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What is the origin of the idea that Michael is Jesus?

I recently came across the idea of identifying the angel Michael as Jesus. I'm surprised I hadn't heard it before. Wikipedia documents it as common to Seventh Day Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses. I'...
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To what extent does mainstream Christian doctrine teach that knowing a spirit's name gives you power over it?

A while ago I was at a resort with a man who for many years worked as a church painter. He introduced me into some pieces of Christian doctrine. He told me that the humans' souls, the angels, demons ...
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What are the main differences between Anglicanism and Catholicism?

The Anglican Church came from the Roman Catholic Church about the same time as the Reformation was starting, but that doesn't answer how they are different on a practical level. How is the Anglican ...
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Does Christianity have any dietary guidelines? [closed]

Based solely on recollection from my childhood religious education, I understand that by Christian doctrine (regarding a vision/revelation Peter had), Jesus fulfilled the law and so the Jewish dietary ...
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Why did the Council of Laodicea condemn "Judaizing" Sabbath rest?

The Council of Laodicea states in canon 29: Christians must not judaize by resting on the Sabbath, but must work on that day, rather honouring the Lord's Day; and, if they can, resting then as ...
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How do Seventh Day Adventists interpret Romans 14:5?

In the same way, some think one day is more holy than another day, while others think every day is alike. You should each be fully convinced that whichever day you choose is acceptable. ‭Romans‬ ...
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Other than non-Trinitarian, what terms are there for Christians who don't believe in the trinity?

Back story: I've been looking for Christian churches in my city that don't believe in the trinity. Research: I tried web searches for related words such as 'non-Trinitarian', 'Unitarian', '...
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What is the biblical basis for the belief held by Jehovah's Witnesses that Jehovah and Jesus Christ are separate entities?

According to Jehovah's witnesses what evidences are there in the Bible that Jehovah is not Jesus Christ? What passages separate them, or declare them as different?
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Is Seventh Day Adventistism considered an orthodox denomination?

Because of their Sabbath day standards, and unique lifestyle, my question is: Is 7th Day Adventistism considered an orthodox Christian faith?
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What mainstream denominations (if any) hold a Young Earth Creationist view? [closed]

As the title asks, which mainstream denominations hold a YEC View?
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What are the main differences between Jehovah's Witnesses and Biblical Unitarians?

What are the main differences between the two? I know that both reject the trinity and the divinity of Jesus, but that's about it. I'm particularly interested in knowing their doctrinal differences (...
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What core LDS doctrine(s) contradict the Protestant doctrine of salvation by grace through faith?

I am pretty unfamiliar with LDS doctrine so please keep all answers at a novice level. What doctrine(s) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints contradict the doctrine that a person is ...
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What is the biblical basis for specifically associating armageddon with fire from heaven?

Imagine a bunch of people running from a city scared, the ground is cracking beneath their feet and fire is coming down from heaven. I'm sure you've seen the picture(s). Traditionally we think "...
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