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Forum: Religion 30 March 2011, 01:49 AM
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Posted By Admiraldinty
Several of the Reformers held to the perpetual...

Several of the Reformers held to the perpetual virginity of Mary (at the very least Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, and Bollinger). I've also seen a quote from John Wesley that asserts Mary's perpetual...
Forum: Religion 29 March 2011, 06:39 PM
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Views: 48,703
Posted By Admiraldinty
Yes, but by adoption, not by generation from all...

Yes, but by adoption, not by generation from all eternity.
Forum: Religion 29 March 2011, 05:53 PM
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Views: 48,703
Posted By Admiraldinty
I'd have to look it up, but I think the doctrine...

I'd have to look it up, but I think the doctrine of the Virgin Birth precedes that of Original Sin (depending on where you fix the origin of the doctrines.) However, it's true that the two are...
Forum: Religion 29 March 2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 48,703
Posted By Admiraldinty
There are a few things at work here. First,...

There are a few things at work here. First, there's the fact that the Gospel writer Matthew, who wrote in Greek, used the Septuagint translation of that passage as a prophecy of the Virgin Birth. ...
Forum: Religion 29 March 2011, 01:18 AM
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Views: 48,703
Posted By Admiraldinty
Do you mean the Annunciation (March 25th)? The...

Do you mean the Annunciation (March 25th)? The Visitation (May 31st) is about Mary's visiting Elizabeth, and doesn't have much to do with Mary's virginity at all.
Forum: SLC 23 December 2010, 11:17 PM
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Views: 436,739
Posted By Admiraldinty
Merry Christmas, ULMB! ...

Merry Christmas, ULMB!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v482/Admiraldinty/IMG_03531.jpg
Forum: SLC 24 November 2010, 10:23 PM
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Views: 436,739
Posted By Admiraldinty
Happy Thanksgiving! ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5085/5204747451_35220eee31.jpg
Forum: Hurricane Katrina 04 November 2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,472
Posted By Admiraldinty
I'm confused. The passage quoted says nothing...

I'm confused. The passage quoted says nothing about the "worst moment", only that it was "an all time low," which I interpreted as "the most scurrilous criticism." Then, Matt Lauer inserts "worst...
Forum: SLC 03 September 2010, 01:19 AM
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Posted By Admiraldinty
Haha, well played, madam. Maybe I'll have to use...

Haha, well played, madam. Maybe I'll have to use that name on the board from now on. On the other hand, whenever I hear or read "commodore", I think of the computer.

He's doing well. A little...
Forum: SLC 02 September 2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 436,739
Posted By Admiraldinty
Thanks! The avatar was made using a Madmen...

Thanks!

The avatar was made using a Madmen character creator.
Forum: SLC 02 September 2010, 08:00 PM
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Views: 436,739
Posted By Admiraldinty
Mrs. Dinty and I at our son's baptism: ...

Mrs. Dinty and I at our son's baptism:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v482/Admiraldinty/47798_707365381957_1611076_40490796_5915794_n.jpg
Forum: SLC 02 June 2010, 12:59 AM
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Views: 436,739
Posted By Admiraldinty
Before a wedding in NYC: ...

Before a wedding in NYC:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v482/Admiraldinty/IMG_0034.jpg

Dancing with Mrs. Dinty and my as yet in utero son at said wedding:
...
Forum: Politics 28 August 2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,807
Posted By Admiraldinty
The rumor is bunk according to this local blog....

The rumor is bunk according to this local blog. (http://www.bettnet.com/blog/index.php/weblog/massachusetts_is_not_forcing_vaccines_on_you/)
Forum: Glurge Gallery 20 August 2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 31,217
Posted By Admiraldinty
Sed Contra: St. Thomas, in his Corpus...

Sed Contra:

St. Thomas, in his Corpus Christi sequence "Lauda Sion", writes,

Ecce panis Angelórum,
Factus cibus viatórum:
Vere panis fíliórum,
Non mittendus cánibus.

[Behold the bread of...
Forum: Religion 09 August 2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,730
Posted By Admiraldinty
I thought it was common knowledge that this...

I thought it was common knowledge that this wasn't actually by St. Francis. As I understand it, the prayer only appeared in France in the beginning of the last century. I think Cardinal Spellman...
Forum: Entertainment 14 July 2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 119,677
Posted By Admiraldinty
When they cancelled Jericho, they attempted to...

When they cancelled Jericho, they attempted to appease the fans by giving some resolution (Spoiler: They prove the shadow government's conspiracy by delivering the atomic bomb to the Texans)....
Forum: Horrors 14 July 2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,732
Posted By Admiraldinty
Angel Dust would be my guess. This story is...

Angel Dust would be my guess.

This story is actually believable, as there have several news accounts of similar things happening. One even occured only a few miles from where I live.

Lowell...
Forum: Religion 13 November 2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 30,475
Posted By Admiraldinty
"God created us without us; but he did not will...

"God created us without us; but he did not will to save us without us." - Augustine Sermo 169, 11, 13
Forum: Religion 07 November 2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 92,312
Posted By Admiraldinty
I've never heard that. Do you have a cite? [not...

I've never heard that. Do you have a cite? [not being combative, just honestly curious.]
Forum: Questionable Quotes 26 August 2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,158
Posted By Admiraldinty
This isn't my area of expertise, but I think the...

This isn't my area of expertise, but I think the only extant work of Valentinus is the "Gospel of Truth" (it may have actually been written by a disciple.) It can be found online here....
Forum: Religion 08 August 2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 58,076
Posted By Admiraldinty
Heh, the medieval sequences (still in use) Crux...

Heh, the medieval sequences (still in use) Crux fidelis, and Pange, Lingua were written to the meter of the Roman army's marching songs.

Compare:

Ecce, Caesar nunc triumphat,
qui subgegit...
Forum: Religion 28 April 2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 32,795
Posted By Admiraldinty
Yes, I agree with both of these statements...

Yes, I agree with both of these statements wholeheartedly. My point was not to knock HC method (if this is what you thought, my apologies), but only to point out that evangelical Protestantism (I'm...
Forum: Religion 26 April 2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 32,795
Posted By Admiraldinty
I'm surprised this story is in Christianity...

I'm surprised this story is in Christianity Today. Usually, it's a pretty even-handed magazine (of course, from my perspective as a Catholic, it's wrong about some things). This magazine did,...
Forum: Religion 25 April 2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 35,308
Posted By Admiraldinty
Here's a photo of his body, if you're all...

Here's a photo of his body, if you're all interested:

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (http://bp1.blogger.com/_BB2CEUhgSSY/SBF_LpUUIlI/AAAAAAAABm8/oVLRw83lCi8/s1600-h/ppio.jpg)
Forum: Politics 18 April 2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,639
Posted By Admiraldinty
Just to throw a monkeywrench into the gears of...

Just to throw a monkeywrench into the gears of this thread, I found this story interesting:

NEWS ANALYSIS: Is George Bush leading America's first truly Catholic presidency?...
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