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while considering eastern orthodox teachings I think we should carefully consider the teachings.for instance,Ethiopia one of the oriental churches has strong teaching regarding mariology.regarding the original sin Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido church briefly teaches that saint mary was spotless and free from the original sin which resulted from disobedience ...


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Church Fathers on the Rapture Irenaeus, “Against Heresies,” Book V, Chap. 29: And therefore, when in the end the Church shall be suddenly caught up from this, it is said, 'There shall be tribulation such as has not been since the beginning, neither shall be.' For this is the last contest of the righteous, in which, when they overcome they are crowned with ...


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The earliest Old Testament canon is mentioned by Josephus circa 95CE, as well as the reason why they considered it "from God". From there, it's history is shown by Melito of Sardis circa 175CE. These earliest canons never included what came to be called the apocrypha. Josephus Although he does not name specific books, it is quite clear to which ...


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Which canon did the Early Church recognize? I will start with Church canons of the New Testament. Our modern biblical canon was more or less finalized in 350 at Jerusalem by Bishop Cyril of Jerusalem. Prior to that Both Irenaeus (in 160) and Origen (early 3rd century) had their own lists. A four gospel canon (the Tetramorph) was in place by the time of ...


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Did St. Thomas come to India? According to Catholic tradition the answer is yes! Historical evidence seems to suggest the same results, although there is no direct proofs so to speak. The long-accepted belief is that St. Thomas preached in South India and established churches and left congregations known to this day as the St.Thomas’ Christians, and that in ...


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