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Offline EkhristosAnesti

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Fasting: East vs. West
« on: March 24, 2006, 02:23:43 AM »
Can someone who has honestly engaged with Western Christianity on issues of Worship and Spirituality please give me a critical contrast between Western and Eastern conceptions of Fasting (assuming there is one to be made)? I have heard that RC's regard it a "mortal sin" for one to break their fast, however, I have also come to realise that we're oftentimes very quick to jump on the whole "legalism" polemic when criticising the West; it'd thus be appreciated that anyone attempting to verify this, please provide some sort of a valid reference to back it up. Thank you in advance.
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Re: Fasting: East vs. West
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2006, 03:15:58 AM »
however, I have also come to realise that we're oftentimes very quick to jump on the whole "legalism" polemic when criticising the West

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http://www.christianforums.com/t2822377-original-sin-and-atonement.html

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