Clearly, this user does not want to edit this article in collaboration with others, and I have blocked their account for 24 hours. Therefore, I am going to note this.
Thus the compiler of the Ancren Riwle about directs his nuns at "Deus in adjutorium" to make a little cross from above the forehead down to the breast with three fingers". Clearly the rhyme exists and all kinds of people know of it; and no doubt lots of children and probably even adults have used it to remember the order.
For, as Chrysostome sayth, wherever the fiends see the signe of the crosse, they flye away, dreading it as a staffe that they are beaten withall. I suggest that those few authors who support the reverted text, rework it acceptably into the article without using overtly biased language and refrain from deleting the text in other parts of the article. Maybe it should include various practices of positions of the fingers, such as open hand, or index and middle fingers extended with middle finger slightly bent, and pinky and ring fingers folded in close to the palm with the thumb joining them.
Why does it seem to me that Catholicism is a religion of death, and ultimately is the cause of the "Culture of Death" that they always talk about? Quick on the draw much? So I decided to be cautious and put up a dubious tag.
I initially put a POV notice at the top of the article, but now it seems all so biased that I shall revert it whole scale. Comments and contribs to the section are welcome. It really isn't that uncommon, and I'm rather surprised to find so many editors hiding behind anonymous accounts and trying to supress it.
The reasons for this are unclear and heavily disputed, however, the most accepted is that in the West, when the priest made the Sign over the people to bless them, the people mirrored the direction of his hand, rather than copying the motions, thus, they moved their hand left-to-right, the direction that the priest's hand moved from the point of view of the congregation. You could of course go down to you local Catholic church and try asking the choristers after the service to see whether they know what the phrase means - let me know if they are all bemused. The sign of the cross must be made according to the rules, in the form of a cross; and the right hand, that is, the dextral hand, must be used in crossing oneself, with the thumb and the two lower fingers joined together, and the extended index finger joined to the middle finger, slightly bent; thus should prelates [and] priests give their blessing and thus should men cross themselves. What movie are you talking about?
Posted by: Faele | on October 2, 2012
In the western Church, the direction gradually changed during the first millennium from right-to-left to left-to-right. It's just a useful tidbit if you're not Catholic and don't use it all the time, that's why I added it. STK, am, 02 February
Quick on the draw much? The phrase also features in a scene in Nuns on the Run in which Robbie Coltrane 's character teaches the sign of the cross to Eric Idle using the mnemonic and a citation. So the shape of the index finger is an allusion to Allah, alif, and the number one.
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STK - with all due team, that's not how it's how done. Really this is cut suited for someone who is "originate handed" if one is "visibly above" well.
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One would be unenthusiastic. Is it then set by before the left side or the not side next?.
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