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"Book of Homilies"

In the 1540s Archbishop Cranmer was responsible for compiling a book of homilies for the use in churches. The original book consisted of twelve sermons, which were supposed to be read on constant rotation in all churches in England. 186 more words

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10 Bible Passages Protestants Cannot Accept (Without Becoming Catholic)

  1. Matthew 16:18-19 (Authority)

 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. 617 more words

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"The Book of Common Prayer"

The Book of Common Prayer, written largely by Thomas Cranmer, was introduced to replace the Latin liturgy. Cranmer in subsequent revisions moved away from the translation/adaptation of the Roman rite, creating a more Protestant form of worship. 347 more words

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Religious Change in America’s Swing States

At the Public Religion Research Institute, they have some figures out on Religious Change in America’s Swing States, including Iowa:

Iowa (+8 Religiously unaffiliated)

Iowa has experienced a dramatic growth of religiously unaffiliated residents in the last seven years.

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