The word denomination is used for a large group of Christian people right across the world who use the same name, the same sort of organisation and have…

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Brimstone, an archaic term synonymous with sulfur, evokes the acrid odor of sulfur dioxide given off by lightning strikes. Lightning was understood as divine punishment by many ancient…

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In Christian theology and ecclesiology, apostles, particularly the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Twelve Disciples or simply the Twelve), were the primary disciples of Jesus according to…

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Fifty years ago this July, Pope Paul VI promulgated his encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” which reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s traditional prohibition of artificial birth control and set off one…

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I like the word “suddenly.” God is the God of “suddenly.” In fact, “suddenly” appears in the Bible 87 times. … The Bible says that Jesus will “suddenly”…

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The phrase “ashes to ashes” is part of ‘ashes to ashes, dust to dust’. It means everything that has life will one day come to an end. ……

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There have been numerous claims of miracles by people of most Christian denominations, including but not limited to faith healings and casting out demons. Miracle reports are especially…

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The Rise of Christianity (subtitled either A Sociologist Reconsiders History or How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a…

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Major religious developments of this period are the inclusion of new deities in Hinduism, emergence of bhakti and the introduction of Islam. What were some of the major…

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Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am…

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