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    Tension between the different Christian denominations was deeply present during the Protestant Reformation. The tension between different Christian denominations caused violence within city states. Anabaptists, a more radical Protestant religion, made both Catholics and Lutherans upset with the idea of adult baptism. Lutherans and Catholics both hunted the Anabaptist because of this. Adult baptism was made illegal and people were executed for committing adult baptism. The Anabaptists eventually took control of the city of Münster in Germany. In Münster the Anabaptists kicked out all the Catholics and were brutal to all those who didn't leave or convert. They converted Münster to an Old Testament theocracy which shocked and angered both the Lutherans and Catholics.…

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    INTRODUCTION The religion of Christianity has many sub groups within the religion. These are called denominations. Denominations in Christianity are a distinct religious group with similar traits. The religion of Christianity has many sub groups within the religion. These are called denominations. Distinctions between groups are determined by which doctrine they follow. From denominations there can be branches of Christianity which are groups of denominations that share similar beliefs and…

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    In Bonhoeffer's book Life Together, Bonhoeffer overviews the importance of community within the Christian faith. He does so not just based on his own personal preferences, but based on scripture and the convictions the Holy Spirit. Throughout the book, the author is trying to say what the meaning of Christian community is and why it is important for us as Christians to have it. Due to this emphasis, this book is not only a helpful resource for those involved in ministry, but those outside of…

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    They have established an abundance of churches around the globe and followers are devoted to spreading the word and faith in Jesus as the ticket to paradise with God. There are a few things that cannot go unrecognized about Christianity and its religion. For instance, how long it took to establish Christianity after Jesus death, the divide within the denominations and any other documented religions prior to the existence of Christianity. Even within Christianity, the divide leads to the judgment…

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    My Denomination is Christian reformed, were similar to many others but yet we differ in many ways as well.Our denomination formed on the basis that people wanted and realized they need a reform in the Church.(What is Reformed?) We were originally part of the Roman Catholic Church,what after the time of the great split,had an extremely corrupted clergy and weren 't quite focusing on Christ anymore. People spoke up against the Church, but the Church did not change its ways seeing as how most…

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    Christian doctrines are revealed in the Bible, and are fundamental for faith and belief. Some doctrines are considered essential for Christianity because they pertain directly to the character of God, the path to salvation, and the Trinity. These doctrines are agreed upon by all Christian denominations, and are used to determine whether or not a church is a cult. However, some doctrines are not crucial for salvation or for describing God. These doctrines create controversy within the community…

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    Introduction Self Care and affirmation is an area which is a large part of Gods plan for our lives it is not just spiritual but is a combination of both spiritual and physical disciplines such as reading the word, physical exercise and healthy eating just to name a few. Reading the Bible and other Christian literature helps Christians become their true selves through inner transformation (Shore 2013). A Christian without or devoid of the knowledge and understanding of just how God loves them is…

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    In fact, in the study Baptists are said to be the most obese out of every denomination. According to Ferraro, Baptists were the most obese denomination due to the “less healthy eating patterns in the South, home to many Baptists. In the study we controlled for residency and still Baptist women were more likely to be obese. This trend could be related to the strong emphasis for Baptists to avoid alcohol and tobacco, and, as a result, many of them indulge in overeating instead. More research is…

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    College never seemed like a possibility for me. However, God recently orchestrated events in my life that have sparked a desire for knowledge and academic accomplishment. I began working at Valley Christian Elementary School in the fall of 2014. To work in a Christian environment has been a blessing and a life changing experience. I work side by side with educated Christian men and women who work tirelessly and faithfully to support the mission “In everything God is preeminent”. This dedication…

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    I. SUMMARY Reading Selection 1: Diarmaid MacCulloch, Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, 1-12 According to MacCulloch, Christian history is a story which was told and believed by Jesus’ disciples. He calls Christianity a “personality cult” in which he describes Jesus as a historical figure who was admired and present as God by the early believers. The Christian story is long enough with two millennia for historians to study, yet is a short story as Christianity is young when compared…

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