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1 Timothy 2: Paul’s Original Language, Timothy’s Original Context – The Junia Project

11 months ago

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It was to Timothy, in Ephesus, that Paul wrote his letter warning against false teaching. Given the context his warnings were well-deserved. Throughout history, the church has been characterized by a male-dominated social hierarchy. This worldview has been so pervasive that some even consider it to be “God’s created order.” In light of the prevalence…

A Short History of Ordination (Part I) – Memory, Meaning & Faith

11 months ago

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A Short History of Ordination (Part I) by Darius Jankiewicz With few exceptions, most contemporary Christians consider ordination a legitimate rite of setting selected members apart for the purpose of pastoral ministry and oversight in the Christian Church.  It is also generally assumed that the rite finds its foundations in the Old and New Testaments.…

Vatican unveils frescoes in Catacombs of Priscilla with paintings of FEMALE PRIESTS | Daily Mail Online

1 year ago

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Suggestions that the frescoes, found in the Catacombs of Priscilla of Rome, show female priests have been dismissed by the Vatican as sensationalist ‘fairy tales’. Source: Vatican unveils frescoes in Catacombs of Priscilla with paintings of FEMALE PRIESTS | Daily Mail Online

Tomb of the Unknown Priests | National Catholic Reporter

1 year ago

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Source: Tomb of the Unknown Priests | National Catholic Reporter Tomb of the Unknown Priests Nicole Sotelo  |  Nov. 11, 2011> Today marks the 90th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Having been killed during World War I in France, his unidentified body was interred at Arlington Cemetery outside of Washington, D.C., to…