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    Good orthodox "contemporary" music

    Looking for good contemporary music by orthodox artists. :)
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    Excellent article- a must read!

    How the blood fits into the orthodox understanding of the atonement and forgiveness of sin has troubled me until now. http://www.orthodoxconvert.info/Q-A.php?c=Salvation-Blood%20Sacrifices%20and%20Forgiveness
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    What is a "reader"

    What is a "reader" in the church....what does he do? Thanx
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    Assurance of Salvation in orthodoxy

    Salvation in orthodoxy is a past event, something worked upon in the present, and something worked towards in the future.The eyes of the orthodox are focus FORWARDS, as they indeed should be, because your final salvation is what really counts. The orthodox have total faith in Gods ability to...
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    Orthodox view of the "new earth"

    Does orthodoxy teach that the faithful will actually inhabit a new re-created earth with glorified resurrected bodies at some time in the future. I have heard conflicting opinions on this subject.
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    Official stance of the RCC on orthodoxy

    What position does the Roman Catholic church take against orthodoxy? Do they think the orthodox are heretics as they think protestants are? I am talking about the official church stance and not the stance taken by individuals within the church.
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    Foot washing in orthodoxy?

    Wondering if the practise of "foot washing" is done in orthodoxy?
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    Byzantine catholic church, what is it?

    Can someone explain their history and how they differ from orthodoxy ?
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    Why no icons in the west?

    What is the history in regard to why there are icons in the east and not in the west ie: Roman catholic?
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    This brought me to tears

    This women has an unreal voice! Brought me to tears. Scroll down and hear the sample "Heavenly King"! http://66.218.69.11/search/cache?p=byzantine+chanting+in+english&sm=Yahoo%21+Search&toggle=1&ei=UTF-8&u=www.ancienthymns.com/&w=byzantine+chanting+english&d=JJzSzGFULtz1&icp=1&.intl=us I would...
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    Best chanting album

    Whats your opinion on the best chanting works in English?  Choir or single. Looking for something really spiritually "moving".
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    Pray for me

    I am a disgruntled protestant seeking the truth. I have asked many questions. It is time to experience orthodoxy, and I intend to go to an orthodox church soon. My request is for you all to pray for me...and even within your orthodox prayer circles. Question.....Can I watch the divine...
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    Lactantius is a known liar and Tertullian a known heretic!?

    A good brother who I think is well respected posted this......"Lactantius is a known liar and Tertullian a known heretic". I am sure he will explain but I search for other opinions too. WHY.......because I thought these men were good early fathers and I especially here Tertullian mentioned a...
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    Pray to the Saints....confusion in orthodoxy?

    I believe in intercessory prayer.....BUT.....why is the bible completely silent on this subject of praying to saints to ask their help . In the book of Revelation we read about the saints (Christians) on earth praying to God. The incense that is offered to God by the angel and the elders...
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    Isn't prostration before an icon too much?

    Forgive me all but as one of protestant background, being pulled into a deep search of orthodoxy, there are things that I have to unlearn......things that are very very hard for a protestant from birth to accept. I have accepted most of orthodoxy and now I am hoping that the holy spirit will...
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    St. Mary the only one with a body?

    Then what of Moses and Elijah at the transfiguration? Spirits don't look like a man....or maybe they do? Comments appreciated?
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    Predestination view in orthodoxy

    Orthodoxy teaches that we are predestined for salvation. God predestines us for salvation in Christ based on his foreknowledge on who would accept Christ and endure to the end after Gods grace moves upon him. BUT Perhaps some are actually predestined for salvation, like St. Paul, the 12...
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    Music from the heterodox, do you listen?

    There is some good music out there from the heterodox. I especially like the music of John Michael Talbot, a Roman Catholic. Do you buy and listen to this music or do you stick with know orthodox artists? Part of me says that since the heterodox have only a piece of the truth we should not...
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    Extra large icons, where?

    Where can I purchase good large sized icons on the net, especially of Christ and bible events? Some two feet high would be great. Byzantine would be my first choice Many thanx
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    Salvation outside the church?

    What is the orthodox opinion of the fate of those that have not had the chance to hear the gospel and to be a part of the body of Christ? Not all are fortunate enough to have  be en exposed to the truth? I know that officially the church thinks that is possible for the heterodox to be saved, but...
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