Talk:Protestant

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Do we spell Protestant and Protestantism with a capital P or a small p? This article is inconsistent. Proxima Centauri (talk) 17:01, 3 March 2013 (UTC)


Kenneth Copeland calls for the end of Protestantism[edit]

Full video. Apparently, the Pope isn't "Protesting" against Protestantism (Apparently Protestantism only exists because of Persecution comples) anymore, so Protestantism is about to come to an end.

Guess how some Christians Reacted? It PROVES the end times to them.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21O0XTLncWA&feature=youtu.be Revelation Chapter 16:13 prophesized this to them, though looking at that verse, I'd call it shoehorning.--サトセレ (talk) 12:40, 5 November 2014 (UTC)

"mainline Protestantism"[edit]

What the fuck is this shit?

the non-evangelical protestants (orthodox protestants or as listed in this article mainline protestants) are created out of Calvinism, the church of England, and Catholics who wanted to be out from under the pope and not baptist.

they follow Orthodoxy, which is the interpretation of the bible as the writers, authors, and editors intended, which is why their bibles and text reference the ordained catholic church. this leads to a liberal(classical) perspective and greater tolerance of sinners and non-believers. they reject evangelism as most baptist practice it, they believe that you should only talk about God when asked, rather than make bold speeches in public or use it as a talking point.

there are schisms of Protestants churches like the Presbyterian U.S.A. where they reject even orthodoxy in favor of absurd ideals or social-political movements, which according to strict orthodoxy is heretical. the Presbyterian U.S.A. has a massive internal schism where the church is tearing itself apart with one half backed by social justice evangelicals, the other backed by traditionalist. the church has basically resolved to a "each his own mentality." which is normal because the Elders and not the ministers and pastors decide what the church will practice, they do this by basically throwing out any clergymen who threaten the churches beliefs.

the above is why baptist are some times categorized here, baptist will coverage on a church based completely on a ministers charisma and ability to preach their definition of the "word of the Lord." be that bible literal-ism, or orthodoxy.

...there should be a page on christian orthodoxy...— Unsigned, by: 98.190.248.43 / talk

Several points. First off, the Bible was originally written in Latin, by the Catholic church, to be used exclusively by Catholic priests. Second off, since almost all other forms of Christianity are derived from Catholicism, we do have an article on "christian orthodoxy" as you put it. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 22:58, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
you should reference it is central to non-evangelical protestant. there are non-catholic pre-catholic churches, explaining orthodoxy is important, and no Latin is not the original language of the bible's writings they were translated into Latin as a "lingua franka." some letters ("chapters") are written in Greek, Hebrew, Latin, and few other languages. they were translated by the first churches of Rome, to serve the roman empire, into Latin. there were independent churches in Greece, writting in greek, and the middle east, writing in Hebrew, at the time. the holy roman catholic is the state-church of the roman empire. when the western half of the empire fell, the pope became both the king of Rome and the head of the roman catholic church. the Greek churches refused to work with the Rome church, which up to this point they cooperated because they were "one empire of Romans."
Martian Luther actions was to call out the catholic church for being a dictatorship on the religion. this led to him founding baptism, by accident, and lead to the protestant reformation of people learning directly from the bible rather than the bishops and pope. the Calvinist chose a system of elders, the baptist chose to follow influential leaders, and the king of England chose himself. social justice in orthodox Protestantism, is a recent occurrence, they faith follow orthodoxy prior to this, which allow for some followers to practice progressive-ism, and also conservatism. the Presbyterian churches use elders to to determine what is othodox, the pastor are there to rely this information and speak about issues of the congregation.
other churches like Methodist are basically the church of England, but no longer under English rule.
Episcopalians are just not Catholics.
they have variations of how they determine orthodoxy, but they all seek to use the will of the authors, writers, and editors of the bible as to how to interpreter the writings of the bible. — Unsigned, by: 98.190.248.43 / talk
Calm down. You've worked yourself up into such a tizzy that your writing skills are suffering. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 23:36, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
spelling isn't isn't important, the message is. if you are going to call your self rational act like it use source and information not degrees of butt hurt. — Unsigned, by: 98.190.248.43 / talk
  1. "But I thought this was supposed to be RATIONALWiki!" Drink!.
  2. Writing skills are always important, especially if you're trying to change someone else's mind via the written medium.
  3. Butthurt? Really? I see we're starting early with the Ad hominems. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 02:15, 6 September 2018 (UTC)