February 28, 2010

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He was going to Italy, but stopped on the way in Geneva. Churches descended from the Church of England, like the Episcopalian Church, are likewise generally considered Protestant. He refused to recant, and in the following year disputed the infallibility of the Pope and the Councils in a series of debates known as the Leipzig Disputations. Next he appeared at Orléans, whence he issued his second publication, his Psychopannychia, a refutation of the theory that the soul sleeps between death and the Last Judgment.
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February 28, 2010

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Now, it's important to note that while this massive problem didn't bother Ken nor will it trouble most other Protestants, the fact is it should, and I believe that it eventually will bother them. They may act as intercessors between God and Man and may be invoked in prayer. While Weber considers the capitalistic labour market to be important for the development of capitalism and has profound structural consequences for society, he provides little analysis of this in The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
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February 28, 2010

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The vernacular versions of the Bible, such as Luther's and the King James Version, played a formative role in the development of modern German and English literature. The common conception of Calvin is erroneous. The Enlightenment is largely responsible for the spread of secularism. This term was used to refer to the monk or hermit in Greek, and came to be used for the monks in medieval society, who devoted themselves to God, denying bodily and worldly pleasures.
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February 28, 2010

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The Christian Right became a political force in the Republican Party in the 1980s as part of a strategy of right-wing political strategists to enlist evangelical and fundamentalist leaders, especially television evangelists, in building a voter base. If I eat this pork and do not feel well, I will be annoyed at my bad stomach that is unable to digest the meat.” So, for him there are no pleasures. This means that Protestant Churches do not create saints and saints are not considered capable of interceding with God on behalf of believers.
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February 28, 2010

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Gedurende de nazitijd behoorden dan ook relatief veel gereformeerden tot de verzetsbeweging van de Bekennende Kirche. According to the plain teaching of this verse, these Jews did not go to Hell because they were not part of the elect or because they were sovereignly elected to reprobation, but simply because they refused to believe. Its adoption gave great power to the clergy. They could falsely claim, under this doctrine, that they could bring Christ down from the glory of heaven to their altars; there they could demand He be worshipped at the elevation of the Host (the Mass wafer) then offered on their altars as an unbloody sacrifice for the sins of the living and the dead.
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February 27, 2010

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In the mid 1500s, Calvin forged a theocracy- a society where only the leaders of a specific religion can be the leaders of the secular government. He grew up to become a student of Theodore Beza, who was Calvin’s successor at Geneva. Lake Mary FL: Reformation Trust Pub., 2009. —. The Calvinists believe that there is no cooperation of the man�s will with the divine power. They do not like to be reminded that although Spurgeon was a great Baptist preacher, he won less than half the number of sinners to Jesus Christ than Billy Sunday did, less than one quarter as many as Dwight L.
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February 27, 2010

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In the 95 Theses Luther denied that the pope had the right to forgive sins. Prescinding from its final meaning in the history of civilization, its antagonistic role during the Middle Ages, and its lack of an initiatic and esoteric dimension, we nevertheless must acknowledge a certain traditional character to the Church that lifted it above what had been mere Christianity, because it established a system of dogmas, symbols, myths, rituals, and sacred institutions in which, though often indirectly, elements of a superior knowledge were sometimes preserved.
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February 27, 2010

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An apparent change in the will of man is wholly God�s doing, and not man's, even in part. All of the blessings and the sometimes-forgotten enrichment that God provides for his children. Neo-Calvinists intend their work to be understood as an update of the Calvinist worldview in response to modern circumstances, which is an extension of the Calvinist understanding of salvation to scientific, social, and political issues. All these factors sparked a major discontent... You wrote this whole book and you have no idea where your thinking is going?
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February 27, 2010

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Recently the Archbishop of York joined Cardinal Hume in celebrating her as a Christian Martyr. Even with these Catholic concessions, it only just passed the House of Lords, an embarrassment considering that several Catholic bishops including White of Winchester and the Abbot of Westminster were conveniently absent after misbehaviour in a staged Protestantism versus Catholicism debate. The following outcomes of the Protestant Reformation regarding human capital formation, the Protestant ethic, economic development, governance, and "dark" outcomes have been identified: [24] Margaret C.
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February 27, 2010

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Then where can a sin be forgiven outside of this world other than a place like Purgatory? The initiation of polygamy in the city, while justified by references to the Old Testament, was a response to problems arising from a shortage of men, many of whom had fled the city. In Jesus' death we become victorious over sin. From the Age of Discovery to the late nineteenth century (and in many cases beyond), Catholic Latin America was largely dominated by an absolutist, mercantilist economic culture.
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