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ISIS savages behead four children: Christian leader

ISIS savages behead four children: Christian leader http://cbn.com/tv/3879370412001 Four Christian children were beheaded by ISIS militants in Iraq for refusing to denounce Jesus and convert to Islam, according to the leader of the Anglican church in Baghdad. Canon Andrew White, … Continue reading

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Did Irenaeus believe in transubstantiation?

Did Irenaeus believe in transubstantiation? It looks like Irenaeus (c. AD 202) did not believe in transubstantiation: It was all spiritual for him. He believed like many of his time, in the spiritual participation in Christ. But, in noway he … Continue reading

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Islam and the Destruction of Eastern and North African Christianity

Islam and the Destruction of Eastern and North African Christianity By Rodney Stark (from his book: The Triumph of Christianity, ch 12)  CHRISTIANITY DID NOT START OUT as a European religious movement; in early days far more missionary activity was … Continue reading

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Persons vs. Objects

      Persons vs. Objects Man is the only true sacred creature in the eyes of the Lord We show reverence for “sacred” buildings Or reverence for the “sacred” laws and regulations Or reverence for “sacred” territory or land … Continue reading

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Reality Check: The “Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Fragment

Reality Check: The “Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Fragment by Daniel B. Wallace There has been an unbelievable torrent of hoopla over a newly discovered—or rather, recently announced—Coptic fragment that speaks of Jesus as being married. The news of this small, business-card-sized … Continue reading

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Structure of church in 1st century AD vs. church in 21st AD

Structure of church in 1st century AD vs. church in 21st AD When looking back at the first century church, we get surprised by how much it was different  from the churches of our century, including all denominations. In all … Continue reading

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Church tradition and scripture: which has the authority?

Church tradition and scripture: which has the authority? So many Christians believe in the authority of church traditions handed down through the ages to us. Others believe that it is only scripture that have the ultimate authority (Sola Scriptura). The … Continue reading

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