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Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the liturgical calendar ..... Christ's Churches Purely Reformed: A Social History of Calvinism. Yale University Press. p....

The Beginning of Lent | Christian History

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"What did you give up for Lent?" I had grown up in Baptist and other conservative evangelical churches, so my friend's question held no meaning. I figured it was ...

The Early History of Lent - Baylor University

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The Early History of Lent. B y N i c h o l a s V . R u s s o. The season of lent appears after the council of Nicea. With so many biblical precedents, did it really take ...

LENT - The 40 days of Weeping for Tammuz - Bible Light

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Search the scriptures diligently, from Old Testament to New, and you will find no mention of Jews or Christians observing an annual period of 40 days of fasting ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lent - New Advent

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An article on the origins of Lenten fasting. ... The passage of primary importance is one quoted by Eusebius (Church History V.24) from a letter of St. Irenaeus to ...

The Origins of Lent - Patheos

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Mar 31, 2014 ... This theory I belive offers the best evidence for the origins of Lent, but little has been done online ... The brief history of the Lenten scholarship.

The True Meaning of Lent - Rcg.org

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People who observe Lent may be religious, dedicated and sincere—but they are .... (To learn more about true Church history, read our book Where Is the True ...

A Short History of LentParchment and Pen Blog - Credo House

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Feb 22, 2012 ... Since springtime is the time we celebrate Easter, the word “Lent” was adopted to speak of this time ... 49 Responses to “A Short History of Lent”.

What is Lent? - Sharefaith

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A discussion of the history and traditions of the Season of Lent in the Christian Faith.

The True Meaning of Lent - The Real Truth

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Jesus never commanded them to observe Lent or Easter. He did ... (To learn more about the history of the true Church, read our book Where Is the True Church?

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Lent The season of Lent as a preparation for Easter was officially recognized by the Council of Nicea in 313 A.D..
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History of Lent - Catholic Education Resource Center

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What are the origins of Lent? Did the Church always have this time before Easter ? Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works...

A Short History of Lent | Thinking Faith: The online journal of the ...

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Mar 15, 2011 ... Church historian Norman Tanner SJ gives a short history of this time of joy and preparation. The earliest mention of Lent in the history of the ...

THE HISTORY OF LENT by Abbot Gueranger OSB - EWTN

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THE HISTORY OF LENT by Abbot Gueranger O.S.B. THE forty days' fast, which we call Lent,[1] is the Church's preparation for Easter, and was instituted at the ...