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Praying for the dead

Robert James Edmund Boggis

Praying for the dead

an historical review of the practice

by Robert James Edmund Boggis

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co.... in London, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death -- Religious aspects.,
  • Prayers for the dead.,
  • Death.,
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Reverend R.J. Edmund Boggis....
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19288472M
    OCLC/WorldCa743292844

      Yet we find the practice of praying for the dead observed in certain areas of “Christendom.” Roman Catholic theology, for example, allows for prayers both to the dead and on behalf of them. But even Catholic authorities admit that there is no explicit authorization for prayers on behalf of the dead in the sixty-six books of canonical Scripture. He was given a book of reflections and prayers called “Day by Day for the Holy Souls in Purgatory” (Our Sunday Visitor, ) by Susan Tassone, a nationally known writer and speaker on the Catholic Church’s teachings on purgatory and the importance of praying for the dead.

      If you think you’ve “missed” praying for the dead this year if you’ve been busy with All Saints’ Day parties up until now, think again. The whole month of November is dedicated to the holy souls in Purgatory, and we are especially called to pray for the dead from November 1 through the 8- this is the octave of All Saints’ Day. The Second Book of Maccabees is completely straightforward about praying for the departed, and praying to the Saints. In 2 Macc. , some of Judas Maccabeus’ soldiers fall in combat. Although they’re fighting for Israel, the Israelites discover superstitious amulets on the fallen soldiers, and realize this is why they were allowed to.

    the dead, the earliest of which is seen in the Second Book of Maccabees. Other early evidence of the Christian practice of praying for the dead can be found in the Roman catacombs, where inscriptions include both prayers for the dead and requests for prayers. Early Church Fathers such as Tertullian. The church designates each November as a month dedicated to praying for the dead. The Nov. 2 feast, the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day), is a day of special intercession.


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Question: "What does the Bible say about praying to / speaking to / talking to the dead?" Answer: Praying to the dead is strictly forbidden in the Bible. Deuteronomy tells us that anyone who “consults with the dead” is “detestable to the Lord.”.

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It is this passage most often pointed to Praying for the dead book promoting the view that Paul was indeed praying for the dead. William Barclay, the Scottish commentator, in reference to 2nd Timothywrites. Prayers for the dead are a much-disputed problem which we do not intend to discuss here.

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Azor Sparks in an alley behind a res 4/5. "PRAYING TO THE DEAD" in the KJV Bible. Instances - Page 1 of 7 - Sort by Book and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

Acts | View whole chapter | See verse in context But God raised him from the dead: This is. Praying to the saints began with the practice of praying for them. Any Christian who died was remembered in prayer, and services took place on the third, seventh, ninth, thirtieth, and fortieth.

Praying to Dead Folks. Tim Staples • 3/17/ Download Share. In a previous post, I talked about the problem of how a saint in heaven could hear the prayers of multiple people praying to him at the same time.

In his book, Answers to Catholic Claims, A Discussion of Biblical Authority. Isaiah | View whole chapter | See verse in context Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.

Luke | View whole chapter | See verse in context And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense. The question of purgatory and praying for the dead was a major issue between Catholics and Protestants in the 16th century.

The Council of Trent’s decree about purgatory reaffirmed its existence and the usefulness of prayers for the deceased, yet it cautioned against “a certain kind of curiosity or superstition ” about it. Since this Monday is Memorial Day, I thought it would be fitting to talk briefly about prayers for the dead.

This is particularly so since the most explicit Scriptural depiction of prayers for the dead involves praying for the souls of dead soldiers.

It comes from 2 Maccabees The Tradition of Praying for the Dead. Prayers for the dead have been offered for many centuries. The earliest reference in the Bible is found in the second book of Maccabees. Judas Maccabees was an important Jewish general of the second century before Christ. Author: Nada Mazzei.

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The Sacrifice of the Mass has always occupied the foremost place among prayers for the dead, as will be seen from the testimonies quoted above; but in addition to the Mass and to private prayers, we have mention in the earliest times of almsgiving, especially in connection with funeral agapae, and of fasting for the dead (Kirsch, Die Lehre von.

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All Souls Day shifts the Church's focus on praying for the Faithful Departed throughout November. The need and duty of prayer for the dead has been acknowledged by the Church. Bible verses about Praying To The Dead.

Isaiah ESV / 12 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. And when they say to you, “Inquire of the mediums and the necromancers who chirp and mutter,” should not a people inquire of their God. Although concerning the saints we concede that, just as, when alive, they pray for the Church universal in general, so in heaven they pray for the Church in general, albeit no testimony concerning the praying of the dead is extant in the Scriptures, except the dream taken from the Second Book of Maccabees.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.The Homily on Prayer also roundly condemns the practice of prayer for the dead. So in essence, praying to the dead and/or for the dead, may be an ancient practice, but it has no Scriptural support, it is inconsistent with the Scriptures, the theology of the BCP, and the 39 Articles.

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