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« Reply #90 on: August 10, 2012, 04:46:35 PM »

Eastern Orthodox 100%
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod 100%
Roman Catholic 100%  So how can I be 100% Roman Catholic if I did not agree that authority is vested in one  person or a group of people?

Yeah that quiz seems badly designed...
They need to add a couple of more questions to distinguish better between EO and RC.
For example:
1. Do you agree that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father and from the Son?
2. Do you believe in Purgatory?
3. Do you agree with playing instrumental music, such as organ music, during Church services?

Thanks for the replies and information.

"stanley123's" questions 1 & 2 would make the difference, I know this reply by "stanley123" was written seriously, and is a serious question, but question 1 made me laugh.

However, being in the GOAA, question "3" might not necessarily distinguish the Eastern Orthodox from Roman Catholics, not that I don't understand it to be a canonical matter.
6. In making the sign of the cross, the righthand touches the left shoulder first, and the right shoulder after that.

Dude, the sign of the cross is not a matter of Faith, it's a matter of Practice.
Besides, WRO and OO both do the sign of the cross from left to right.
Correct. It is just a question to be added to the others.
In Yugoslavia, when they wanted to see who was RC and who was EO, they would ask the boys to make the sign of the cross. That gave them their answer.
You're still forgetting that some canonical EO cross themselves from Left to Right.
And of course, there are some Catholics (Eastern Catholics) who cross themselves from right to left. So that one question is not sufficient by itself to distinguish EO from RC in 100% of the time.
Which is exactly my point...

Of course, some answers could distinguish WRO from EO or Byzantine Catholics from RC.
But if you object,  we could always throw out the question. 
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« Reply #91 on: August 10, 2012, 05:31:28 PM »

I took the second quiz as well.

"Your Top 3 Faith Match Profiles Are:
1. Eastern Orthodox (100%)
2. Roman Catholic (100%)
3. Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (94%)"
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« Reply #92 on: August 10, 2012, 07:03:20 PM »

This is also an interesting religious quiz that is much more indepth:
http://www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Quizzes/BeliefOMatic.aspx

My results from the above quiz:

Eastern Orthodox (100%)
Roman Catholic (100%)
Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (87%)
Seventh Day Adventist (80%)
Orthodox Quaker (74%)
Orthodox Judaism (62%)
Islam (53%)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (51%)
Hinduism (50%)
Jehovah's Witness (49%)
Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (48%)
Sikhism (42%)
Baha'i Faith (35%)
Liberal Quakers (31%)
Jainism (26%)
Reform Judaism (23%)
Unitarian Universalism (22%)
Mahayana Buddhism (20%)
Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) (19%)
Theravada Buddhism (19%)
Scientology (13%)
Neo-Pagan (12%)
Nontheist (11%)
New Thought (10%)
New Age (6%)
Secular Humanism (5%)
Taoism (2%)
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« Reply #93 on: August 10, 2012, 07:12:15 PM »

This is also an interesting religious quiz that is much more indepth:
http://www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Quizzes/BeliefOMatic.aspx
I took it:

1. Orthodox Christian Church (100%)
2. Roman Catholic (100%)
3. Mainline to Conservative Protestant (91%)

Some of the questions were kind of ambiguous, though.
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« Reply #94 on: August 10, 2012, 07:22:09 PM »

Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      

Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (100%)      

Evangelical Lutheran Church (91%)      

Assemblies of God (82%)      


Methodist/Wesleyan Church (82%)      


Roman Catholic Church (82%)      


Church of Christ (73%)      


Episcopal/Anglican Church (73%)      


Free Will Baptist (73%)      


Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (73%)      


         Reformed Churches (73%)      


         Seventh-Day Adventist (73%)      


Southern Baptist (73%)      


International Church of Christ (64%)      


Mennonite Brethren (64%)      


         Presbyterian Church USA (64%)      


Reformed Baptist (64%)      


United Pentecostal Church (64%)      


Orthodox Quakerism (55%)      


Mormonism (46%)      


Jehovah's Witness (28%)      


Liberal Quakerism (10%)      


Unitarian Universalism (10%)      


Unity Church (0%)   
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« Reply #95 on: August 10, 2012, 07:34:41 PM »

Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (88%)      
Roman Catholic Church (86%)      
Evangelical Lutheran Church (79%)      
Episcopal/Anglican Church (71%)      

This is also an interesting religious quiz that is much more indepth:
http://www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Quizzes/BeliefOMatic.aspx

And my scores for the one I just linked...
Eastern Orthodox (100%)
Roman Catholic (100%)
Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (89%)
Orthodox Quaker (85%)
Seventh Day Adventist (85%)
Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (61%)
Orthodox Judaism (56%)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (54%)

Your Top 3 Faith Match Profiles Are:

Eastern Orthodox (100%)
Roman Catholic (100%)
Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (92%)
Seventh Day Adventist (89%)
Orthodox Quaker (88%)
Hinduism (80%)
Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (66%)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (63%)
Jehovah's Witness (61%)
Orthodox Judaism (53%)
Sikhism (52%)
Jainism (50%)
Liberal Quakers (45%)
Islam (44%)
Baha'i Faith (42%)
Theravada Buddhism (39%)
Mahayana Buddhism (39%)
Unitarian Universalism (37%)
Neo-Pagan (26%)
Taoism (25%)
Reform Judaism (24%)
Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) (22%)
New Age (20%)
Scientology (20%)
Nontheist (19%)
Secular Humanism (18%)
New Thought (17%)
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« Reply #96 on: August 10, 2012, 10:53:11 PM »

Finally, I'm truly Orthodox! (last year my top results were the two Lutheran denominations.)

1 Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)          
2 Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (95%)          
3 Evangelical Lutheran Church (90%)          
4 Roman Catholic Church (87%)          
5 Episcopal/Anglican Church (75%)          
6 Assemblies of God (74%)          
7 Church of Christ (74%)          
8 Methodist/Wesleyan Church (74%)          
9 Mennonite Brethren (69%)          
10 International Church of Christ (67%)          
11 United Pentecostal Church (67%)       
12 Free Will Baptist (65%)          
13 Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (65%)          
14 Reformed Churches (65%)   
15 Southern Baptist (65%)          
16 Orthodox Quakerism (60%)          
17 Presbyterian Church USA (60%)          
18 Seventh-Day Adventist (60%)          
19 Reformed Baptist (59%)          
20 Mormonism (55%)          
21 Jehovah's Witness (45%)          
22 Liberal Quakerism (20%)          
23 Unitarian Universalism (2%)          
24 Unity Church (0%)   
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« Reply #97 on: August 10, 2012, 11:06:54 PM »

Eastern Orthodox 100%
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod 100%
Roman Catholic 100%  So how can I be 100% Roman Catholic if I did not agree that authority is vested in one  person or a group of people?

Yeah that quiz seems badly designed...
They need to add a couple of more questions to distinguish better between EO and RC.
For example:
1. Do you agree that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father and from the Son?
2. Do you believe in Purgatory?
3. Do you agree with playing instrumental music, such as organ music, during Church services?

Thanks for the replies and information.

"stanley123's" questions 1 & 2 would make the difference, I know this reply by "stanley123" was written seriously, and is a serious question, but question 1 made me laugh.

However, being in the GOAA, question "3" might not necessarily distinguish the Eastern Orthodox from Roman Catholics, not that I don't understand it to be a canonical matter.
6. In making the sign of the cross, the righthand touches the left shoulder first, and the right shoulder after that.

Dude, the sign of the cross is not a matter of Faith, it's a matter of Practice.
Besides, WRO and OO both do the sign of the cross from left to right.
Correct. It is just a question to be added to the others.
In Yugoslavia, when they wanted to see who was RC and who was EO, they would ask the boys to make the sign of the cross. That gave them their answer.
You're still forgetting that some canonical EO cross themselves from Left to Right.

In the WR forum there's a thread saying most WRiters cross themselves in the same way as the Byzantines, which I believe is the pre-schism method.
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« Reply #98 on: August 10, 2012, 11:57:20 PM »

Finally, I'm truly Orthodox! (last year my top results were the two Lutheran denominations.)

1 Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)          
2 Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (95%)          
3 Evangelical Lutheran Church (90%)          
4 Roman Catholic Church (87%)          
5 Episcopal/Anglican Church (75%)          
6 Assemblies of God (74%)          
7 Church of Christ (74%)          
8 Methodist/Wesleyan Church (74%)          
9 Mennonite Brethren (69%)          
10 International Church of Christ (67%)          
11 United Pentecostal Church (67%)       
12 Free Will Baptist (65%)          
13 Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (65%)          
14 Reformed Churches (65%)   
15 Southern Baptist (65%)          
16 Orthodox Quakerism (60%)          
17 Presbyterian Church USA (60%)          
18 Seventh-Day Adventist (60%)          
19 Reformed Baptist (59%)          
20 Mormonism (55%)          
21 Jehovah's Witness (45%)          
22 Liberal Quakerism (20%)          
23 Unitarian Universalism (2%)          
24 Unity Church (0%)   
I'm 91% of my former denomination, 100% Orthodox.
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« Reply #99 on: August 11, 2012, 07:26:28 AM »

i think all these 'orthodox' results confirm that the quizz is not too bad, not that there are so many orthodox people here! we validate it, not the other way round  Wink
remember not to rely to heavily on the computer!

but deborah, maybe u should change the 'faith' section of yr profile now!
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« Reply #100 on: August 11, 2012, 11:23:01 AM »

#1 Eastern Orthodox
#2 Lurheran Church MS
#3 Episcopol/Anglican
#4 Evangelical Lutheran
#5 Roman Catholic
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« Reply #101 on: August 12, 2012, 06:35:13 AM »

i think all these 'orthodox' results confirm that the quizz is not too bad, not that there are so many orthodox people here! we validate it, not the other way round  Wink
remember not to rely to heavily on the computer!

but deborah, maybe u should change the 'faith' section of yr profile now!

lol Mabsoota I think you're right...but what could I change it to?  I'm not a catechumen yet Undecided
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« Reply #102 on: August 12, 2012, 08:53:06 AM »

I'll retake it when I'm at a laptop. I just did it on my iPad so I couldn't adjust the bars on importance. I'm curious to see how that affects my results.

Did you retake it? Did it change the results significantly? Smiley
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« Reply #103 on: August 12, 2012, 07:04:07 PM »

i think all these 'orthodox' results confirm that the quizz is not too bad, not that there are so many orthodox people here! we validate it, not the other way round  Wink
remember not to rely to heavily on the computer!

but deborah, maybe u should change the 'faith' section of yr profile now!

lol Mabsoota I think you're right...but what could I change it to?  I'm not a catechumen yet Undecided

But you are most certainly an 'inquirer', correct? Smiley
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« Reply #104 on: August 12, 2012, 07:57:06 PM »

Episcopal/Anglican Church (100%)      
Eastern Orthodox Church (90%)      
Evangelical Lutheran Church (85%)      
Methodist/Wesleyan Church (85%)      
Seventh-Day Adventist (85%)   

I was curious to see what my results would be given that on a good chunk of the questions I marked "no preference," since I am still working a lot of my beliefs out. I guess my first result makes sense. I know a lot of Episcopalians who aren't sure what exactly they believe.
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« Reply #105 on: August 12, 2012, 08:33:50 PM »

i think all these 'orthodox' results confirm that the quizz is not too bad, not that there are so many orthodox people here! we validate it, not the other way round  Wink
remember not to rely to heavily on the computer!

but deborah, maybe u should change the 'faith' section of yr profile now!

lol Mabsoota I think you're right...but what could I change it to?  I'm not a catechumen yet Undecided

But you are most certainly an 'inquirer', correct? Smiley

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« Reply #106 on: December 28, 2012, 12:31:05 PM »

Eastern Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Missouri Lutheran, all at 100%?

What is this I don't even Huh
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« Reply #107 on: December 28, 2012, 12:44:15 PM »

Not quite what I expected...

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« Reply #108 on: December 28, 2012, 01:21:44 PM »

Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)            
Roman Catholic Church (88%)            
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (80%)            
Evangelical Lutheran Church (77%)            
Episcopal/Anglican Church (73%)  

Now:
Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)             
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (95%)             
Evangelical Lutheran Church (93%)             
Roman Catholic Church (89%)             
Episcopal/Anglican Church (85%)   
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« Reply #109 on: December 28, 2012, 01:43:05 PM »

First quiz:
Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)       
Roman Catholic Church (95%)       
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (75%)       
Evangelical Lutheran Church (68%)       
Episcopal/Anglican Church (64%)       
Mormonism (61%)       
Church of Christ (50%)       
International Church of Christ (50%)       
Methodist/Wesleyan Church (50%)       
Mennonite Brethren (47%)       
Assemblies of God (42%)       
Free Will Baptist (42%)       
Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (42%)       
Reformed Churches (42%)       
Southern Baptist (42%)       
United Pentecostal Church (42%)       
Orthodox Quakerism (38%)       
Seventh-Day Adventist (38%)       
Presbyterian Church USA (35%)       
Reformed Baptist (33%)       
Jehovah's Witness (18%)       
Liberal Quakerism (6%)       
Unitarian Universalism (2%)       
Unity Church (0%)   

dang...must be because Byzantine Catholics give communion to infants and I think it would be a good idea even in the Roman Catholic Church  Tongue

Second quiz, some of the questions I wanted to check multiple options  Tongue

You have Roman Catholicism beliefs (100%) 
Eastern Orthodox (99%) 
Seventh Day Adventist (95%)  Roll Eyes
Conservative Christian/Protestant (91%) 
Orthodox Quaker (85%)
Mormons (71%) 
Hinduism (68%) 
Jehovah's Witness (68%) 
Orthodox Judaism (54%) 
Liberal Quaker (49%) 
Muslim (42%) 
Sikhism (41%) 
Liberal Christian Protestant (38%) 
Bahai (35%) 
Jainism (35%) 
Unitarian Universalist (23%) 
Mayhayana Buddhism (21%) 
Theravada Buddhism(21%) 
Scientology (17%) 
Neo-Pagan (14%) 
New Age (13%) 
Reformed Judaism (12%) 
Secular Humanism (12%) 
Taoism (11%) 
Non-Theist (8%) 
New Thought (6%) 
Christian Science (2%) 
 


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« Reply #110 on: December 28, 2012, 02:01:57 PM »

 
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                        Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      
         Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (100%)      
         Assemblies of God (91%)      
         Evangelical Lutheran Church (91%)      
         Mennonite Brethren (91%)      
         Methodist/Wesleyan Church (91%)      
         Free Will Baptist (82%)      
         Orthodox Quakerism (82%)      
         Roman Catholic Church (82%)      
         Seventh-Day Adventist (82%)      
         Church of Christ (73%)      
         Episcopal/Anglican Church (73%)      
         Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (73%)      
         Reformed Churches (73%)      
         Southern Baptist (73%)      
         International Church of Christ (64%)      
         Presbyterian Church USA (64%)      
         Reformed Baptist (64%)      
                        United Pentecostal Church (64%)      
         Mormonism (46%)      
         Jehovah's Witness (28%)      
         Liberal Quakerism (28%)      
         Unitarian Universalism (0%)      
         Unity Church (0%)   
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« Reply #111 on: December 28, 2012, 02:03:03 PM »

It would be interesting to see how the author of this quiz weighted the answers to the various questions towards or against Orthodoxy as the final result.
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« Reply #112 on: December 28, 2012, 02:35:03 PM »

Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      
Roman Catholic Church (97%)      
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (93%)      
Evangelical Lutheran Church (84%)      
Episcopal/Anglican Church (80%)  

I'm actually surprised. I thought I'd get Catholic.
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« Reply #113 on: December 28, 2012, 03:43:18 PM »

Yes, I didn't get an anathema!! Smiley

1.Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)   
2.Roman Catholic Church (93%) 
3.Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (90%)
4.Evangelical Lutheran Church (83%)
5.Methodist/Wesleyan Church (70%)   
6.Church of Christ (69%) 
7.Episcopal/Anglican Church (69%)   
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« Reply #114 on: December 28, 2012, 11:33:31 PM »

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« Reply #115 on: December 29, 2012, 03:59:57 AM »

Taking this quiz again, I'm:
100% Episcopal/Anglican Church
98% Evangelical Lutheran Church
92% Eastern Orthodox Church
89% Methodist/Weslyan

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« Reply #116 on: December 29, 2012, 04:16:01 AM »

On the first quiz, my results are now:

Episcopalian - 100%
ELCA - 98%
EO - 93%
LCMS - 93%
Methodist - 81%
RC - 74%
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« Reply #117 on: December 29, 2012, 04:40:20 AM »

As expected, my views have changed quite a bit :

First Quiz :

Unitarian Universalism (100%)             
Unity Church (100%)             
Liberal Quakerism (86%)             
Seventh-Day Adventist (58%)             
Mennonite Brethren (43%)             
Orthodox Quakerism (43%)             
Assemblies of God (29%)             
Episcopal/Anglican Church (29%)             
Free Will Baptist (29%)             
Methodist/Wesleyan Church (29%)             
Southern Baptist (29%)             
Church of Christ (15%)             
Eastern Orthodox Church (15%)             
Mormonism (15%)             
Presbyterian Church USA (15%)             
Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (15%)             
Reformed Baptist (15%)             
Reformed Churches (15%)             
United Pentecostal Church (15%)             
Evangelical Lutheran Church (0%)             
International Church of Christ (0%)             
Jehovah's Witness (0%)             
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (0%)             
Roman Catholic Church (0%)     

Second Quiz :

New Age (100%)
Scientology (91%)
Mahayana Buddhism (89%)
New Thought (84%)
Unitarian Universalism (79%)
Taosim (77%)
Hinduism (73%)
Jainism (67%)
Theravada Buddhism (66%)
Church of Christ, Scientist (64%)
Liberal Quakerism (60%)
Neo-Paganism (60%)
Orthodox Quakerism (42%)
Sikhism (40%)
Islam (31%)
Orthodox Judaism (31%)
Liberal Christian Protestantism (29%)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (26%)
Bahai Faith (23%)
Conservative Christian Protestant (23%)
Reform Judaism(23%)
Jehovah's Witness (22%)
Seventh-day Adventists (21%)
Secular Humanism (21%)
Roman Catholicism (19%)
Eastern Orthodox Christianity (19%)
Atheism (14%)

I wouldn't exactly call myself a New Ager though. I suppose it's the closest thing on the list.
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« Reply #118 on: December 29, 2012, 07:03:04 AM »

According to the second quiz, I'm a conservative Protestant  Roll Eyes  Shocked Roll Eyes

According to the second quiz I'm again Roman Catholic. The interwebs thinks I'm a poping popish papist  Shocked

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« Reply #119 on: December 29, 2012, 07:34:51 AM »

As expected, my views have changed quite a bit :

First Quiz :

Unitarian Universalism (100%)             
Unity Church (100%)             
Liberal Quakerism (86%)             
Seventh-Day Adventist (58%)             
Mennonite Brethren (43%)             
Orthodox Quakerism (43%)             
Assemblies of God (29%)             
Episcopal/Anglican Church (29%)             
Free Will Baptist (29%)             
Methodist/Wesleyan Church (29%)             
Southern Baptist (29%)             
Church of Christ (15%)             
Eastern Orthodox Church (15%)             
Mormonism (15%)             
Presbyterian Church USA (15%)             
Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (15%)             
Reformed Baptist (15%)             
Reformed Churches (15%)             
United Pentecostal Church (15%)             
Evangelical Lutheran Church (0%)             
International Church of Christ (0%)             
Jehovah's Witness (0%)             
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (0%)             
Roman Catholic Church (0%)     

Second Quiz :

New Age (100%)
Scientology (91%)
Mahayana Buddhism (89%)
New Thought (84%)
Unitarian Universalism (79%)
Taosim (77%)
Hinduism (73%)
Jainism (67%)
Theravada Buddhism (66%)
Church of Christ, Scientist (64%)
Liberal Quakerism (60%)
Neo-Paganism (60%)
Orthodox Quakerism (42%)
Sikhism (40%)
Islam (31%)
Orthodox Judaism (31%)
Liberal Christian Protestantism (29%)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (26%)
Bahai Faith (23%)
Conservative Christian Protestant (23%)
Reform Judaism(23%)
Jehovah's Witness (22%)
Seventh-day Adventists (21%)
Secular Humanism (21%)
Roman Catholicism (19%)
Eastern Orthodox Christianity (19%)
Atheism (14%)

I wouldn't exactly call myself a New Ager though. I suppose it's the closest thing on the list.

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« Reply #120 on: December 29, 2012, 07:36:41 AM »

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« Reply #121 on: December 29, 2012, 08:40:50 AM »

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But isn't Helena Blavatsky (on your profil picture) a leading name in the New Age Movement? Helena was rather a patchwork-theosophist. If at the time when Blavatsky lived, would exist such accessible and rich informations about different religious traditions, she would be perhaps also a classical New Ager.
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« Reply #122 on: December 29, 2012, 08:56:25 AM »

My first taking of the quiz (2010):

My #1 is:   Eastern Orthodox Church      
   My #2 is:   Evangelical Lutheran Church      
   My #3 is:   Episcopal/Anglican Church      
   My #4 is:   Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod      
   My #5 is:   Methodist/Wesleyan Church      
   My #6 is:   Seventh-Day Adventist      
   My #7 is:   Presbyterian Church USA      
   My #8 is:   Roman Catholic Church      
   My #9 is:   Assemblies of God    
   My #10 is:   Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church      
   My #11 is:   Reformed Churches      
   My #12 is:   Southern Baptist      
   My #13 is:   Mennonite Brethren      
   My #14 is:   Church of Christ      
   My #15 is:   Free Will Baptist      
   My #16 is:   Reformed Baptist      
   My #17 is:   Unitarian Universalism      
   My #18 is:   United Pentecostal Church      
   My #19 is:   Liberal Quakerism      
   My #20 is:   Orthodox Quakerism      
   My #21 is:   International Church of Christ      
   My #22 is:   Mormonism      
   My #23 is:   Unity Church      
   My #24 is:   Jehovah's Witness  

Today's results

         Unitarian Universalism (100%)      
         Episcopal/Anglican Church (95%)      
         Eastern Orthodox Church (88%)      
         Unity Church (88%)      
         Evangelical Lutheran Church (85%)      
         Methodist/Wesleyan Church (85%)      
         Seventh-Day Adventist (85%)      
         Liberal Quakerism (72%)      
         Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (72%)      
         Roman Catholic Church (72%)      
         Presbyterian Church USA (62%)      
         Assemblies of God (59%)      
         Southern Baptist (59%)      
         Free Will Baptist (57%)      
         Mormonism (57%)      
         Church of Christ (54%)      
         Mennonite Brethren (54%)      
         Orthodox Quakerism (52%)      
         Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (49%)      
         Reformed Churches (49%)      
         Reformed Baptist (47%)      
         International Church of Christ (42%)      
         United Pentecostal Church (42%)      
         Jehovah's Witness (0%)
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« Reply #123 on: December 29, 2012, 10:28:42 AM »

Is anyone surprised?

  • Episcopal/Anglican Church (100%)
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church (100%)
  • Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (89%)
  • Methodist/Wesleyan Church (78%)

EO was 8th at 56%, RC was 11th at the same percentage. I'm happy to see that I got 15% or less on Mormonism, Liberal Quakerism, JWs, UU, and Unity Church.
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« Reply #124 on: December 29, 2012, 12:58:23 PM »

my old results

Link: Christian Denomination Selector
          Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (100%)     


         Evangelical Lutheran Church (94%)     


         Eastern Orthodox Church (92%)     


         Roman Catholic Church (79%)     


         Episcopal/Anglican Church (74%)     


         Methodist/Wesleyan Church (74%)     


         Church of Christ (72%)     


         International Church of Christ (66%)     


         Free Will Baptist (64%)     


         Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (61%)     


         Reformed Churches (61%)     


         United Pentecostal Church (59%)     


         Assemblies of God (57%)     


         Mennonite Brethren (57%)     


         Southern Baptist (57%)     


         Presbyterian Church USA (55%)     


         Mormonism (50%)     


         Orthodox Quakerism (50%)     


         Reformed Baptist (50%)     


         Seventh-Day Adventist (44%)     


         Jehovah's Witness (27%)     


         Liberal Quakerism (7%)     


         Unitarian Universalism (0%)     


         Unity Church (0%)     


my new results

   Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      


         Roman Catholic Church (88%)      


         Evangelical Lutheran Church (73%)      


         Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (73%)      


         Episcopal/Anglican Church (65%)      


         Methodist/Wesleyan Church (50%)      


         Mormonism (40%)      


         Church of Christ (35%)      


         International Church of Christ (35%)      


         Mennonite Brethren (30%)      


         Seventh-Day Adventist (30%)      


         Assemblies of God (25%)      


         Free Will Baptist (25%)      


         Orthodox Quakerism (23%)      


         United Pentecostal Church (23%)      


         Presbyterian Church USA (13%)      


         Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (13%)      


         Reformed Churches (13%)      


         Southern Baptist (13%)      


         Liberal Quakerism (8%)      


         Jehovah's Witness (5%)      


         Unity Church (3%)      


         Reformed Baptist (0%)      


         Unitarian Universalism (0%)   
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« Reply #125 on: December 29, 2012, 01:51:10 PM »

Thanks broski, if you hadn't put all that space in there I wouldn't have been able to read it  Tongue
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« Reply #126 on: December 29, 2012, 03:50:54 PM »

I guess I'm in the right place!


Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)       
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (95%)       
Evangelical Lutheran Church (85%)       
Roman Catholic Church (85%)       
Episcopal/Anglican Church (83%)       
Methodist/Wesleyan Church (75%)       
Assemblies of God (62%)       
Church of Christ (62%)       
Free Will Baptist (62%)       
Mennonite Brethren (57%)       
International Church of Christ (54%)       
Seventh-Day Adventist (54%)       
Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (52%)       
Reformed Churches (52%)       
Southern Baptist (52%)       
Orthodox Quakerism (47%)       
Presbyterian Church USA (42%)       
Reformed Baptist (42%)       
United Pentecostal Church (42%)       
Mormonism (39%)       
Jehovah's Witness (8%)       
Liberal Quakerism (8%)       
Unitarian Universalism (8%)       
Unity Church (0%)   
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« Reply #127 on: December 29, 2012, 04:24:31 PM »

100% RCC and EOC, Lutheranism was pretty high up, Anglicanism was 78%, Unitarian Universalism and Unity Church come in at satisying 2% and 0%.
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« Reply #128 on: December 29, 2012, 07:01:09 PM »

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But isn't Helena Blavatsky (on your profil picture) a leading name in the New Age Movement? Helena was rather a patchwork-theosophist. If at the time when Blavatsky lived, would exist such accessible and rich informations about different religious traditions, she would be perhaps also a classical New Ager.
Well, she is often referred to as the mother of New Age, but the modern movement postdates her. Theosophy, which Blavatsky taught, is the belief that there exists an esoteric spiritual core to the various religions of the world (though it has become distorted in some more than others) that was taught by the likes of Jesus, Buddha, Plato, Pythagoras, etc. New Age, on the other hand, is more or less an amalgamation of Blavatsky's contributions with various other writers (of course New Age is very diverse, so some forms may be more devoted to a particular source). I suppose it would not be entirely inaccurate to call Theosophy New Age, so long as it was distinguished from some of the modern practices/beliefs that go under that name. I say this not to disparage the New Age movement (which I believe has a lot to contribute to the world), but that many Theosophists will distance themselves from its more superstitious and dangerous manifestations.
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« Reply #129 on: December 31, 2012, 10:47:51 PM »

Honestly, quizzes like these are pretty terrible.

(1st) Selectsmart Quiz:
Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (97%)      
Roman Catholic Church (93%)      
Evangelical Lutheran Church (87%)      
Episcopal/Anglican Church (79%)      
International Church of Christ (70%)      


(2nd) Beliefnet Quiz:
Roman Catholicism (100%)
Eastern Orthodox (97%)
Seventh-day Adventist (87%)
Conservative Christian/Protestant (85%)
Orthodox Quaker (76%)
Hinduism (58%)

From a few months ago:
Eastern Orthodox Church (100%)      
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (88%)      
Roman Catholic Church (86%)      
Evangelical Lutheran Church (79%)      
Episcopal/Anglican Church (71%)      

This is also an interesting religious quiz that is much more indepth:
http://www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Quizzes/BeliefOMatic.aspx

And my scores for the one I just linked...
Eastern Orthodox (100%)
Roman Catholic (100%)
Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (89%)
Orthodox Quaker (85%)
Seventh Day Adventist (85%)
Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (61%)
Orthodox Judaism (56%)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (54%)
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« Reply #130 on: January 01, 2013, 11:50:36 PM »

Here is the list:

   Episcopal/Anglican Church (100%)       
   
         Mennonite Brethren (84%)       
   
         Methodist/Wesleyan Church (84%)       
   
         Church of Christ (67%)       
   
         Evangelical Lutheran Church (67%)       
   
         Free Will Baptist (67%)       
   
         Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (67%)       
   
         Orthodox Quakerism (67%)       
   
         Presbyterian Church USA (67%)       
   
         Presbyterian Church in America/Orthodox Presbyterian Church (67%)       
   
         Reformed Churches (67%)       
   
         Southern Baptist (67%)       
   
         Assemblies of God (50%)       
   
         Eastern Orthodox Church (50%)       
   
         International Church of Christ (50%)       
   
         Reformed Baptist (50%)       
   
         Seventh-Day Adventist (50%)       
   
         Liberal Quakerism (34%)       
   
         Roman Catholic Church (34%)       
   
         Jehovah's Witness (17%)       
   
         United Pentecostal Church (17%)       
   
         Mormonism (0%)       
   
         Unitarian Universalism (0%)       
   
         Unity Church (0%)   


fine with everything else. Where did jehovas witness come from?
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« Reply #131 on: January 02, 2013, 08:44:58 AM »

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Are you kidding me?Sad. I know so many people (and myself) who were destroyed by New Age, especially mentally, but also physically. And so many who converted from New Age/Theosophy to the living Christ and there's hardly a vice versa tendency. New Age and Theosophy are dead philosophies, because among other things you cannot find any models or rather saints there. It's mind-worshipping. You worship your own "glorious" subjective ideas of life and "God"/truth. It's pride. There's no humility. It's a patchwork-truth.
Please forgive me that I write so bold against it. I wouldn't do it, If I weren't a former New Ager.
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Are you kidding me?Sad. I know so many people (and myself) who were destroyed by New Age, especially mentally, but also physically. And so many who converted from New Age/Theosophy to the living Christ and there's hardly a vice versa tendency. New Age and Theosophy are dead philosophies, because among other things you cannot find any models or rather saints there. It's mind-worshipping. You worship your own "glorious" subjective ideas of life and "God"/truth. It's pride. There's no humility. It's a patchwork-truth.
Please forgive me that I write so bold against it. I wouldn't do it, If I weren't a former New Ager.
Do you see any positive qualities to the New Age movements?
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I cannot find any positive qualities, which the christian or rather orthodox belief hasn't already.
For the most people the New Age Movement or Theosophy is easy accessibly, because you can, in an individual way, take from the various religions what you need and New Age/Theosophy doesn't condemn all other religions and denominations theoretically(!), but they give you a harmonic religious system, that "there exists an esoteric spiritual core to the various religions of the world." But when you're a New Ager you're becoming more and more proud, thinking that you're spritual higher than other people. Sure, this can also happen when you're an orthodox christian, but much less.
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Are you kidding me?Sad. I know so many people (and myself) who were destroyed by New Age, especially mentally, but also physically. And so many who converted from New Age/Theosophy to the living Christ and there's hardly a vice versa tendency. New Age and Theosophy are dead philosophies, because among other things you cannot find any models or rather saints there. It's mind-worshipping. You worship your own "glorious" subjective ideas of life and "God"/truth. It's pride. There's no humility. It's a patchwork-truth.
Please forgive me that I write so bold against it. I wouldn't do it, If I weren't a former New Ager.
People have been "destroyed" in nearly every sect and religion. It entirely depends on the mindset and the aspirations of the individual in question. The biggest problem with New Age is the arrogance and self-indulgence of many of its practitioners. Many  (but certainly not all) New Agers are self-centered (in the bad way) and use (or attempt to use) the occult for their own end and for self-satisfaction. This is evil and it will ultimately destroy a man. It is nothing short of black magic and spiritual sorcery. Every religion is as flawed as its practitioners, so the New Age is no different.

Theosophy is, in this respect, the complete opposite. Theosophists devote (or should devote) themselves to altruism, humility, love, etc. For a Theosophist, the occult (if it is to be used at all) must never be used for selfish reasons, but only for benefit of those in need and for the betterment of humanity. Theosophy, like the occult, is esoteric. It is not our goal to make of the world a great number of Theosophists. The various religions of the world have assisted mankind and will continue to do so as they evolve alongside their practitioners. Theosophy is also not "mind-worshiping". If anything, it is the worship of the divine Spirit that is in and is every human being, every atom, and indeed everything that is. Theosophy is about recognizing that everything shares in divinity - to this end, love and brotherhood have no higher manifestations than self-sacrifice.

Just out of curiosity, how many Theosophists have you met? Have you met enough to claim that there are no "role models/saints"?
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Note : Many of my posts (especially the ones antedating late 2012) do not reflect charity, tact, or even views I presently hold. Please forgive me for any antagonism I have caused.
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