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The largest continent in the world. The continent east of Europe and northeast of Africa.

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What are the mandates of BACSA?

What are the mandates, functions and funding sources of British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia ? Are there parallel organisations in other Non- Christian nations ?
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Is the term “Followers of The Way” related to Taoism?

I read that some early Christians were called “Followers of The Way”. I also know that The Tao (of Taoism) is often translated as “The Way”. Is there any connection either etymologically or in the ...
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Are Filipino Roman Catholics required to not have meat on all Fridays of Lent?

Please provide a link to an official document on the rules of Lent for Filipino Roman Catholics (or non-Filipino Roman Catholics who are in the Philippines for Lent or something) specifically and ...
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Why does Iglesia ni Cristo use the Lamsa Bible?

Recently, I met members of a group called Iglesia ni Cristo (Tagalog for "Church of Christ"). After I looked them up and watched some debates between them and other Christian churches, I observed that ...
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How do we explain Paul's encounters with disciples of Jesus in light of the Great Commission?

The following passage relates the "Great Commission" that Jesus gave to 11 disciples: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%2028:16-20 But Paul, a man who never met Jesus during his ...
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Is the Catholic Magesterium in favor of hard liquor prohibition?

As long as I've been a fairly globally aware Catholic, I'd always projected G.K. Chesterton's We should thank God for Beer and Burgundy by not drinking too much of them as a universal maxim ...
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Is Asia in the Bible the Asia of today?

I have this sneaking suspicion that the Asia listed in Acts is not the continent of Asia. Acts 19:9-10 ESV But when some became stubborn and continued in unbelief, speaking evil of the Way before the ...
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