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Christian Headcovering

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This is a poll for Christians about the practise of headcovering.

Are you male or female?

24% (44) Male
76% (137) Female

179 voters have answered this question.

Do you believe that 1 Corinthians chapter 11 entails that a Christian woman must wear a headcovering in certain circumstances today?

93% (168) Yes.
7% (13) No.

179 voters have answered this question.

If so, what circumstances?

39% (66) All the time.
21% (36) When in public.
51% (86) When praying or prophesying silently and audibly.
29% (50) When praying or prophesying audibly.
29% (49) In Communion/ the Lord's Supper/ the Eucharist.
34% (58) In Church services.
26% (44) When audibly taking part in Church services.
28% (48) In prayer meetings, even when not praying.

168 voters have answered this question.

If so, what type of headcovering do you think is most appropriate?

64% (109) Any modest kind of hat or cloth headcovering.
18% (31) Bonnet
37% (64) Headscarf/ Kerchief.
10% (18) lace mantilla.
8% (15) Other.

169 voters have answered this question.

If you belive in Christian headcovering, do you also believe 1 Corithians 11 teaches that a woman must have long hair?

12% (22) No, a Christian woman need not have long hair.
87% (153) Yes, a Christian woman should wear her hair long if possible.

174 voters have answered this question.

If you do not belive 1 Corinthians 11 teaches that a woman should wear a headcovering under certain circumstances today, why not?

50% (10) Paul's instructions are only relevant to his own period.
15% (3) Paul teaches that a woman's headcovering is long hair.
65% (13) Paul is simply teaching that women should wear women's clothes or that women should dress modestly.
15% (3) Paul was mistaken.
10% (2) This text was not originally in the Bible.

20 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2005-08-05 21:37:05 by dyspraxicfundamentalist
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