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Mike
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Does the Catholic Church officially recognize Protestants as Christians?

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Were the Jews expecting the Messiah to suffer at all?

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What was the difference between the Pharisees and Sadducees?

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When did the one-way monologue sermon first become a normal feature of church assemblies?

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What does it mean to interpret the Bible literally?

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Why is Jesus the Son called the Father in Isaiah 9:6?

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Is there any tradition that informs us of how old Mary was when she gave birth to Jesus?

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Why did early Christians in Acts still go to the Jewish temple every day?

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Why is the word ‘concupiscence’ so important in understanding the difference between a Catholic view and a Protestant view of ‘Original Sin’?

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What happened to the wives of priests when celibacy was first instituted in the Catholic church?

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Was Jesus' resurrected body the same as his glorified body that he now has in heaven?

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When Jesus gave Peter his name (rock) what is the significance that he then said upon a ‘different’ kind of rock he would build his church?

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Under Catholic dogma can someone publicly rebuke the Pope like Paul rebuked Peter?

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Why did Martin Luther change his surname from ‘Luder’ to ‘Luther' very early in his career?

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What is the Biblical basis for testing the truthfulness of every statement made by Prophets or Apostles who have been confirmed as 'real'?

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What are the main beliefs held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses that are contrary to the beliefs of Christians from at least Nicene Creed 300 AD to 1800 AD?

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How would a Catholic explain the absence of the mass in the Epistle to the Hebrews?

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When did female missionaries appear after the Reformation?

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When did Christians switch from an ‘immediate baptism’ to ‘after years of instruction and scrutiny’ baptism, such as in the Apostolic Tradition?

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Why does God often permit his children to suffer in this world more than the wicked?

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What kind of clothes did Jesus wear?

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Where did the religious symbol of the 'halo' come from?

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Does any church follow the Apostolic Tradition of Baptism ‘in the nude’, or was that never the tradition?

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Is man born in God's image, or was that just Adam? [closed]

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What is the earliest record of using icons to worship God in the Catholic or Orthodox traditions?

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At what date in history was the last papal anathema officially applied through the death penalty in a papal court against a heretic or protestant?

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At the greater emergence of democracy in Europe during the 'Enlightenment' did the papacy support democracy?

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Can Catholic works of ‘satisfaction’ (prayer, fasting, etc.) for the removal of temporal punishments of venial sin be credited to others still alive?

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Why was the Apostle Paul seemingly not that interested in baptizing believers? [closed]

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Why does the Eastern Orthodox Church dislike the idea that the Spirit proceeds from the Son?

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