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    Do you know what KJV stands for? It stands for King James Version. The King James Version is a latin translation, of the authorized version of the bible. This book is actually the first major dictionary for many people. And also, in the year of 1611, King James wanted a bible that others could read and repeat. During this time you actually had to hand write every single copy that you wanted. Since King James wanted this repetition done so it would be shared and learned by many. Out of all the stories that he had copied my favorite would have to be, The Parable of the Prodigal Son, I like this one because it displays love, jealousy, and disrespect, all the things that we have in common today. The first reason why I like this story is because it displays disrespect. It displays disrespect because when the young boy comes to his father and demands that he gives him this enormous amount of money the kid(referencing to today) goes to Vegas and blows it all on women and gambling. From the story, The PArable of the Prodigal’s Son, line twelve, “And the younger of hte said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to…

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    This statement showed that he believed that salvation could not be bought but received through faith alone. In 1520 he issues an Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation to gain the support of German nobles who he knew were power hungry. Martin Luther informed them that the Catholic Church was abusing its power and deceiving Christians. He states “It has been devised that the Pope, bishops, priests, and monks are called the spiritual estate; princes, lords, artificers, and…

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    Church Observation

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    in church will get together one other day of the week to study the Bible. Each service usually lasted like an hour to an hour and a half. Everyone that comes in seats themselves wherever they would like, whether it be with…

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    The Papacy In Rome

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    The papacy is the office held by the pope as the leader of the Roman Catholic Church. This office spans since the time of Peter to the present modern world. In the days of the early church, bishops in Rome did not enjoy any temporal power. This was the case till the time of Constantine. Following the fall of Rome, the papacy was shaped by temporal leaders that ruled the neighboring Italian Peninsula. With time, the papacy solidified its territorial areas to a part of Peninsula. The bishop of…

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    Council At Nicaea Essay

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    By late 324, the churches of the East were sharply divided between Arius and Alexander. Presbyter Arius came into a direct disagreement with Bishop Alexander. It appears that Arius reproached Alexander for what he felt were misguided or heretical teachings being taught by the bishop. The disputes over Arianism were enormously significant both for the churches and for the Roman Empire itself. Emperor Constantine wanted to unite the church for the purpose of the Empire, according to several…

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    are comprised of their beliefs, services, government, literature, icons, and clergy. As religion is at the center of every community, the Catholic and Orthodox churches held fast to their beliefs. Roman Catholics and Orthodox Christians ultimately believe in a monotheistic life and life after death. They also used religion to unite the empire. Similarly, Roman and Orthodox Christians understand that Jesus was born from a virgin, murdered, and resurrected. As well, holding the Bible and ten…

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    take guidance from the Bible and place one’s faith only in God and his grace. He did not think that “good works” had any place in the church. He refuted sectioning religion into the following of various Saints and rejected the concept that people could eat and drink and do what they liked, with the confidence that repentance who absolve them. Luther felt the Roman Catholic Church, under the authority of the pope, was not adhering to the Bible as it was intended to be read and interpreted. By…

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    The Eastern church was founded by when the great schism happened. They had many beliefs. Before they split, the people had an argument whether Jesus was fully human, or fully divine. A group of bishops made the Nicene Creed to state that Jesus was both fully human and divine. The Eastern Orthodox didn’t believe in icons. They thought it was against the bible, and do not support it. The emperor is the head of the church, while the patriarchs handled day to day affairs. The emperor had the power…

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    King Henry VIII

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    to re marry and not because he did not believe in the practices nor did he disagree with the beliefs, which is what makes Henry VIII to be a reluctant reformer evident. As England was removed from Rome, King Henry VIII became the founder of Anglicanism. Anglicanism is not much different from Roman Catholicism. Both are of Christian churches. They are from the same ancient source as the Eastern Orthodox churches. Anglicans and Roman Catholics both read the Bible both Testaments, the…

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    Christianity In The 1600s

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    famous Edict of Milan, which made it official that the Romans would tolerate Christianity. By the beginning of fourth century it had become the state religion. Under the ruler Theodosius Christianity was made officially the religion of Rome. The fourth century was when Christianity really began to affect politics. This was when the church actually developed a system of government because of the spread of Christianity. After Christianity began to spread is also when different interpretations of…

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