The Adamic Calendar and the Life of Christ

A brief portrayal of the Adamic calendar especially as it relates to the birth and resurrection of Christ.

The Adamic calendar system was created from data found in the Old and New Testaments. These contain detailed genealogies that include lifespans. From these lifespans, religious institutions have calculated not only the origin of human history, but theoretically can pinpoint the creation of the earth.

Sometimes this system is known by its Latin name, Anno Mundi or AM in shortened form.


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Erratum concerning the term Neo-Tongues Movement

This is a correction on the so-called Neo-Tongues movement.

The Neo-Tongues Movement was posited as the speaking in one voice, and many being heard as the main doctrine for almost a thousand years.

After careful review of the same source material, this is not the case. There is evidence that this stream of thought exists, but it did not become a central and sole doctrine.

The line of thought one voice, many languages heard is still going to be researched,

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An analysis of Augustine on Tongues and the Donatists

Augustine’s argument against the Donatist’s gives one of the richest earlier accounts on the Christian doctrine of tongues.

If it were not for the Donatists, Augustine would not have left such a legacy about the tongues of Pentecost and how it was perceived during his time. Their conflict with Augustine offers a wealth of information on the subject — much more than the Montanist movement.

The Donatists were a northern African Christian group; broken off from the official Catholic Church

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Augustine on the Tongues of Pentecost in English

An English translation of the texts relating to the christian doctrine of tongues by Augustine, Bishop of Hippo.

For introductory notes, purpose, and background to these translations, go to Augustine on the Tongues of Pentecost: Intro

1. In Epistolas Joannis et Parthos (407–409 AD)

As translated by Charles Sullivan. MPL Vol. 35. Augustine. In Epistolas Joannis et Parthos VI:10 (6:10) Col. 2025ff

In the earliest times the holy Spirit was falling upon those who believe and was

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Augustine on the Tongues of Pentecost: Intro

Last updated on October 28th, 2018 at 01:43 am

An analysis of Augustine’s writings on speaking in tongues.

Augustine wrote a considerable amount on the subject which first appears to be an open and shut case, but a closer look reveals a diversity of thought propelled by political influences.

The conflict with the rival Donatist movement gives one of the earliest and extensive articles of tongues speech in the church. His coverage dispels the notion that the institutional church

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Is Tyrannius Rufinus a Reliable Translator?

A closer look at the reliability of Tyrannius Rufinus’ Latin translation of Gregory Nazianzus’ Greek work On Pentecost.

Little attention, if any, has been directed towards his Latin translations of Gregory Nazianzus, but debate has surrounded Rufinus’ translation of his other works. Using these other established discussions as a guide, this article ventures into determining how Rufinus fits in the Gregory narrative.

In a number of scholarly circles, the translations of Rufinus have been under careful scrutiny, and the consensus

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Rufinus on Gregory Nazianzus' work on Pentecost

Tyrannius Rufinus Latin text of Gregory Nazianzus’ Oration 41:15-17

As found in Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum. Augustus Engelbrecht ed. Vol. 46. Tyranii Rufini Opera. Pars I: Orationum Gregorii Nazianzeni Novem Interpretatio. Vindobonae/Lipsiae. 1910

[Pg. 160] 15. Loquebantur igitur uariis et diuersis linguis apostoli et proferebatur sermo ignotus usque ad praesens ipsis illis qui loquebantur. et hoc erat signum quod infidelibus populis olim fuerat praenuntiatum, cum dicitur quia in aliis linguis et aliis labiis loquar populo huic, et nec sic me

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