September 2017 archive

Remarriage and Communion

Pope Francis

Some time back I wrote a comment on Taylor Marshall’s blog. I’m putting my comment up here too now. My point was to argue that there are two separate issues that are often conflated.

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Adventist “Responsive Reading” is Catholic in origin

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) - The Last Supper (1495-1498)

I found a “liturgical” aspect of Adventist services rather amusing – they don’t realise that it’s Catholic. I’ve pointed out quasi-liturgical rituals in Adventist services before, but people have denied them. This “Responsive Reading” seems fairly common, and it’s not just Adventists that use it. In Catholic churches it’s sometimes spoken and sometimes sung.

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