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Comparative Theology, book by H. H. Pope Shenouda III Image: Comparative Theology 1 - book cover, by P صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: غلاف كتاب اللاهوت المقارن 1 (إنجليزي) - البابا شنوده الثالث Image: Comparative Theology 1 - book cover, by P

صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: غلاف كتاب اللاهوت المقارن 1 (إنجليزي) - البابا شنوده الثالث

Arabic translation: اللاهوت المقارن.


1 (1) Introduction Forward
2   One Faith and Sound Doctrine
3 (2) Baptism The disagreements between us Orthodox and the Protestants regarding Baptism
4   The Efficacious of Baptism
5   Baptism is the Task of the Clergymen
6   The Necessity of Baptism Ever Since the Establishment of the Church
7   Baptism by Immersion
8   Paedobaptism (Infant Baptism)
9   If baptism is renewal of life, why do we sin after being baptised?
10   Does baptism still carry its efficacious if the clergyman who administers it is a malefactor?
11   How was the Penitent Thief saved without baptism?
12   Baptism and the verse: Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved
13   If baptism is so important. were the prophets of the Old Testament baptized?
14   Is salvation through the word and not through water?
15   What is the position of water in salvation and the second birth?
16   The importance of water and its symbols in the Holy Bible
17   Water and Blood
18   Does water have all these efficacious?
19   Would it not be better if we say that baptism is rising with Christ and not dying with Him because death is harmful and not beneficial whereas rising is beneficial?
20   Why is there death in baptism? And what is its importance?
21   Why should a person whose parents were baptised and saved from Adam's sin, be baptised as well?
22 (3) Tradition Seniority of Tradition
23   The Holy Bible does not mention everything

Tradition is taken from the teachings of the Apostles

25   Benefits of Tradition
26   Valid and invalid Tradition
27   Church Authority in Teaching and Legislation
28   Conditions of sound Tradition
29   The Apostles commanded that Tradition be preserved
30   Protestans have their own Tradition
31 (4) Intercession Difference between the Mediation of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Intercessions of the Saints
32   Examples of Intercession
33   Do angels and saints know our condition on earth?
34   The saints' favour with the Lord
35   The spirituality of asking the prayers of the saints
36 (5) Veneration of St. Mary, and Her Perpetual Virginity The Veneration of St. Mary the Virgin
37   Venerating the Virgin Mary
38   Titles of Virgin Mary
39   The Virgins Feasts
40   The Virgin Is the True Vine
41   The Virgin Is the Gate of Life and the Gate of Salvation
42   Is It Correct to Pray to the Virgin?
43   The Perpetual Virginity of the Virgin Mary
44   The phrase her firstborn Son
45   The phrase your wife
46   The sentence before they came together, she was found with child
47   The sentence did not know her till she had brought forth her firstborn Son
48   The phrase His brothers
49 (6) Fasting The disagreements between us Orthodox and the Protestants regarding Fasting
50   Reply to the objection concerning fasting in secret
51   Reply to the objection: Is communal fasting a Biblical doctrine or not?
52   Reply to the objection of fasting in set times
53   Reply to the phrase "...let no one judge you"
54   Reply to the subject of vegetarian food
55   Reply to the objection concerning abstaining from certain foods
56   Church authority in organizing worship
57 (7) The Spiritual Gifts and the Gift of Tongues The Spiritual Gifts and the Gift of Tongues
58   The Pentecostal Movement and the Gift of Speaking in Tongues
59   Speaking in tongues
60 (8) Repentance Repentance is a sacrament
61   Repentance and confession
62   Repentance and the Church
63   Repentance and salvation
64   Repentance and the work of Grace
65   Repentance and experiences
66   Repentance, joy and contrition
67   Repentance and newness of life
68   Repentance precedes all other sacraments
69   Repentance, conduct and deeds
70 (9) Ritual Disagreements Veneration of the Cross
71   Facing the East
72   The Sanctuary and the Altar
73   Incense
74   Lights and Candles
75   Pictures and Icons

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