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    A Comparison of Two Christian Denominations The two churches that I am going compare and contrast are the Anglican Church and the Orthodox Church. These two churches have many different symbolisms and traditions, but nevertheless have the same basic belief in that Jesus Christ is the centre of their faith and worship. The Orthodox Church is renowned for its colorful outside, exotic features and images along with elaborate rituals. An Orthodox Church cannot be confused with any other as

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    there are over 635 Christian denominations in the United States alone (Wilson, p.145). Why is there such a diverse number of denominations all coming from the same foundation, from one religion? How and why did the Christian Church split into denominations in the first place? Duke University assistant professor of church history, Ted A. Campbell, explains denominations this way: “...those who ended up starting new denominations did not set out to do so...Instead, denominations are, by and large,

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    Varying Practices of Christian Denominations For the first part of this coursework assignment I am going to write about two different Christian denominations and show differences in the two buildings were all worship is carried out, and the different ways some objects are used differently in either type of worship. The two denominations that I am going to write about are the Baptist church (found in maghull) and St George’s church (also found in maghull). Maghull Baptist Church Maghull

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    Marriage Within Christian Denominations Marriage, within any chrisitian denominations consists of these three main purposes: · Lifelong companionship · Ability to have sex · Children Within the denominations of the Anglican and Orthodox Church, traditions vary between the wedding services, but the principles remain the same for both of them. In the Orthodox marriage service, it is split into two parts; the Betrothal and the actual wedding ceremony. The Betrothal Service

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    commitment and faith that is made witness by the Church, family and friends. It is an intrinsic element to human life and provides benefits both the community and individual to the living a prosperous Christian life. A marriage usually takes place inside a Church and is an obligation for the Catholic denomination to remind the congregation of the blessed sacrament God created. The marriage ceremony is constructed on the premise that when a man and a women come together in matrimony they form a common agreement

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    Depth and meaning is a fundamental aspect that drives Christian faith and aids adherents to develop a personal fulfilment to lead a ‘satisfying life’. Characteristics of Christianity provide this knowledge for both the individual and the Christian community by providing guidance regarding ethical issues, through the scared texts and writings, the devotion and celebration of principal beliefs and the practises of ritual and ceremony. Significant people exemplify and live out the core ethical teachings

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    subtly alienate the Christian. Although America is still a land where individuals are free to practice their faith freely, it is becoming harder to display... ... middle of paper ... ...opinions. Without respect, intolerance will continue to exist. If we do not respect each other, we cannot hope to work together to build a pluralistic society. Continued intolerance will only result in people changing their beliefs and values in order to be accepted, much like how Christians have begun to change

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    Why Pilgrim’s Progress Was So Widely Read and How it Influenced Early Conversion Narratives Pilgrim’s Progress, written by John Bunyan in 1678, portrays a long, metaphor filled, and fictional journey traveled by a man named Christian, the name being symbolic on its own. There are a few key reasons why I believe Pilgrim’s Progress was so widely read and translated into more than 200 languages. The reason why it was read by so many is because it tells a lot more than just a conversion experience

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    of any modern theological debate is choosing the authority. With the variety of Christian denominations, individual thinkers, and outside influences, and it is often difficult to reach a general agreement. In her essay, “Homosexuality: A Case Study in Moral Argument,” Catholic theologian Lisa Cahill examines four major authorities and different ways to determine how they work together to produce a cohesive Christian ethic. Though she fails to give a definitive, quantifiable method of describing

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    various religious methods. A highly prominent religion and lifestyle is that of the Christian faith. Living a Christian life is a highly rewarding process due to the meaning and understanding it provides. It is a life that requires dedication and devotion to theology, and subsequently, is not easy to live. Over time, many highly important rites and rituals have emerged, serving great meaning in the lives of Christian adherents. It is quite often that these rituals serve a deep symbolic purpose to guide

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