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Are there any Christian sects that believe in "curative intercourse"?

A lot of episodes from the Law and Order franchise seem to draw inspiration from real life events, however, with a recent episode (Law & Order: SVU Season 18 Episode 19: Conversion), I'm wondering ...

sexuality entertainment  
user avatar asked by bruised reed Score of 10

When did Satan get cast out of heaven? Or is that yet to come?

This answer explains that it happened after Jesus ascended, and might even be something that will happen in the "End Times", but this answer says that it happened before Adam and Eve sinned. What ...

biblical-basis exegesis satan angels  
user avatar asked by Aleighd Score of 6
user avatar answered by Jas 3.1 Score of 8

Why didn't the Jews understand "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani"?

And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?" that is, "My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?" Some of those who stood there,...

life-of-jesus gospel-of-matthew crucifixion jews aramaic  
user avatar asked by Byzantine Score of 31
user avatar answered by ThaddeusB Score of 16

Did Moses see the face of God?

Exodus 24:9-11 9 Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and the seventy elders of Israel went up 10 and saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was something like a pavement made of lapis lazuli, ...

nature-of-god moses exodus  
user avatar asked by Mawia Score of 11
user avatar answered by Mike Score of 9

What was inside the Ark of the Covenant?

1 Kings 8:9 (NIV) There was nothing in the ark except the two stone tablets that Moses had placed in it at Horeb, where the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites after they came out of Egypt. ...

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user avatar asked by Mawia Score of 14
user avatar answered by G. White Score of 2

What are the main differences between 7th Day Adventists and Catholic/Protestant churches?

What are the main differences between 7th Day Adventists and Catholic/Protestant churches?

comparative-christianity seventh-day-adventists  
user avatar asked by Jomet Score of 22
user avatar answered by fгedsbend Score of 34

Which is the "correct" bible for Catholics?

There are many versions of the Bible, such as the: King James Bible NIV NRSV But which is the "correct" bible for Catholics to read?

catholicism bible-translation catholic-bible  
user avatar asked by Carl479 Score of 14
user avatar answered by Jayarathina Madharasan Score of 12

Can you answer these questions?

Does the prophet Haggai imply that Zerubbabel could be the Messiah? (Haggai 2)

The final words of the Book of Haggai are: The word of the Lord came a second time to Haggai on the twenty-fourth day of the month, “Speak to Zerub′babel, governor of Judah, saying, I am about to ...

old-testament prophecy messiah  
user avatar asked by Dan Fefferman Score of 1
user avatar answered by ארקדיוס Score of 0

What prayers to use for vespers before an 'Angelic Feast' when the feast is raised to a solemnity?

Assuming Ken Graham's answer is more correct than Andrew Leach's on this question: If your the cathedral parish of your diocese has burned down, is the feast day of the patron saint still a solemnity? ...

catholicism angels liturgy-of-the-hours  
user avatar asked by Peter Turner Score of 1

How does LDS creation doctrine explain so many different words for the creation process in Isaiah 45:18?

This comment below from an answer to this question The very, very short answer is YES, all spirit/intelligence (and matter) is self-existent, and the act of creation is forming them, not creating ...

lds genesis creation isaiah  
user avatar asked by Mike Borden Score of 2
user avatar answered by depperm Score of 0
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