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« on: January 12, 2012, 11:52:28 AM »

This is a hoot, if you have a sense of humor. If not, skip it!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2012, 12:01:25 PM »

This is a hoot, if you have a sense of humor. If not, skip it!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/

When I finally settled down and answered honestly (as opposed to playing around to see what different outcomes I could get- it seems that if you answer the one question "an allegory" then no matter what else you answer you get Origen) I got St Justin the Martyr.
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2012, 02:43:29 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
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That is about as fair and accurate a spiritual appraisal as an internet quiz ever gave me before Wink

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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2012, 02:51:01 PM »

I'm Saint Melito as well! And I even have the book to which the quiz referred me towards!
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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2012, 03:00:19 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2012, 03:38:03 PM »

http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/melito/

I got St. Melito. Whew! I was hoping really hard I'd get somebody good. Don't know what I'd do if I'd turned out a heretic.  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2012, 04:23:45 PM »

You are St. Justin Martyr!
You have a positive and hopeful attitude toward the world. You think that nature, history, and even the pagan philosophers were often guided by God in preparation for the Advent of the Christ. You find “seeds of the Word” in unexpected places. You’re patient and willing to explain the faith to unbelievers.
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2012, 05:13:35 PM »

You are St. Melito of Sardis!
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2012, 05:19:05 PM »

I got  St. Melito of Sardis too.
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2012, 08:40:43 PM »

Whoever wrote this quiz really likes St. Mellito.   Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2012, 09:20:21 PM »

St. Melito.
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« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2012, 10:52:46 PM »

Origen baby.

Burn me at the stake.
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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2012, 01:22:32 AM »

You are St. Melito of Sardis!
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2012, 02:25:00 AM »

LOL.  I'm St. Melito of Sardis as well!
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« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2012, 04:12:06 AM »

St Justin Martyr
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« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2012, 04:12:43 AM »

This is a hoot, if you have a sense of humor. If not, skip it!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/

Ok, give - What father did you get to be?  Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2012, 08:41:26 PM »

You’re St. Melito of Sardis!

You have a great love of history and liturgy. You’re attached to the traditions of the ancients, yet you recognize that the old world — great as it was — is passing away. You are loyal to the customs of your family, though you do not hesitate to call family members to account for their sins.
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« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2012, 11:10:24 PM »

St. Jerome which fits in well with my love of Latin. Cheesy

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« Reply #18 on: January 14, 2012, 12:43:49 AM »

Origen.  Huh  Shocked  Cry
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« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2012, 02:42:24 AM »

St. Melito of Sardis, as well.  Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2012, 02:48:36 AM »

St. Justin Martyr...I have not read his works yet, so that's interesting  Smiley

Although I wouldn't mind being an Origen either...one or two questions I was stuck on could have made me Origen...hehehe...but definitely, I'd stay away from the kitchen sharp supplies...lol
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« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2012, 10:53:01 AM »

Seems like that everytime I try doing this test seriously I get Origen.
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« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2012, 11:48:43 AM »

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This is so true and close to reality!  Cheesy Grin Cheesy
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« Reply #23 on: January 15, 2012, 12:47:54 AM »

You are St. Justin Martyr!
You have a positive and hopeful attitude toward the world. You think that nature, history, and even the pagan philosophers were often guided by God in preparation for the Advent of the Christ. You find “seeds of the Word” in unexpected places. You’re patient and willing to explain the faith to unbelievers.
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« Reply #24 on: February 25, 2013, 12:15:28 AM »

This is a hoot, if you have a sense of humor. If not, skip it!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/
I'm pretty anti-men, as a childhood sexual assault victim.  So I'd gladly answer a quiz entitled Which church mother are you, but this one I'll pass up.
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« Reply #25 on: February 25, 2013, 12:30:23 AM »

I'm St. Melitos of Sardis!  I am unique! Cheesy
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« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2013, 12:47:38 AM »



You are Origen!

You do nothing by half-measures. If you’re going to read the Bible, you want to read it in the original languages. If you’re going to teach, you’re going to reach as many souls as possible, through a proliferation of lectures and books. If you’re a guy and you’re going to fight for purity … well, you’d better hide the kitchen shears.

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« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2013, 01:06:48 AM »

St. Melito for me.
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« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2013, 02:18:02 AM »

Origen...  Undecided

Um...at least he's an Alexandrian?


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« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2013, 02:54:35 AM »

Evidently I am now Origen.
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« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2013, 03:14:56 AM »

You are St. Melito of Sardis!
I may have a little Tertullian in me after this answer.
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« Reply #31 on: February 25, 2013, 03:50:08 AM »

I got St. Origen  Wink
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« Reply #32 on: February 25, 2013, 05:20:55 AM »

This is a hoot, if you have a sense of humor. If not, skip it!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/

When I finally settled down and answered honestly (as opposed to playing around to see what different outcomes I could get- it seems that if you answer the one question "an allegory" then no matter what else you answer you get Origen) I got St Justin the Martyr.

That's not true. I picked the 'allegory' answer and got St. Jerome

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« Reply #33 on: February 25, 2013, 09:57:38 AM »

One more for St. Melito!
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« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2013, 10:09:42 AM »

I'm pretty anti-men.

Some of us are pretty OK.

Oh, and I'm St. Melito. Never heard of him.
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« Reply #35 on: February 25, 2013, 11:24:41 AM »


You are St. Melito of Sardis!
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« Reply #36 on: February 25, 2013, 11:27:01 AM »

This is a hoot, if you have a sense of humor. If not, skip it!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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I'm pretty anti-men, as a childhood sexual assault victim.  So I'd gladly answer a quiz entitled Which church mother are you, but this one I'll pass up.

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Remember, God chose to become incarnate in the form of a man, not a woman...therefore, they can't be all bad.

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« Reply #37 on: February 25, 2013, 12:37:29 PM »

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http://www.fathersofthechurch.com/quiz/

When I finally settled down and answered honestly (as opposed to playing around to see what different outcomes I could get- it seems that if you answer the one question "an allegory" then no matter what else you answer you get Origen) I got St Justin the Martyr.

That's not true. I picked the 'allegory' answer and got St. Jerome

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« Reply #38 on: February 25, 2013, 01:00:36 PM »

St. Melito of Sardis!!!!!  Grin Grin
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« Reply #39 on: February 25, 2013, 01:53:29 PM »

Oh, and I'm St. Melito. Never heard of him.

The same situation. But "You have a great love of history and liturgy" is very true for me Wink
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« Reply #40 on: February 25, 2013, 01:57:33 PM »

Oh, and I'm St. Melito. Never heard of him.

The same situation. But "You have a great love of history and liturgy" is very true for me Wink

Same here.
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« Reply #41 on: February 25, 2013, 02:54:14 PM »

You haven't heard of St. Melito?  Huh I thought he was as famous as Sts. Ignatius, Augustine and other Patristic celebrities.
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« Reply #42 on: February 25, 2013, 03:11:20 PM »

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« Reply #43 on: February 25, 2013, 03:14:39 PM »

Something tells me that St. Melito of Sardis is the patron saint of the guy who created the quiz.
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« Reply #44 on: February 25, 2013, 03:15:58 PM »

St. Jerome which fits in well with my love of Latin. Cheesy

The description also fits me pretty well: You’re a passionate Christian, fiercely devoted to Jesus Christ and his Church. You are willing to labor long hours in the Lord’s vineyard, and you have little patience with those who are less willing or able to work as you do. Your passions often carry you into temptation zones of wrath, lust, and pride.

Latin can shove it.

St. Jerome here as well.
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