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Beyonce Mass
« on: May 18, 2018, 04:23:16 PM »
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 04:42:52 PM »
Just try to avoid the lake of fire, preserved for Becky with the good hair.
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2018, 05:00:09 PM »
I hate to sound insulting or judgemental, but I'm not that shocked to find that this happened with the Episcopal Church. I mean, Washington National Cathedral has a Darth Vader grotesque, so it doesn't amaze me when Episcopalians show any lack of seriousness towards spirituality or tradition.

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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 05:01:35 PM »
Just try to avoid the lake of fire, preserved for Becky with the good hair.

LOL!

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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2018, 05:20:38 PM »
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2018, 11:38:30 AM »
Beyonce has now bought an $850,000 church in New Orleans: https://www.christianpost.com/news/beyonce-buys-850000-church-in-new-orleans-weeks-after-controversial-beyonce-mass-224209/

If she is launching a cult I suppose thats one more awesome gift we can thank the Episcopalians for sharing with us.  They really are the light* of our life, aren’t they?

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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2018, 02:33:32 PM »
Beyonce has now bought an $850,000 church in New Orleans: https://www.christianpost.com/news/beyonce-buys-850000-church-in-new-orleans-weeks-after-controversial-beyonce-mass-224209/

If she is launching a cult I suppose thats one more awesome gift we can thank the Episcopalians for sharing with us.  They really are the light* of our life, aren’t they?

* A flickering flourescent tube in the loo, at any rate

This is the church in question:



The city is full of old buildings like this ready to be repurposed. Better they be turned into condos than fall in on themselves and turn to blight and wasted resources.
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2018, 07:34:56 PM »
Beyonce has now bought an $850,000 church in New Orleans: https://www.christianpost.com/news/beyonce-buys-850000-church-in-new-orleans-weeks-after-controversial-beyonce-mass-224209/

If she is launching a cult I suppose thats one more awesome gift we can thank the Episcopalians for sharing with us.  They really are the light* of our life, aren’t they?

* A flickering flourescent tube in the loo, at any rate

This is the church in question:



The city is full of old buildings like this ready to be repurposed. Better they be turned into condos than fall in on themselves and turn to blight and wasted resources.

I look ar that and wish it had become an Orthodox convent.
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2018, 02:22:52 AM »
It's dumb, but I don't see how this is substantially different from what has been happening in certain kinds of mega churches for a while with their "praise and worship" obsession. Around 15 years ago when I was a teen in a southern mega church, they regularly played Lifehouse's "Everything" as part of the opening set (full rock band and stage) and said as long as we sang the song "to Jesus" it was okay.  ::) ::) ::)
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2018, 03:49:32 AM »
It's dumb, but I don't see how this is substantially different from what has been happening in certain kinds of mega churches for a while with their "praise and worship" obsession. Around 15 years ago when I was a teen in a southern mega church, they regularly played Lifehouse's "Everything" as part of the opening set (full rock band and stage) and said as long as we sang the song "to Jesus" it was okay.  ::) ::) ::)

But was it... A HOLY GHOST HOEDOWN?
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2018, 04:05:11 AM »
It's dumb, but I don't see how this is substantially different from what has been happening in certain kinds of mega churches for a while with their "praise and worship" obsession. Around 15 years ago when I was a teen in a southern mega church, they regularly played Lifehouse's "Everything" as part of the opening set (full rock band and stage) and said as long as we sang the song "to Jesus" it was okay.  ::) ::) ::)

But was it... A HOLY GHOST HOEDOWN?

Ugh they would have been totally down with that.
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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2018, 08:35:39 AM »
That was terrible.

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« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2018, 09:35:49 AM »
I mentioned that Beyonce Mass in another post, glad (or not) that became a thread on its own.

For me it was shocking because I didn't know how big was the departure of the episcopal church from sound doctrine and due respect, and also, my contact with anglicanism/episcopalianism is minimal, they dont have a big presence in Brazil, I am not sure about numbers, but I think there are more orthodox than anglicans/episcopalians in Brazil, I could be wrong, but even if I am, I'd say orthodoxy has more converts and better perspectives of growth than anglicans.

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Re: Beyonce Mass
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2018, 09:40:54 AM »
Beyonce has now bought an $850,000 church in New Orleans: https://www.christianpost.com/news/beyonce-buys-850000-church-in-new-orleans-weeks-after-controversial-beyonce-mass-224209/

If she is launching a cult I suppose thats one more awesome gift we can thank the Episcopalians for sharing with us.  They really are the light* of our life, aren’t they?

* A flickering flourescent tube in the loo, at any rate

This is the church in question:



The city is full of old buildings like this ready to be repurposed. Better they be turned into condos than fall in on themselves and turn to blight and wasted resources.

I look ar that and wish it had become an Orthodox convent.

There is one in greater NOLA (I think technically it is on the North Shore), but IIRC they only have two nuns, one of whom is fairly old. There's an attached male monastery as well, but I don't think they're doing much better.
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« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2018, 09:42:18 AM »
What color were Mary of Nazareth and Mary Magdalene? 

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« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2018, 02:21:22 PM »
What color were Mary of Nazareth and Mary Magdalene?

Probably not too far from the average Mizrahi Jew today, maybe a tad darker to account for more intermarriage over the centuries.

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« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2018, 07:41:23 AM »
What color were Mary of Nazareth and Mary Magdalene?

They were probably similar to the people of the Levant today.