Talk:Ablution in Christianity

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Christianity / Catholicism / Eastern / Anglicanism (Rated Start-class, Mid-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Christianity, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Christianity on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Start-Class article Start  This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.
 Mid  This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.
Taskforce icon
This article is supported by WikiProject Catholicism (marked as Low-importance).
Taskforce icon
This article is supported by WikiProject Eastern Orthodoxy (marked as Low-importance).
Taskforce icon
This article is supported by WikiProject Anglicanism (marked as Low-importance).


I edited the section that has to do with reserving the Eucharist in the Eastern Church, but then took the following paragraphs out, because they didn't seem relevant to the article:

"The Eucharist is not reserved in the same manner as in the Western (Roman Catholic) Church, for the purpose of adoration. Orthodox always reserve both the Body and the Blood of Christ. To accomplish this, a portion of the Blood of Christ is poured over the Lamb (Host) that is to be reserved. It is then cut into small portions, dried and placed in the Tabernacle.

"Eastern Theology frowns upon receiving the Eucharist outside of the Divine Liturgy (or Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts) except for the ill, infirm, or homebound. The Eastern Church views the Eucharist as medicinal for the body and soul and only useful to the faithful if consumed." MishaPan 23:26, 14 March 2007 (UTC)


I would oppose merging this article with the one on ritual purification. Ablution referrs specifically to washing with water; whereas ritual purification referrs to maintaining a ritual state--which may be accomplished as much by abstainig from certain behaviors as by performing certain acts (which may or may not involve the use of water). MishaPan 18:36, 21 March 2007 (UTC)

The problem is that ritual purification refers to larger practice, and not in the same religions.
Moreover, most of links refer to generality on ablution. Ablution in Christianity should be an other page, linked to special pages for that religion, like the Dutch's one. This page should be linked with languages referring to ablution in Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism, together (and maybe others).

--Lucyin (talk) 11:51, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

External links modified[edit]

Hello fellow Wikipedians,

I have just modified 3 external links on Ablution in Christianity. Please take a moment to review my edit. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I made the following changes:

When you have finished reviewing my changes, please set the checked parameter below to true or failed to let others know (documentation at {{Sourcecheck}}).

You may set the |checked=, on this template, to true or failed to let other editors know you reviewed the change. If you find any errors, please use the tools below to fix them or call an editor by setting |needhelp= to your help request.

  • If you have discovered URLs which were erroneously considered dead by the bot, you can report them with this tool.
  • If you found an error with any archives or the URLs themselves, you can fix them with this tool.

If you are unable to use these tools, you may set |needhelp=<your help request> on this template to request help from an experienced user. Please include details about your problem, to help other editors.

Cheers.—InternetArchiveBot (Report bug) 20:04, 2 October 2016 (UTC)