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Hail, Mary

Interesting and promising developments among the Protestants in the USA, thanks to an online friend A. As he said, "I wonder if it will happen here in Singapore."

Check out Amy Welborn's article, Hail, Mary.

An extract: "In a shift whose ideological breadth is unusual in the fragmented Protestant world, a long-standing wall around Mary appears to be eroding. It is not that Protestants are converting to Catholicism's dramatic exaltation: the singing of Salve Regina, the Rosary's Marian Mysteries, the entreaty to her in the Hail Mary to "pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death." Rather, a growing number of Christian thinkers who are neither Catholic nor Eastern Orthodox (another branch of faith to which Mary is central) have concluded that their various traditions have shortchanged her in the very arena in which Protestantism most prides itself: the careful and full reading of Scripture."

by tree#138680 on Fri Mar 18 05 12:36 am | profile



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