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mary mother of jesus wikipedia - mary was a 1st century bc galilean jewish woman of nazareth and the mother of jesus according to the new testament and the quran the gospels of matthew and luke in the new testament and the quran describe mary as a virgin according to christian theology she conceived jesus through the holy spirit while still a virgin the miraculous conception took place when she was already betrothed to, god is wonderful in his saints orthodox saints and feasts - november 1 holy and wonderworking unmercenaries cosmas and damian of asia 3rd c three pairs of unmercenary physicians anargyri named cosmas and damian are commemorated today on october 17 and on july 1 the two commemorated today lived near ephesus in asia they were of noble birth and well educated in all the branches of higher learning but they turned away from worldly knowledge, byzantine theology holytrinitymission org - excerpts from byzantine theology historical trends and doctrinal themes by john meyendorff please get the full version of this book at your bookstore, eastern orthodox christian sermons on the sunday readings - ministry of the holy spirit o heavenly king 2011 06 12 synopsis the giving of the holy spirit is the last big piece of our salvation the lord jesus christ became incarnate taking on and changing our nature teaching by word and example and was crucified buried and rose from the dead enabling our flesh to defeat death, pentecost the descent of the holy spirit orthodox - home the orthodox faith feasts saints sermons on the 12 feasts protopresbyter thomas hopko pentecost the descent of the holy spirit pentecost in the old testament pentecost was the feast which occurred fifty days after passover, god is wonderful in his saints orthodox saints and feasts - october 1 the protection of our most holy lady the theotokos and ever virgin mary on october 1 911 during the reign of emperor leo the wise an all night vigil was being held at the blachernae church of the mother of god in constantinople with many of the faithful crowding the church, history of christianity new world encyclopedia - the history of christianity concerns the history of the christian religion and the church from jesus and his twelve apostles and seventy disciples to contemporary times christianity is the monotheistic religion which considers itself based on the revelation of jesus christ in many christian denominations the church is understood theologically as the institution founded by jesus for the, top 25 ways united methodists don t uphold the book of - the following is a guest post from a facebook clergy who posted this list online this is in response to the frank shaefer trial where he was convicted of performing a wedding for his son tim to his male partner the punishment is a 30 day suspension that will be lifted at the end if he pledges to