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Christian Discussion Thread XI: Anicetus’ Revenge

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What is your denomination?

Roman Catholic
129
42%
Eastern Orthodox
19
6%
Non-Chalcedonian (Oriental Orthodox, Church of the East, etc.)
1
0%
Anglican/Episcopalian
19
6%
Lutheran or Reformed (including Calvinist, Presbyterian, etc.)
34
11%
Methodist
5
2%
Baptist
28
9%
Other Evangelical Protestant (Pentecostal, Charismatic, etc.)
25
8%
Restorationist (LDS Movement, Jehovah's Witness, etc.)
12
4%
Other Christian
35
11%
 
Total votes : 307

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Christian Discussion Thread XI: Anicetus’ Revenge

Postby Tarsonis » Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:19 pm

This is the Eleventh version of the Christian discussion thread, where participants can discuss Christianity in general, the differences between the denominations, general comparative theology (both within and without Christianity), Church history, and many other topics.

While discussion naturally covers a broad range of themes, members of the moderation team (including those participating in the thread), may occasionally gently suggest that some topics might be best taken to a separate thread; this will usually only occur when a subject is itself the subject of discussion in recurring separate NSG threads and would risk dominating this thread if discussed here (examples include, but are not limited to, abortion, homosexuality, the existence of the historical Jesus and/or the existence of God.)


Note: This is a place for Good faith discussion between those wishing to learn and discover. It is not a place to tilt at the religious members of NSG.

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Postby Nakena » Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:26 pm

I am sure this is going to be enjoyable as the last one.
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Postby Aeritai » Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:38 pm

Got to love the new thread smell!
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Postby Maineiacs » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:49 am

Nakena wrote:I am sure this is going to be enjoyable as the last one.



You really think it will be that bad?
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Postby Neu California » Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:25 am

Maineiacs wrote:
Nakena wrote:I am sure this is going to be enjoyable as the last one.



You really think it will be that bad?

Well, it IS nsg
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Postby The JELLEAIN Republic » Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:28 am

Merry post Christmas

What’s the difference between catholic and Eastern Orthodox?
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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:14 am

The JELLEAIN Republic wrote:Merry post Christmas

What’s the difference between catholic and Eastern Orthodox?

I refer you back to the last thread.
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Postby New Visayan Islands » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:34 am

Pity we couldn't time the new thread to coincide with the New Year...
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Postby Minachia » Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:10 am

What, we couldn't wait until the new year to make a new thread? Oh well.
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Postby Auze » Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:11 am

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Postby Nuroblav » Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:13 am

Just a thought I had that the people in this thread might find interesting:

What does following Christ mean to you?

As someone familiar with Christianity I thought I might as well ask. Thanks!
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Postby Kowani » Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:15 am

New thread, new year, same people.
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Postby Bienenhalde » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:43 am

Is "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" a Christmas carol?
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Postby Lost Memories » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:37 am

Kowani wrote:New thread, new year, same people.

Well, "new people" as "not-same people" could either mean:
1) someone got lost (not so good)
2) someone new joined (pretty good)

Or if we take the thread and year not as separate from their previous, but as just continuations of them, the people too then are continuations of our past year selves :p
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Postby Hakons » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:55 am

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Postby Totenborg » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:58 am

Neu California wrote:
Maineiacs wrote:

You really think it will be that bad?

Well, it IS nsg

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Postby Minachia » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:23 pm

Bienenhalde wrote:Is "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" a Christmas carol?

According to the LSB, it's a communion hymn.
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Postby Lord Dominator » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:41 pm

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The JELLEAIN Republic wrote:Merry post Christmas

What’s the difference between catholic and Eastern Orthodox?

How long do you have?
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Postby Diopolis » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:50 pm

Merry Christmas.
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Postby Xmara » Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:43 pm

Bienenhalde wrote:Is "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" a Christmas carol?

Legit never heard of that one. Sounds metal.
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Postby The JELLEAIN Republic » Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:55 pm

Lord Dominator wrote:First page flex time
The JELLEAIN Republic wrote:Merry post Christmas

What’s the difference between catholic and Eastern Orthodox?

How long do you have?


I’m always around give or take 3 days
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Postby Lower Nubia » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:03 pm

The votes are filtering in, who will win? The Roman Catholics. It's always the Roman Catholics.
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Postby New Visayan Islands » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:43 pm

Lower Nubia wrote:The votes are filtering in, who will win? The Roman Catholics. It's always the Roman Catholics.

You do know we have the raw numbers, right? :lol2:
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Postby Lord Dominator » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:50 pm

The JELLEAIN Republic wrote:
Lord Dominator wrote:First page flex time
How long do you have?


I’m always around give or take 3 days

Not enough time ;)
Lower Nubia wrote:The votes are filtering in, who will win? The Roman Catholics. It's always the Roman Catholics.

Sorely tempted to add a couple puppet votes just so Lutheran is briefly ahead...
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Postby Albrenia » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:53 pm

That's the first poll I've seen without a Hasselhoff option.

Anyway, happy new thread to all ye Christians.

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