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  • The Catholic Church

    the Vatican keep such a large population of the church together and so strong for over 2000 years? The Vatican and the church rely on four key factors to keep itself together; those factors are the strong words, One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic. By incorporating these four words the church is able to stay so magnificent and in unison with itself. Each of these words has a separate and well-built definition that helps the church stay as great as it is. As the result of one, holy, catholic, and apostolic, the church has been shaped the way that we know it today. The first element that structures the way we recognize the church, is the word “one”. The Catholic Church is engaged in working to unite all Christians to stand…

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  • The Roman Catholic Church And The Eastern Orthodox Church

    matters to those that did not follow Christ. There were several icons that were used everywhere throughout the world, but then a vital discrepancy appeared. There was a huge conflict between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. While both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church brought up valid points, the Eastern Orthodox Church had a stronger argument. Before looking at the dispute over icons, one must first…

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  • Interview Report On The Church Of The New Life Church

    Assessment Interview Report I decided to interview Pastor John, who is the senior pastor of the New Life church in Tooca, Georgia. I wanted to get a new perspective of curriculum in the way of making disciples. I knew that he was on the cutting edge of the missional community group movement in the church. I believe that I can use this information in my future ministry. I actually believe that the Church in the United States needs to have more fellowship, and I think that New Life, with Pastor…

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  • Tradition In The Catholic Church

    society has traditions that are passed down from generation to generation. Even within the church, there are traditions that have been passed down through the centuries. However, the big question becomes: What role does tradition play within theology? The Catholic Church has equated tradition’s authority with Scripture; and great thinkers like John Meyendorff and Don Thorsen affirm tradition, yet lessen its authority to fall under Scripture. Specifically, Meyendorff proposes a living tradition…

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  • Luther's Criticism Of Church

    Cesar Betancourt Church History II, Dr Stefano Question 1. as you read this text, identify 3-5 these that you think best capture Luther’s overall position and write a few sentences for each explaining why? Thesis number 81: Is related to the licence given by the Pope to preach the pardons. this thesis helps us to understand Luther’s criticism of Papal authority. For him this kind of preaching, that at that time was considered Magisterium of the Church, was totally absurd and therefore the…

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  • Essay On The Church And The Crown

    The church and the crown were the institutions that allowed the complete assimilation of the natives of Mexico. The crown allowed the Constiquadores to do the dirty work. After the crown sends it people to administrate it. Finally it sent the church to use its spiritual power to convinces the natives to assimilate. The church had two arms of the clergy. The regular clergy was the spiritual and missionary, advocated and defended the natives. The secular clergy was the material, organization, and…

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  • The Babylonian Captivity Of The Church

    I am sitting with Martin Luther outside of a tavern on a cool, autumn evening. We both are enjoying our drinks as we get to talking about various subjects. He is eager to answer my questions regarding To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation and The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, so we begin the interview. I plan to ask a few main questions and any follow up questions that arise as we go. Q: Immediately, you attack the general power structure of Christendom that exists between the…

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  • The Church In The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury tales clearly illustrates that the institutional church was still a very prominent and established symbol of importance in England around the 1400’s. However, a more prominent theme in the Canterbury Tales is that the Church was in a corrupt state. The Institutional church is well represented in the Canterbury tales. The book, in its entirety, is based around religion because the book is a tale of 29 pilgrims, and the stories they tell to entertain one another on their journey to…

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  • Church Of Satan And Separation Of Church And State

    Current Event: Church of Satan and separation of church and state: Alex Newkirk The First Amendment of the U.S. constitution prohibits making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, or the right of the people to peaceably assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. (U.S. Constitution) This means that our government guarantees United States…

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  • Essay On Racism In The Church

    Racism & The Church. Racism is defined as the belief that one racial group is more superior, or one particular race is inferior among others. Racism is very evident among society. We live and breathe in a society where racial tension will always exist towards certain types of society. Racism is directed towards races that are seen as inferior, and is normally retaliated by forms of protest, and violence. As of 2016, racial violence is at an all time high as the discussion of police brutality has…

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