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When, and by whom, did what we now call Easter Sunday first become known as Resurrection Sunday?

During the course of my search into the origins of ‘Resurrection Sunday’ I found some interesting information, but mainly to do with the name ‘Easter’: The naming of the celebration as “Easter” seems ...
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How are the religious minorities spread over Syria?

When hearing about the civil war in Syria often religious (and ethnic) minorities are mentioned. There are for example different kinds of muslims, Yazidis, different kinds of Eastern Orthodox ...
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What is the biblical basis for saying that Middle East Region will not have peace?

I am not sure if am just imagining this, but I can remember hearing from my Sunday School teacher that "the Middle East will not have peace, according to some Bible verse ... that dooms the region ...
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If Jesus' ministry was to the Jews, why did He go to Syria?

Matthew 4:25 (HCSB) says, Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the ...
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Do laws and policies restrict religious freedom in Saudi Arabia? [closed]

Accurate religious demographics are difficult to obtain in Saudi Arabia but while all citizens are considered Muslims by the state, there are believed to be at least 1.5 million Christians living in ...
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What prophesies are people alluding to when they say "look at the Middle East"?

I don't know where the Bible prophesies about the Middle East, and much less do I know if they're coming true in our day. I've heard people witnessing to others by saying "look at the Middle East", ...
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