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    The second Commandment is to not take the Lord’s name in vain, but I was just reading the Catechism and it says this commandment also extends to saints.

    Does anyone know why exactly? Blasphemy of a saint is not quite nearly the same as blasphemy of Jesus.

    Any ideas?

    #3262
    Anonymous
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    Theosis. 2 Peter 1:4

    Similar reasoning for the Church (Body and Bride of Christ) and sacred relics (conduits of God’s power and grace).

    #3269

    Oh, I suppose. I didn’t take it to that level when I was thinking about it last night. Some of the teachings of the Church are not immediately apparent but require putting a few things together logically. <img loading=” title=”Wink” />

    #3273
    Anonymous
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    You just wanted a longer discussion. <img loading=” title=”Very Happy” />

    #3279

    Well, I primarily wanted an answer, but if a discussion arose out of it that would be cool.

    I was asking because I am writing a series of articles about the 10 Commandments and I stumbled upon that in the Catechism so I decided to ask about it here. <img loading=” title=”Wink” />

    #3281
    Anonymous
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    Greek or Augustinan reckoning?

    #3282

    What do you mean by that?

    #3284
    Anonymous
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    Those are the two systems for determining the numbering of the Ten Commandments. The Protestants and Orthodox adopted the Greek numbers while Catholics and German Lutherans use the Augustinian ones.

    #3285

    Augustinian then, of course <img loading=” title=”Smile” />

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