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What is your denomination?

Roman Catholic
108
34%
Eastern Orthodox
31
10%
Non-Chalcedonian (Oriental Orthodox, Church of the East, etc.)
2
1%
Anglican/Episcopalian
22
7%
Lutheran or Reformed (including Calvinist, Presbyterian, etc.)
35
11%
Methodist
2
1%
Baptist
35
11%
Other Evangelical Protestant (Pentecostal, Charismatic, etc.)
26
8%
Restorationist (LDS Movement, Jehovah's Witness, etc.)
12
4%
Other Christian
44
14%
 
Total votes : 317

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The Christian Discussion Thread X: Originally there were 15

Postby Tarsonis » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:03 am

This is the tenth 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.)

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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:05 am

Yes there should be a new poll.
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Alright, suggestions for new poll? Or should it be a flavor do the week type deal?
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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:21 am

Tarsonis wrote:Alright, suggestions for new poll? Or should it be a flavor do the week type deal?

Maybe who we think is the most important theologian?
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Postby Northern Davincia » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:56 am

What about favorite popes?
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Postby Hakons » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:01 am

Northern Davincia wrote:What about favorite popes?


No, favorite theologian sounds good. Favorite pope wouldn't really be a poll for all of Christendom.
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Postby Maineiacs » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:30 pm

I'm not sure we need a new poll, but I'll go along with whatever's decided.

Got a chuckle oout of the Mel Brooks reference in the title, BTW.
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Postby Lord Dominator » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:33 pm

Seeing as I am massively competitive & egostocical, TENTH!

I second favorite apostle or favorite pope
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Postby Saint Ryvern » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:13 pm

Polling favorite apostle or favorite theologian would be more inclusive of all branches of Christianity.

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Postby Benuty » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:22 pm

Ahhh, new thread smell is absolutely delicious.
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Postby Diopolis » Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:39 pm

Look, a new thread!
Um, for the poll, maybe the favorite liturgy?
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Postby Luminesa » Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:15 pm

Favorite theologian sounds good.
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Postby Pasong Tirad » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:18 pm

Yipee, new thread!

Favorite theologian sounds good too. Alternatively, favorite book in the Bible.
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Postby FelrikTheDeleted » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:36 pm

Yay, new thread.

Favourite theologians sounds good for the poll.

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Postby Salus Maior » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:02 pm

Hakons wrote:
Northern Davincia wrote:What about favorite popes?


No, favorite theologian sounds good. Favorite pope wouldn't really be a poll for all of Christendom.


Favorite Evangelical Pop song :^)
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Also, as a possible title for a future CDT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTLlzHyfyS8
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5

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Postby Lord Dominator » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:09 pm

Salus Maior wrote:Also, as a possible title for a future CDT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTLlzHyfyS8

Planning a bit ahead, we? :p
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Hakons wrote:
No, favorite theologian sounds good. Favorite pope wouldn't really be a poll for all of Christendom.


Favorite Evangelical Pop song :^)

We'd need several rounds of voting & runoff voting for that one :lol:
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Lord Dominator wrote:
Salus Maior wrote:Also, as a possible title for a future CDT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTLlzHyfyS8

Planning a bit ahead, we? :p


If I had thought of it sooner I'd have suggested it for this one :P
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Postby Dylar » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:57 pm

To Deus Vult or not to Deus Vult? That is the question. Poll should be favorite theologian.
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Postby Northern Davincia » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:58 pm

Dylar wrote:To Deus Vult or not to Deus Vult? That is the question. Poll should be favorite theologian.

That's not much of a question at all. Always Deus Vult.
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Postby Ndaku » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:22 pm

For a poll, maybe favorite theologian. Could learn something new from that!
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Postby Hakons » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:17 pm

Salus Maior wrote:
Hakons wrote:
No, favorite theologian sounds good. Favorite pope wouldn't really be a poll for all of Christendom.


Favorite Evangelical Pop song :^)


And you have to listen to ALL of them before you vote :^)
Why lies He in such mean estate, where ox and ass are feeding?
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Postby Salus Maior » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:26 pm

Hakons wrote:
Salus Maior wrote:
Favorite Evangelical Pop song :^)


And you have to listen to ALL of them before you vote :^)


That's my secret Hakons, I was raised Evangelical so I already know :^) *DUN DUN DUN*
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