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There are different views with respect to various Protestant churches. It depends on whether they believe in the real presence of Christ in the sacrament. Lutherans, for example, believe that Christ is present with his body and blood in an illocal consubstantial like manner under the forms of the bread and wine. Here is one view on the Sacramental Union and ...


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What is the story behind a monk’s tonsure? The monastic tonsure was a way to show one’s consecration to God. The act of shaving one’s hair on the scalp is known as tonsure and it has been associated with a multitude of religions through history. One theory is that it can be traced back to Jesus’s disciples, who practiced the art of tonsure on their own hair, ...


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