Category Archives: Translations

THE KEYS ARE ON THE FLAG

Have you ever noticed how the Papal flag with its triple crown, draped stole, and crossed keys, is the same basic design as the Jolly Roger flag with its skull, mandible, and crossed bones? Historically, which flag copied which flag? … Continue reading

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NICENE CREED IN FRANCE

Why is it that US Catholics are required to say made-up things like “consubstantial” and “was incarnate” when saying the Nicene Creed, but the French are allowed to speak actual French instead? While Americans say, “consubstantial with the Father,” the … Continue reading

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EQUALITY WITH GOD

  Can Jesus be equal to God?    Continuum of comparable qualities   An interesting and puzzling passage is Philippians 2:5-6, often translated to mean that Jesus was God’s equal, “Let the same mind be in you that was in … Continue reading

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