sacrament

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Clearly, the Christian sacraments have among their purposes the creation of community.
Yet the medieval philosopher-theologians never despair of explaining the mechanics of the central Christian sacrament, even with tools not designed for the task, and Adams never tires in her project of explaining how they attempted to do so.
But what value in pursuing and attacking the enemies of the Christian faith in remote and distant lands, while the Jews, wretched blasphemers far worse than the Saracens, not far away from us but in our midst so freely and audaciously blaspheme, abuse and trample on Christ and the Christian Sacraments with impunity .
While the Wissenschaft des Judentum had tried to discredit Christianity by claiming it originated from pagan influences, Rubenstein attributed the strength of Christian sacraments to their pagan roots and viewed them as a psychological advance over a repressive and self-punitive rabbinic culture.
Mr McLellan said: "It is a matter of great hurt to us that we are not able to share in Christian sacraments with our Catholic sisters and brothers, and we disagree strongly about what the Bible means about justice for women and ordination of women.
SIGNS OF FREEDOM: THEOLOGY OF THE CHRISTIAN SACRAMENTS.
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