Talk:Religious calling

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Roman Catholic an Eastern Orthodox Churches[edit]

The article should also mention the notion of calling in Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches, a term that is used to refer to priestly vocations. ADM (talk) 18:54, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

I think vocation, linked in the first line, covers that. Johnbod (talk) 21:07, 6 May 2009 (UTC)


Protestantism is a more prominent and general faith. It's more prominent and general use of "calling" should come first. --Carlaude (talk) 03:52, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

Agreed, and the OED cites back to 1560, so the virtually, or wholly, identical LDS meaning is not the earliest either. In fact (OED 6) very similar usage in a Catholic context is cited back to c1300. I have changed the order backJohnbod (talk) 04:05, 7 May 2009 (UTC)