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....
"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. 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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
People who observe Lent may be religious, dedicated and sincere—but they are
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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”.
A discussion of the history and traditions of the Season of Lent in the Christian
Jesus never commanded them to observe Lent or Easter. He did ... (To learn
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