Pavel Mosko
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Can protestant churches join the Eastern Orthodox Church?
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This has only happened on one occasion. If you read the Book "Becoming Orthodox" It tells the story of a group of Campus Crusade for Christ ministers who formed their own denomination after ...

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How prominent was "prosperity theology" in the early church?
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Your question is interesting and it is something that I have talked about a lot Since I was part of that movement in the early 90s and left it only to eventually begin studying Early Church history ...

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Why was Jesus offered vinegar and gall on the cross, and why did he refuse it?
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I like the answer posted by Kris very much, but would add that the early believers also saw this verse as a prophetic foreshadowing of the vinegar and gall on the cross. Psalm 69:21 KJ21 They gave ...

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What is the source of the count of 40000 denominations, and how are they classified?
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The 40,000 figure comes from a chart that is quoted by the "Best Estimates" web site, the estimation comes from the a chart that is linked below originally provided by Gordon Conwell Edu. It is an ...

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What liturgical languages were used in the worldwide church/broad christiandom around 500 AD?
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In my studies on Early Church history, I would confirm most of your suspicions describing the broad use of Latin, Greek, and Aramaic/Syriac as the major liturgical languages of Christianity. But ...

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Are there any Unitarian Catholic Churches?
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Yes but they are a modern phenomenon, and they go by the named of Arian rather than Unitarian. They also are small groups, largely based on the Internet. Arian Catholicism is an Internet Church,...

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How can Wisdom be Jesus if Wisdom was created?
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I actually read an article recently that mentions in passing this concept (that Wisdom is Jesus.) The article first speaks of the Greek Concept of Logos and mentions, “Beginning at least as early ...

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Apart from any claim related to antiquity, does the modern Roman Catholic Church claim to be ‘The Body of Christ'?
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Besides antiquity, and continuity, the Roman Catholic Claims of being the Universal Church is also under-girded by an ancient Ecclesiology that is found in scripture, namely that "the Church is One". ...

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What verified, uniquely Christian principles support scientific approach?
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I encourage the question poster and other interested parties to consult the works of Dr. Hugh Ross of “Reasons to Believe” who is an excellent source of information of questions in this exact field. ...

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What does Eastern-Orthodoxy teach about the Law and Gospel division?
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The Eastern Orthodox being Christians also believes in the teaching of saint Paul on the subject, but they have a different theology than Lutheranism. Probably the Best way to answer your question (...

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According to "continuationists" what explains the 1900 year hiatus?
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I'm a Continualist. Continualism is the just the assumption that the supernatural gifts never disappeared from the Church in the way that Cessionists describe (People who claim that the gifts "died ...

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What was the name of the Pharaoh during the time of Moses?
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Nobody knows for sure but modern speculations and depictions have centered on Ramses the II, Aka Ramses the Great. Here is an Egyptian news paper article on the subject. http://thecairopost.youm7....

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Demon Possession in the Old Testament?
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I would like to recommend that one watch Dr. Michael Heiser video, Demonic Entities & The Messianic Profile | LXX, DSS, Psalm 91 & 151. Michael Heiser — Demonic Entities & The Messianic ...

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Is there any clue/hint in the Bible that tells us “why or how” we won't sin on heaven?
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The other posters have given very fine answers, I'm just going to cover this topic from one point that didn't make it in the other answers (That I could see). In Orthodoxy there is a concept called ...

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What does the Orthodox Church actually teach about Original Sin?
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The Orthodox position is called "Ancestral Sin". Ancestral fault (Greek προγονικὸν ἁμάρτημα, προπατορικὸν ἁμάρτημα) is the doctrine that the sins of the forefathers lead to punishment of their ...

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Do messianic Jews claim to be the beneficiaries of the new covenant now?
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I knew a Messianic Rabbi years ago, he and his congregation definitely accepted the New Covenant and the same goes for others I have since met online. (Meaning they accepted Christ as Savior, ...

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What did Christian authors of the 7th - 15th centuries say about the Muslim claim of Gospels being direct revelations from God?
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John of Damascus is the closest person for what you are asking for (so far) In his 1st book John Advocates for the Christian Platonic view of God that is at odds with that of Islam. John however ...

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Did any of the Apostles travel to present day Saudi Arabia? Apostle Thomas?
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I would cite this comment from New Advent on the subject. The origin and progress of Christianity in Arabia is, owing to the lack of sufficiently authenticated historical documents, involved in ...

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What is the definition of ancestral sin from the perspective of Eastern Orthodox?
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The Eastern Orthodox Church teaches that no one is guilty for the actual sin they committed but rather everyone inherits the consequences of this act; the foremost of this is physical death in this ...

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What do day-age theorists do with "very good" in Genesis 1:31?
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The best way for me to answer this as a Day Age person is to quote from my main go to guy on the topic, Hugh Ross so I'm going to quote from one of his articles. Was Evil Present in God's Very Good ...

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Who is the best prophet in Christianity? and is he the best human being in the eyes of God?
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Jesus is the answer. Jesus counts because besides him being considered "True God" and "True Man", and "The Messiah" and "Savior" etc. ; Jesus also acted in the lower roles of prophet and rabbi. ...

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How was the term 'The Cross' understood by the audience of Jesus? (Catholic perspective)
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John 6:60 New International Version On hearing it, many of his disciples said, "This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?" Matthew 13: 10 The disciples came to him and asked, “Why do you ...

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Are mainline Protestants our Brothers in Christ by virtue of the Trinitarian Baptism? [Catholic]
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According to the official Catholic theology from Vatican II, the answer is YES. Here's a quote, I've cited before on a similar topic. Wikipedia Quote) J. M. R. Tillard goes into detail, in New ...

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Which doctrine was formalised first: Infant Baptism or Original Sin?
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The Early Church did not teach original Sin in the way that Augustine did (That we are doomed because of the Sin of Adam unless we are baptized). Infant baptism is just the recognition that ...

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How do Catholics respond to the claims that the cross has pagan origins?
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According to Justin Martyr, in "Dialogue with Trypho", Christian's should not be concerned with such things. Here are the Chapter titles which summarize the chapter, taken from the New Advent (...

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Why did early Christians believe in the Real Presence?
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Besides the answers given, the whole issue of taking Communion "in an unworthy manner" is another reason that the ancient Christians believed in presence of Christ in the Eucharist. People don't ...

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Do Pentecostals believe that they are speaking real languages or that God purposely uses gibberish?
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I've heard at least two lines of thought on the issue back when I was in the Charismatic movement, attending Full Gospel churches etc. A minority of folks seem to cite the verse of saint Paul that ...

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Ancient Western Christianity & Indian Christians
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The Christian's in the West did have some loose connection with those Christians in the far east due to the trade that went on with the Silk and Spice trail. The Christians of Far Asia and The Roman ...

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Why are people traditionally buried facing east?
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In the Judeo-Christian tradition the East was the direction of prayer since the time of Abraham. Genesis mentions at least once, that he got up in the early morning facing East toward the rising sun ...

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Things that are common exclusively for Protestants and Oriental Orthodoxy
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The Easy simple answer to the OP is NONE. Because the original question used words like "absolutely all Protestants", it is very difficult, maybe even impossible to answer such a broad but also ...

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