August 4th, 2019

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Christianity versus the religious instinct?

If I remember the story right, the proclamation of the Virgin Mary as Theotokos, bearer or mother of God at the Council of Ephesus in 431 was followed by a spontaneous outburst of joy, with processions and dancing in the street, especially of women.Collapse )

This discomfort I feel here reflects what I suspect to be a difficult marriage: Collapse )
Where does this take me as a practising Christian and minor cleric? Collapse )