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Do any denominations use the full form of INRI?

Do any denominations use the full form of INRI? The short answer is yes. First of all, there are several denominations that have the tradition of have of displaying crucifixes in their church, such ...
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Is the sign of the Cross as well as the crucifix a Catholic “trade mark”?

Is the sign of the Cross as well as the crucifix a Catholic “trade mark”? The Catholic Church does not have a trade mark on this subject, but the sign of the cross, crosses and crucifixes are ...
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Trying to find information on a crucifix found whilst metal detecting

just an update on the cross I found. The British Museum have reviewed it and come back with their findings. It is taking an age to further process due to Covid. The artefact has been declared as ...
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How does the "church" reconcile breaking the 2nd commandments religiously?

For that vast majority of Christians that do not prohibit images, this is an easy question to answer. The original wording of the 10 commandments did not prohibit all images - it was intended to ...
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Are crucifixes used in Protestant churches in Germany?

A cursory review of images posted on the internet shows that there are indeed some Protestant churches and chapels that contain one or more crucifixes. An example of this is in the Stiftskirche in ...
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Is Jesus depicted as dead or alive on a crucifix?

The Catholic Encylopedia distinguished two historical periods of Crucifixion art: In the artistic treatment of the crucifix there are two periods: the first, which dates from the sixth to the ...
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Is there a deeper meaning for the depiction of Jesus' head tilted towards his right on the Crucifix?

Is there a deeper meaning for the depiction of Jesus' head tilted towards his right on the Crucifix? Artists almost universally appear to have agreed to place the soldier’s wound on Christ’s right ...
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Is the sign of the Cross as well as the crucifix a Catholic “trade mark”?

According to Fr. Spiral, the sign of the Cross is the peculiar property of Catholics all the world over and so ancient that it is generally believed to have been introduced by the Apostles. Here is a ...
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Why is Jesus portrayed and remembered in a state of suffering?

Because, with St. Paul, "we preach Christ crucified," which, with a false understand (1 Corinthians 2:14) of the meaning of the suffering of Christ, or inded the idea of such on its face, is "...
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