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Refers to any set of beliefs of any community or nation, concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of life and the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural or divine agency.

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Westminster Abbey

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Important Gothic building and place of worship, Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066, and is also the final resting place of many of the most significant ...


Religion; Christianity

(Latin apologia, "defense"). Branch of Christian scholarship focused on defending the faith against its critics and demonstrating its reasonableness. Examples of apologetic works ...


Religion; Christianity

(Greek kuriakon, "belonging to the Lord"). The worldwide body of Christian believers, a particular denomination or congregation, or the building in which they meet. The study of ...


Religion; Christianity

Heretical belief system in which God consists of a single person who reveals himself in different modes. Thus the Son is divine, but the same person the Father. Closely related to ...


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(Greek, "wonder-working"). Title given to saints who have worked many miracles.


Religion; Christianity

In the early church, a recently baptized Christian.

class meeting

Religion; Christianity

A meeting of a small part of a Methodist congregation, usually held weekly, in which collections are taken and inquiries are made into the conduct and spiritual progress of the ...