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Initial Differences between Protestants and Catholics

In a previous post, we looked at similarities between Protestants and Catholics. This post will explain some of the initial differences between the Protestant and Catholic religion. 587 more words

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Protestantism and Catholicism Similarities

Protestantism began with Martin Luther in the 16th century. Despite the eventually split with the Roman Catholic Church Protestants had a great deal in common with Catholics two main points are the following. 327 more words

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Western Monaticism

The monasticism of Western Europe was different from that which was found in the Orthodox Church during the Medieval period. The Western version was communal in nature while the monks from the East were often more individualistic. 259 more words

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The Book of Acts – Part 3 – After Pentecost (7) – Imprisonment and Release

Acts 5: 17-32

But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.

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No discussion on critics of the ancient church would be complete without the most salient of them all – the pagan intellectual Celsus. 1,684 more words

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Dawn of the Reformation

The Reformation of the 16th century was a time of major change in the church. There were several significant shifts in how people viewed religion as a result of this experience but several ideas did not change. 283 more words

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