The New England colonists—with the exception of Rhode Island—were predominantly Puritans, who, by and large, led strict religious lives. The clergy was highly educated and devoted to the…

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Bethel is mentioned several times in Genesis. It is first mentioned in Genesis 12 and 13, as a place near where Abram stayed and built an altar on…

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The word is used three times in the New Testament writings: Luke 23:43 – by Jesus on the cross, in response to the thief’s request that Jesus remember…

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Genuflection is a sign of reverence to the Blessed Sacrament. Its purpose is to allow the worshipper to engage his whole person in acknowledging the presence of and…

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The Mandaeans are an ancient Gnostic sect still active in Iran and Iraq with small communities in other parts of the world. … Thomas Christians of India), the…

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Jerusalem includes the holiest ground in Judaism, the third-holiest shrine in Islam and major Christian sites linked to the life of Jesus. What religions Is Jerusalem a holy…

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Is the Bible written as a poem? The Bible is the perfect place to learn poetry. We think of the book of Psalms when we think of poetry…

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What happened to Samuel’s sons in the Bible? In the end, the sons were killed in a battle at Aphek. When Eli heard the combined news reports: (1)…

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Anglicanism is loosely organized in the Anglican Communion, a worldwide family of religious bodies that represents the offspring of the Church of England and recognizes the archbishop of…

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What is wrong with the NIV Bible? The problem with the NIV is that is not a great translation. It uses paraphrase a lot. Yes, I’m aware that…

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