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Forum: Arian Catholicism and Islam 26th November 2007
Replies: 33
Views: 20,710
Posted By Matt2817
icon_eek Finer points...

Grace and peace David!

Welcome to the forum. I pray that your stay here will be fruitful.

Please know what I am about to write is not meant to belittle you or your faith. I merely offer it in a...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 22nd November 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 10,886
Posted By Matt2817
More information RE: BUs, UUs et al

Grace and peace Danage!

Thought you might be interested in this LINK (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unitarianism). It addresses most of Unitarian beliefs through the years. It is quite...
Forum: acOSB - Arian Catholic Order of St. Benedict 22nd November 2007
Replies: 18
Views: 12,623
Posted By Matt2817
Anyone??

What, no replies?

In blessing, bless
Wayne Matthew Mari
Forum: Arian History and the Early Church 22nd November 2007
Replies: 24
Views: 24,944
Posted By Matt2817
icon_razz Ahhh, I see, said the blind man...

Very good, Postulare42!



Yes, my unmet friend, I would be surprised! I am not that technologically advanced. Webcams, greenscreens, editting decks?! --My mind is reeling and quite open!

As for...
Forum: Arian History and the Early Church 21st November 2007
Replies: 24
Views: 24,944
Posted By Matt2817
Intriguing proposal!

Grace and peace!

Intriguing proposal Postulare42. My initial concern was that so little is known of what Arius said. Other than the historical records to refute him, not much is given to us from...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 9th November 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 10,886
Posted By Matt2817
Exclamation Please check history...

Esteemed Danage, grace and peace!

Please allow me to address this comment:


It may interest you to notice that the Waldensian and Albigensian "heresies" occured not out of Roman Catholicism, but...
Forum: Related Web Resources 8th November 2007
Replies: 19
Views: 15,389
Posted By Matt2817
what's in a Word?

Grace and peace, Thank you for the clarification, Stephen!

I find nothing wrong with your definition of 'Word.' In fact, it really is a well-thought out definition. Not, a precise theological...
Forum: Related Web Resources 8th November 2007
Replies: 19
Views: 15,389
Posted By Matt2817
Putting G-d in a box pt.2

Grace and peace, Stephen!
Perhaps, I will need "your" definition of 'Word' at some future time, but until then, we can proceed with this discussion.

You wrote:

Not according to the context. At...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 8th November 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 9,409
Posted By Matt2817
History of Dogma concl.

The innovations of Marcion are unmistakable. The way in which he attempted to sever Christianity from the Old Testament was a bold stroke which demanded the sacrifice of the dearest possession of...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 8th November 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 9,409
Posted By Matt2817
History of Dogma...cont.

4. Marcion had no interest in specially emphasizing the distinction between the good God and Christ, which according to the Pauline Epistles, could not be denied. To him Christ is the manifestation...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 8th November 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 9,409
Posted By Matt2817
cont.

1. Marcion explained the Old Testament in its literal sense and rejected every allegorical interpretation. He recognized it as the revelation of the creator of the world and the god of the Jews, but...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 8th November 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 9,409
Posted By Matt2817
History of Dogma

Why certainly...

Grace and peace all! Please note that the information provided below pertaining to Marcion and his attempt to set aside the Old Testament foundation of Christianity, to purify...
Forum: Doctrine and Discipline of the ACC 8th November 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 9,409
Posted By Matt2817
Post leaven of the Pharisees

Grace and peace all!

My book discussion group is entertaining "What Paul Meant" by Garry Wills.
It is most enlightening. Please find below a review:

Poor St. Paul. He is not in particularly good...
Forum: Related Web Resources 8th November 2007
Replies: 19
Views: 15,389
Posted By Matt2817
Putting G-d in a box

Grace and peace, Stephen!
Thank you for your posts. It is evident that you have spent some due diligence in your pursuit of the 'truth.'

Please allow these brief comments...Yes, omnipresence is a...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 8th November 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2,269
Posted By Matt2817
Post Trinitarian proof-texts refuted

Stephen, grace and peace!
Thank you for sharing these points. During my conversion from trinitarianism, I happened upon this website:
BiblicalUnitarian.com...
Forum: Arian Catholic Theological Philosophy 8th November 2007
Replies: 26
Views: 17,132
Posted By Matt2817
Thumbs up The whole cosmic enchilada

Grace and Peace, Stephen!

Thank you for sharing this. It is good to read of your "discoveries." Your observations reminded me a lot of the works of Meister Eckhart...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 7th November 2007
Replies: 20
Views: 7,263
Posted By Matt2817
snap, crackle, pop!

Grace and peace all!

Postulare42 you crack me up with this:



The last time Archbishop posted it was not to any thread. He created his own "95 theses" so to speak.

I like his "hands off...
Forum: Arian History and the Early Church 7th November 2007
Replies: 24
Views: 24,944
Posted By Matt2817
Thumbs up The great equalizer!

Wowza! The internet is the great equalizer! And its open 24/7

As for us taking up a YouTube presence, I would be for that. Although I do not have a web-cam or microphone, I would be more than happy...
Forum: Glossary of Terms & Theological Wiki Encyclopaedia 7th November 2007
Replies: 15
Views: 21,116
Posted By Matt2817
Red face Ah-ha!

Grace and Peace all,

Duh! I failed to take into account what Stephen wrote in context. I humbly apologize. Specifically for my misreading of this portion of his post:

[...]because The whole is...
Forum: Glossary of Terms & Theological Wiki Encyclopaedia 7th November 2007
Replies: 15
Views: 21,116
Posted By Matt2817
Forbidden link resolved...

Grace and peace Stephen! Try HERE (http://www.theopedia.com/Atonement_of_Christ)

If this fails, please find below a reprint:

The Atonement (http://www.theopedia.com/Atonement) of Christ is the...
Forum: Glossary of Terms & Theological Wiki Encyclopaedia 7th November 2007
Replies: 15
Views: 21,116
Posted By Matt2817
Post Word / Logos Primer

Grace and peace all,

It is imperative that the serious student of the Bible come to a basic understanding of logos, which is translated as “Word” in John 1:1. Most Trinitarians believe that the...
Forum: Glossary of Terms & Theological Wiki Encyclopaedia 7th November 2007
Replies: 15
Views: 21,116
Posted By Matt2817
Question Huh? What Metaphysics is this...

Dear Stephen grace and peace!

I appreciate your exegesis/metaphysical approach, but fail to comprehend its logic. It is not based upon Biblical precedent. Apologies to our esteemed friend...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 7th November 2007
Replies: 20
Views: 7,263
Posted By Matt2817
Free Will Articles...

Stephen, grace and peace!

I would be most interested in reading your articles. You may wish to post them here (http://forum.arian-catholic.org/forumdisplay.php?f=12)in the off-topic discussions...
Forum: Arian Catholicism Today 7th November 2007
Replies: 20
Views: 7,263
Posted By Matt2817
linkies and thingies

Grace and peace all!

Many thanks Postulare42 for the kindness. I hope that our new found friend, Stephen, will take advantage of the linkies & thingies offered. You did well in pointing him to...
Forum: Glossary of Terms & Theological Wiki Encyclopaedia 6th November 2007
Replies: 15
Views: 21,116
Posted By Matt2817
Atonement of Christ

Owing to a recently resurrected thread regarding the Arian implications of atonement, I thought it beneficial to pass along this link to the Theopedia Wiki. HERE (http://forum.arian-catholic.org/The...
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