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History of Christianity in the United States

...ristianity was introduced to North America as it was colonized by Europeans beginning in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Spanish, French, and British... ...e 16th and 17th centuries. The Spanish, French, and British brought Roman Catholicism to the colonies of New Spain, New France and Maryland respective... ...th centuries. The Spanish, French, and British brought Roman Catholicism to the colonies of New Spain, New France and Maryland respectively, while Nor... ... 1.4 Russian Orthodoxy in Alaska ... ... 3.4 Jehovah's Witnesses 3.5 Separation of church and state ... ... 3.7 Abolitionism 3.8 Russian Orthodoxy 3.9 Libe... ... 4.5 Roman Catholicism 4.6 Eastern Orthodoxy ... ...ty of Pennsylvania and adopted the name Jehovah's witnesses in 1931.[22][23] Substantial organizational and doctrinal changes occurred between 1917 an... ...nd the Democratic Party. The Knights of Labor was the earliest labor organization in the United States, and in the 1880s, it was t...

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Christianity in Hong Kong

... Côte d'Ivoire DR of Congo Republic of... ... Christianity has been in Hong Kong since 1841.[1] Of about 843,000 Christians in Hong Kong, most of them are Protestant or Ro... ... 2.1 Gallery 3 Eastern Orthodoxy 4 Mormonism (LDS Church) ... ...Gallery 3 Eastern Orthodoxy 4 Mormonism (LDS Church) ... ...s 6 Conflict with the government 6.1 Preservation o... ... Trappist Haven Monastery The Roman Catholic Church in Hong Kong was established as a Mission Prefect... ...n) Eastern Orthodoxy Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong K... ...achieving a fair, just and loving society. At present, many social service organizations and social service models in Hong Kong were those initiated a... ...ls in Hong Kong are managed by Caritas-Hong Kong, a Catholic-based charity organization: Caritas Medical Centre, Canossa Hospital and Precious Blood H...

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Christian burial

... Cambridge, UK. A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with specifically Christian ecclesiastical ... ... UK. A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with specifically Christian ecclesiastical rites; typi... ...ow able to be cremated also, and this is rapidly becoming more common, but the Eastern Orthodox churches still mostly forbid it. ... ...ble to be cremated also, and this is rapidly becoming more common, but the Eastern Orthodox churches still mostly forbid it. ... ...e cremated also, and this is rapidly becoming more common, but the Eastern Orthodox churches still mostly forbid it. ... ...s 1 History and antecedents of Christian burial rites 1.1 Ear... ... 3 Protestant burials 4 Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic burial ritual ... ...ed among the Christians and they no doubt imitated to some extent in their organization the pagan collegia for the same purpose. T... ... But still more directly to the purpose we find certain organizations formed to carry out the burial of the dead and friendless as ...

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Christianity in Ghana

... Côte d'Ivoire DR of Congo Republic of... ... The arrival of the Europeans in 15th century into the then Gold Coast broug... ... The arrival of the Europeans in 15th century into the then Gold Coast brought Christian... ...Europeans in 15th century into the then Gold Coast brought Christianity to the land.[1] There were many different cultural groups across the West Afri... ... Eastern ... ... Eastern Orthodox ... ... Oriental Orthodox ... ...ety. Currently the CCG comprises fifteen member churches and two Christian Organizations (see annex three). The CCG has over the years gone through a ... ...shments belonging to various Christian bodies in the country. The umbrella organization of which the various mission hospitals, clinics and facilities...

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Mallapally

... (Mala + pally means hill shrine)is a taluk in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state, India . Its one of the five taluks which makes the dist... ...taluk in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state, India . Its one of the five taluks which makes the district of Pathanamthitta, where lowest p... ...erala state, India . Its one of the five taluks which makes the district of Pathanamthitta, where lowest population growth is recorded for the last... ...istrict of Pathanamthitta, where lowest population growth is recorded for the last two decades in India. Earlier period Mallapally is called as the p... ...alida Mahadeva temple and Centuries old Suriyani Church is still seen at eastern bank of the river. Thirumalida temple which is famous for its uniqu... ...word of Pali origin. Buddhist Mala pally (hill shrine) was situated on the eastern market hill or the western high school hill is not known now. Anoth... ... Two Cross towers, one with oriental architecture belongs to the Malankara Orthodox Sabha and the other with statue of Jesus with stretched hands belo... ...and Mallappally was the main town of that constituency. During the last re-organization, it lost the constituency along with some other constituencies... ...va Temple, Mallappaly ; 1 km.from Town 2. St. Peter's and St. Paul's Orthodox Church Pathikkadu ; 1 km from Town 3. St. George Orthodox Ch...

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Christianity in the 4th century

...ity to AD 325   Spread of Christianity to AD 600 ... ...600 Christianity in the 4th century was dominated in its early stage by Constantine the Great a... ... 4th century was dominated in its early stage by Constantine the Great and the First Council of Nicaea of 325, which was the beginning of the period o... ...ominated in its early stage by Constantine the Great and the First Council of Nicaea of 325, which was the beginning of the period of the First seven ... ...Early Christian monasticism 5.3 Eastern monasticism 5.4 Gaul ... ...e the Roman Empire 9.2 Georgian Orthodox Church 9.3 Great persec... ... Oriental Orthodox or Non-Chalcedonian ... ...parate monasteries were created for men and women. This method of monastic organization is called cenobitic or "community-based." All the principal mo... ...parate monasteries were created for men and women. This method of monastic organization is called cenobitic or "community-based." All the principal mo...

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Christian Universalism

...iversalism Part of a series on Universalism ... ... International Council of Unitarians and Universalists ... ... Christian Universalism is a school of Christian theology which includes the belief in the doctrine of universal reconciliation, the view that all h... ...s will ultimately be restored to right relationship with God in Heaven and the New Jerusalem. The term "Christian Universalism" wa... ...an Universalist Association was founded to serve as an ecumenical umbrella organization for churches, ministries, and individuals who believe in Chris... ...on. However, the Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship remains as an organization for Christians from the Unitarian Universalist tradition and l... ... The type of Christian Universalism that departs the least from orthodox or traditional Christian doctrine is Evangelical (Christian) Unive... ...he Heavenly Faith denomination, which is a Restorationist sect that blends Eastern Orthodoxy, Methodism, and Charismaticism, openly embraces Universal... ...nly Faith denomination, which is a Restorationist sect that blends Eastern Orthodoxy, Methodism, and Charismaticism, openly embraces Universalism, eve...

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Baptism

...ology History of theology Mi... ... Eastern ... ... Eastern Orthodox ... ... Oriental Orthodox ... ... Baptism (from the Greek noun βάπτισμα baptisma; see below) is a Christian sacrament of ad... ...from the Greek noun βάπτισμα baptisma; see below) is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption,[1] almost invariably with the use of water, into... ...a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption,[1] almost invariably with the use of water, into the Christian Church generally.[2][3] The canonical ... ... not intended to be taken seriously.[237] Some atheist organizations, such as the Italian Union of Rationalist Atheists and Agnost... ...ou as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in association with God's spirit-directed organization? Most baptisms among Jeho...

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Ecclesiology

... Ecclesiology usually refers to the theological study of the Christian Church . However, when the wo... ... Ecclesiology usually refers to the theological study of the Christian Church . However, when the word was coined in England... ...dy of the Christian Church . However, when the word was coined in England in the early 1840s, it was defined as the science of the building and deco... ...e word was coined in England in the early 1840s, it was defined as the science of the building and decoration of church buildings and it is still, t... ...ity of the Church? Who gets to interpret the doctrines of the Church? Is the organizational structure itself, either in a single corporate body, or ... ...nt on and derivative of a separate and prior divine revelation external to the organization, with individual institutions being "the Church" only to t... ...ts of sanctification and of truth are found outside of its visible structure. Eastern Orthodox ecclesiology From the Orthodox perspective, the Church... ...nctification and of truth are found outside of its visible structure. Eastern Orthodox ecclesiology From the Orthodox perspective, the Church is one,... ... perspective, the Church is one, even though She is manifested in many places. Orthodox ecclesiology operates with a plurality in unity and a unity in...

Council of Piacenza

... The Council of Piacenza was a mixed synod of ecclesiastics and laymen of the Roman Catholic Church, which took p... ... The Council of Piacenza was a mixed synod of ecclesiastics and laymen of the Roman Catholic Church, which took place from March 1 to March 7, 1... ...o speak before Urban II, asking for help in organizing a military response to the Turk's expansion toward Constantinople . The delegates made a fo... ... calling for a military expedition to the East.Rubenstein, Jay. (2011). Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse. p. 21. Basic... ...to the east, and the request was interpreted as a sign of weakness in both the Eastern empire and the Orthodox church . It has been suggested that Ur... ...uest was interpreted as a sign of weakness in both the Eastern empire and the Orthodox church . It has been suggested that Urban may have hoped that ... ...ested that Urban may have hoped that by sending help he could also reunite the churches under his authority; however, Urban II never refers to the ... ... his authority; however, Urban II never refers to the idea of reuniting the churches under his authority in any of his four extant letters on crusa... ...1095, Urban called an even bigger council, the Council of Clermont, where the organization of the First Crusade was formally announced. Most of th...

Morning Star

... Morning star, most commonly used as a name for the planet Venus when it appears in the east before sunrise. Venus is also ... ...hen it appears in the east before sunrise. Venus is also the Evening Star. The ancients first thought the two were separate stars and later realized i... ...e stars and later realized it was the same star appearing as the harbinger of the Sun in the east and marking the end of the day in the west. ... ... Mythology/Theology Morning Star, one of the Zorya (gods in Slavic mythology) The Latin ... ... John the Baptist, called a "bright morning star" in Eastern Orthodox Church hymnnology Mary the mother... ... John the Baptist, called a "bright morning star" in Eastern Orthodox Church hymnnology Mary the mother of Jesu... ... Morning Star International, former name of Every Nation Churches, an organization of non-denominational churches ... ... Morning Star International, former name of Every Nation Churches, an organization of non-denominational churches Evenin...

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Religion in the United Kingdom

... Westminster Abbey is used for the coronation of British monarchs Rel... ... Westminster Abbey is used for the coronation of British monarchs Religion in the Un... ...ation of British monarchs Religion in the United Kingdom and in the countries that preceded it has been dominated... ...hat preceded it has been dominated, for over 1,400 years, by various forms of Christianity. According to the national census, a majority of citizens i... ...rismatic and Pentecostalism 3.7 Eastern Orthodox 3.8 Other Trini... ... and Pentecostalism 3.7 Eastern Orthodox 3.8 Other Trinitarian d... ...4% Methodist, with small numbers in other Protestant denominations and the Orthodox church.[49] The 2009 British Social Attitudes Survey, which covers... ... Orthodox Eastern Orthodox Church ... ...ty of Middlesex: Volume 1: Physique, Archaeology, Domesday, Ecclesiastical Organization, The Jews, Religious Houses, Education of Working Classes to 1...

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Church of the East

...Part of a series on Eastern Christianity ... ... Eastern Orthodox Church Orie... ...dox Church Oriental Orthodoxy Church of ... ...al Orthodoxy Church of the East Eastern ... ...Orthodoxy Church of the East Eastern Cat... ...ns Christianization of Bulgaria Christia... ... Sign of the cross Divi... ... Contents 1 Organization and structure 2 Nestorianism ... ...ibliography Organization and structure The head of the church, the p...

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North American Lutheran Church

...c.org Lutherans of the United States ... ...rg Lutherans of the United States ... ... Heritage of the Synodical Conference of North America ... ... Heritage of the Synodical Conference of North America ... ...e Reformation Orthodox Lutheran Confessional Conference ... ...esolved to pursue the "reconfiguration of North American Lutheranism", the organization's leaders released a plan for organizing the North American Lu... ...th the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Church in North America and the Eastern Orthodox Churches. The NALC passed a request to the Anglican Church... ...oman Catholic Church, the Anglican Church in North America and the Eastern Orthodox Churches. The NALC passed a request to the Anglican Church in Nort... ... Organization ...

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Christianity in the 19th century

...ology History of theology Mi... ... Eastern ... ... Eastern Orthodox ... ... Oriental Orthodox ... ... Characteristic of Christianity in the 19th century were Evangelical revivals in some large... ... Characteristic of Christianity in the 19th century were Evangelical revivals in some largely Protestant count... ...y were Evangelical revivals in some largely Protestant countries and later the effects of modern scientific theories such as Darwinism on the churches... ... take charge of Catholic missionary activities through its Propaganda Fide organization.[28] During this period, the Church faced ... ...onary Baptist District Association is formed, one of at least six national organizations among African American Baptists whose sole objective was miss...

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History of the Jews in Omaha, Nebraska

... Racial tension Timeline of racial tension Civil rights m... ... The history of the Jews in Omaha, Nebraska, goes back to the mid-1850s. ... ... The history of the Jews in Omaha, Nebraska, goes back to the mid-1850s. ... ...e Jews in Omaha, Nebraska, goes back to the mid-1850s. The Jewish community in Omaha, Nebraska, has made significant cultural, eco... ...fter it was founded in 1856. The most numerous Jewish immigrants were from eastern Europe and the Russian Empire. They arrived in four waves of immigr... ... in the meatpacking plants and helped organize unions.[2] The Jewish youth organization Aleph Zadik Aleph was established by immigrants in Omaha.[3] ... ...erchants and businessmen, arrived in Omaha. From the beginning, leaders of Orthodox Judaism and Reform Judaism worked to create strong congregations.[... ...ved Temple Israel from 1892-1898. Arthur J. Lelyveld, leader of the Hillel organization and president of the Zionist Organization of America, was a ra... ... Beth Israel Synagogue Orthodox 12604 Pacific Street ...

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Fatsa

... Location of Fatsa Coordinates: ... ...gov.tr Fatsa is a town and a district of Ordu Province in the central Black Sea region of Turkey. ... ... Fatsa is a town and a district of Ordu Province in the central Black Sea region of Turkey. ... ...rnal links 10 Name The oldest recorded name of the town is Polemonion (Greek: Πολεμώνιον, Lati... ... During the Byzantine period, as early as the 9th century, an Orthodox diocese was located in Fatsa (Diocese of Polemonion).[9] Fatsa's C... ...).[12] In 1919, in Fatsa, there were 8 churches (Greek Orthodox, Greek Evangelical and Armenian Apostolic) served by 9 priests.[20... ... ^ a b DIMITRI KOROBEINIKOV (2003): Orthodox Communities in Eastern Anatolia in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries.1 Part 1: The T... ...981): Population statistics of the Ottoman empire in 1914 and 1919, Middle Eastern Studies, 17:1, 85-106 ^ Tableaux ind... ... THE RESISTANCE COMMITTEES: DEVRIMCI YOL AND THE QUESTION OF REVOLUTIONARY ORGANIZATION IN TURKEY IN THE LATE 1970s, MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY,...

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Lutheran Church in Malaysia

... Logo of the LCMS Clas... ... Logo of the LCMS Classif... ... http://www.lcms.org.my/ The Lutheran Church in Malaysia and Singapore or LCMS (Malay: Gereja Luther... ...ingapore or LCMS (Malay: Gereja Lutheran di Malaysia dan Singapura) is one of four Lutheran bodies in Malaysia. It currently has 52 congregations nati... ...n 3 Structure and organization 3.1 Overview ... ...on in mission, and Renewal of structure. Structure and organization Overview The highest dec... ... Oriental Orthodoxy ... ... Orthodox Syrian Church in Malaysia ... ... Central and Eastern Africa ...

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History of the Ukrainian minority in Poland

... The history of the Ukrainian minority in Poland dates back to the Late Middle Ages,[1] preceding the 14th century Galicia–V... ...ate Middle Ages,[1] preceding the 14th century Galicia–Volhynia Wars between Casimir III the Great of Poland, and Liubartas of Lithuania. Following th... ... Ages,[1] preceding the 14th century Galicia–Volhynia Wars between Casimir III the Great of Poland, and Liubartas of Lithuania. Following the extincti... ...d dynasty in 1323, the Polish Kingdom extended further east in 1340 to include the lands of Przemyśl and in 1366, Kamianets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec Podol... ...Hustyn Chronicle by Zakhariia Kopystensky (d.1627). The Polish King vowed to respect the Orthodox faith, but also, bestowed the Ruthenian gentry with ... ...stensky – the re-discoverer of the ancient Hypatian Codex of southern Rus – regarded the eastern Slavs as "one nation in the medieval sense of the ter... ...ligentsia.[15] As to religion, 60 percent were Uniate Catholics and 39 percent professed Orthodox faith.[16] While national consciousness among the Ga... ...arshal of the Polish Sejm.[24][25] On 12 July 1930, activists of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), together with U... ...ts of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), together with Ukrainian Military Organization, began the so-called sabotage action, during whi...

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Religion in Turkey

... Sabancı Merkez Camii, Adana, built in 1998, is the largest mosque in Turkey. Islam is... ...he largest mosque in Turkey. Islam is the largest religion of Turkey with 99.8% of the population being registere... ...Turkey. Islam is the largest religion of Turkey with 99.8% of the population being registered as Muslim,[1] while... ... registered as Muslim,[1] while other sources give a little lower estimate of 96.4%.[2][3] Most Muslims in Turkey are Hanafite Sunnis forming about 67... ...ity of Muslims with Sufi heritage and affiliation.[5] Christians (Oriental Orthodoxy, Greek Orthodox and Armenian Apostolic) and Jews (Sephardi), who ... ... 3 Secularism 4 Religious organization 5 Historical Christian sites ... ... arrived in the region that comprises present-day Turkey, particularly the eastern provinces of the country, as early as the 7th century. The mainstre... ...ation belongs to other faiths, particularly Christian denominations (Greek Orthodox, Armenian Apostolic, Syriac Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant), an... ...the budget of the National Police[48] Religious organization Sult...