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  • 1 Christian religion — noun a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior • Syn: ↑Christianity • Derivationally related forms: ↑christian …

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  • 2 Institutes of the Christian Religion — The title page from the 1559 edition of John Calvin s Institutio Christianae Religionis The Institutes of the Christian Religion (Institutio Christianae religionis) is John Calvin s seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly… …

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  • 3 Institutes of the Christian Religion — ▪ work by Calvin Latin  Christianae Religionis Institutio,  French  Institution De La Religion Chrétienne,         John Calvin s (Calvin, John) masterpiece, a summary of biblical theology that became the normative statement of the Reformed faith …

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  • 4 INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION —    a celebrated work of Calvin s, in exposition of the doctrines of the French Protestants, hence called Calvinists in France.    See CALVIN, JOHN …

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  • 5 Religion and mythology — differ, but have overlapping aspects. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community, making statements concerning the supernatural or sacred. Generally, mythology is considered one component or aspect… …

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  • 6 Religion — • The voluntary subjection of oneself to God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religion     Religion     † …

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  • 7 Christian Doctrine —     Christian Doctrine     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Doctrine     Taken in the sense of the act of teaching and the knowledge imparted by teaching , this term is synonymous with CATECHESIS and CATECHISM. Didaskalia, didache, in the… …

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  • 8 Christian Worship —     Christian Worship     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Worship     NOTION AND CHARACTERISTICS     The word worship (Saxon weorthscipe, honour ; from worth, meaning value , dignity , price , and the termination, ship; Lat. cultus) in its… …

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  • 9 Christian privilege — is the overarching system of advantages bestowed on Christians. It is the institutionalization of a Christian norm or standard that establishes and perpetuates the notion that all people are or should be Christian. The privileging of Christians… …

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  • 10 Christian library — Christian Theological libraries have their origins in the Jewish religion whose practice and transmission depended on the keeping and duplication of sacred texts. Like Judaism, Christianity depends fundamentally on the preservation and study of a …

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  • 11 Religion in The Simpsons — Religion is one of the major themes on the American animated television series The Simpsons.[1] Much of the series religious humor satirizes aspects of Christianity. However, the series is not necessarily anti religious, as the Simpsons… …

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  • 12 religion — religion, denomination, sect, cult, communion, faith, creed, persuasion, church can all denote a system of religious belief and worship or the body of persons who accept such a system. Religion, the usual uncolored term, may apply to a system (as …

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  • 13 Religion — Re*li gion (r[ e]*l[i^]j [u^]n), n. [F., from L. religio; cf. religens pious, revering the gods, Gr. ale gein to heed, have a care. Cf. {Neglect}.] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of …

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  • 14 Religion of humanity — Religion Re*li gion (r[ e]*l[i^]j [u^]n), n. [F., from L. religio; cf. religens pious, revering the gods, Gr. ale gein to heed, have a care. Cf. {Neglect}.] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a… …

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  • 15 Christian movements — are theological, political, or philosophical interpretations of Christianity that are not generally represented by a specific church, sect, or denomination. Religious * The House Church or Simple Church movement is a worldwide shift of Christian… …

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  • 16 Christian literature — is writing that deals with Christian themes and incorporates the Christian world view. This constitutes a huge body of extremely varied writing. Contents 1 Scripture 2 Christian non fiction 3 Christian allegory …

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  • 17 Christian Reformed Churches of Australia — Logo Geographical areas Australia Origin 1951 Sydney NSW Congregations 53 Official website …

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  • 18 Christian hardcore — Stylistic origins Hardcore punk Post punk Alternative rock Noise rock Experimental rock Christian rock Christian punk Cultural origins unknown Typical instruments …

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  • 19 religion — [ri lij′ən] n. [ME religioun < OFr or L: OFr religion < L religio, reverence for the gods, holiness, in LL(Ec), a system of religious belief < ? religare, to bind back < re , back + ligare, to bind, bind together; or < ? re + IE… …

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  • 20 Christian Egypt — may refer to: Christianity in Egypt, an overview of the Christian religion in contemporary Egypt Christian majority Egypt from the 3rd to 6th centuries (see Egypt (Roman province)#Christian Egypt) See also Coptic history Diocese of Egypt (Late… …

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