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Christianity Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

According to evangelicals, before the Reformation, who were Christians if "Catholics are not Christians"?

Every now and then I hear non-Catholic Christians, usually evangelicals, say things along the lines of "Catholics are not Christians" or "the Catholic Church does not teach the true gospel". Unless I ...

catholicism church-history evangelicalism christian-identity  
asked by H3br3wHamm3r81 12 votes
answered by curiousdannii 8 votes

What are Mormons allowed to discuss about the temple, when not inside the temple?

What are we allowed to discuss or ask questions about outside of the temple? What things exactly are too sacred to discuss outside the temple, and which things can we talk fairly openly about?

lds temple  
asked by ShemSeger 8 votes
answered by Matt 9 votes

What is the biblical argument against baptism by sprinkling/pouring?

What is the biblical basis for the idea that it is wrong or incorrect to baptize by sprinkling or pouring the water? Growing up as a baptist I heard this all the time. Related, but opposite: What is ...

biblical-basis baptism  
asked by LCIII 7 votes
answered by bruised reed 6 votes

How is the Catholic belief in Purgatory supported?

There is already this question on this site: What is the Biblical support for Purgatory? But I believe there might be more the the Catholic argument. We know that Catholics regard the Holy Tradition ...

catholicism apologetics purgatory  
asked by Jeff 6 votes
answered by AthanasiusOfAlex 6 votes

Is there a Catholic list of Old Testament sacraments?

Augustine said that there are fewer sacraments in the New Covenant than there were in the Old: Thus the sacraments of the Old Testament, which were celebrated in obedience to the law, were types ...

catholicism sacraments typology  
asked by Mr. Bultitude 6 votes

What are the theological implications of "pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death"?

Hail Mary, full of grace. Our Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of ...

catholicism prayer virgin-mary hail-mary  
asked by Phil Hobrla 5 votes
answered by Chaplain Weasle M. S. Forsythe 4 votes

Origin of the idea that "demons" and "fallen angels" are the same thing?

Background So I'm studying angels and demons right now, attempting to put together a picture of what the Bible teaches on these topics, and I'm struggling to find anything in the Bible that suggests ...

biblical-basis church-history angels demons  
asked by Jas 3.1 5 votes
answered by Bye 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Into how many languages has the Bible been translated?

I understand that the Bible has been translated into more languages than any other book in the world. What is the current total of languages into which the Bible, or part of the Bible, has been ...

bible translation  
asked by Narnian 15 votes
answered by DJClayworth 18 votes

What did Jesus quote Psalm 22: "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?"

What is the correlation between these two scripture? Why Jesus felt forsaken if he knew what was going on? Why was it mentioned in Old Testament as well as New Testament(in two places)? My God, ...

jesus exegesis gospel-of-matthew crucifixion psalm  
asked by Vijin Paulraj 9 votes
answered by Hammer 9 votes

Can you answer this?

Was Martin Luther a Rosicrucian?

The rose together with the cross is the sign of the Rosicrucian Order as seen below: The cross symbolizes Christianity and the rose often symbolizes secrecy (Sub Rosa). Martin Luther's seal is also ...

protestantism martin-luther lutheranism rosicrucianism  
asked by The Freemason 1 vote
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