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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Historical Christian Jewelry
The art of jewelry making evolved though the centuries. In a sense, jewelry is any ornamentation or adornment on the body. Jewelry has been used not only for aesthetic reasons but also as an indication of a person’s status in life.
>> Body Mysteries
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Am I Damned?: Part 2
CAVEAT: It is impossible to answer a "theological" question simply and correctly at the same time. The reason for this is the fact that the theological arena involves reality not only beyond our capacity to adequately express, but even beyond that,...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Truth, Lies and the Holocaust
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. -Samuel Butler Over the years, I have heard many tales of tragedy and persecution committed against Neo-Pagans around the country. From folks losing jobs, losing...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology

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Early Christian Liturgical Practices - Louisville Seminary
Early Christian Liturgical Practices. PW 3273 – Spring 2012. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Memorial and Typology in Jewish and Christian Liturgy
Margaret Barker The Temple Roots of the Liturgy 'It is remarkable
similarities between the early Christian liturgies and temple rituals. Since the ... It is true that very little is known about the origin of the Christian liturgy or about ...
An Introduction to the Christian Liturgical Year - Catholic Resources
An Introduction to the Christian Liturgical Year. Complexities of Calendars: • Astronomical Foundations: days (terrestrial); weeks (why 7?); months (lunar); years ...
MA in Christian Liturgy - Sarum College
MA in Christian Liturgy Programme Director. Dr Bridget Nichols [BN]. Visiting Scholar at Sarum College.

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2016 Holy Week, Easter Services Scheduled at St. Mark's-in-the-Valley
Day explains, “This is one of the most ancient of all special Christian liturgies and sums up much of what is involved in being Christian. Special music is part of the service.
Religion events around the Washington area
Sunday, 9 and 11:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgies will be held in English at 9 a.
Chris Thompson: Monday marks start of Orthodox Lent
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill to celebrate divine liturgy in Antarctic
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has flown to the Antarctic to celebrate a divine liturgy at a scientific research station, a trip aides said was intended to show his church has global reach, Russian media reported on Wednesday.
CHEERS AND JEERS — For March 12-13
to paid columnist, conservative, Bible-believing Christian Apologist Tom May for his Biblical interpretations in his Feb. 19 column, titled “Forty, fish and frivolous.” Mr.

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Christian liturgy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian liturgy is a pattern for worship used (whether recommended or prescribed) by a Christian congregation or denomination on a regular basis. Although ...
Christian Liturgy: Catholic and Evangelical: Frank Senn -
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What does the Bible say about liturgy? Should a Christian
Should a Christian participate in liturgical worship?" Answer: The American Heritage Dictionary defines "liturgy" as follows: "1. The rite of the Eucharist.
We Need More Than Liturgy | Christianity Today
Aug 21, 2014 Liturgical worship is the rage among many evangelicals. 'Not so fast,' says a liturgical Christian.
What is Liturgy? Evangelicals and Liturgical Worship - CRI Voice
Nov 25, 2015 Essay on the growing trend of evangelicals toward liturgical worship, with ... evokes the religious prejudice that opposes "Catholic" to "Christian.

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