Orthodox Outlet for Dogmatic Enquiries

Protestantism

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Protestantism began as a movement to reform the Western Christian church in the 16th century, resulting in the Protestant Reformation, which severed the reformed churches from the Papal Church. The declared aim of the original reformers was to restore the Christian faith as it had been at its beginning, while keeping what they thought valuable from Latin tradition that had developed during the intervening centuries.

In this section we will analyze the theological errors of Protestantism, and what the Orthodox Catholic Church teaches about them. Because of the many Protestant denominations (about 30.000) some studies are valid for all Protestants, but others are written, especially for a specific protestant denomination.

 
  • From Protestant to Orthodox
  • The successors to the Apostles
  • The Authority of the Church
  • General and specialized clergy
  • Has the Church ever apostatized?
  • The Church NEVER apostatized
  • Ecclesiology: What is It? Why is It Important?
  • Jewish and Christian Orthodox dialogue
  • Prayers of Jews to Angels and Other Intermediaries during the First Centuries of the Common Era
  • Iconography in a Synagogue and the most ancient Christian Temple, in Dura - Europos
  • Are holy icons “idols”?
  • Is veneration worship?
  • Sola Scriptura
  • Is it Christian, to accept ONLY what the Holy Bible says?
  • Which Came First: The Church or the New Testament?
  • Is the Holy Bible the ONLY source of faith?
  • In defence of the Septuagint
  • Septuagint quotes in the New Testament
  • The importance of the Septuagint
  • Sources that verify the Canonicity of the Holy Bible
  • God as “fire” and “light”
  • Is Hell real?
  • Baptism by the Holy Spirit in the New Testament
  • Martin Luther On Infant Baptism
  • On the invocation of Saints
  • Confession of Sins in the Bible and Beyond
  • Theosis: Partaking of the Divine Nature
  • Relative or honorary veneration in the Holy Bible
  • The oldest known prayer to the Theotokos
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    "The Protestant view about the Church of Christ"

     
     
     

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    File published in English on: 10-8-2005.

    Last update: 20-3-2011.