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What are the different Christian denominations?

The larger Christian denominations are : (in order of numerical size): Catholic (both Roman and Eastern Rites), Eastern Orthodox (Russian, Greek, Romanian etc), Anglican/Episcopalian, Oriental Orthodoxy (Copts, Armenians, Syriacs, Eritreans), Uniting Church in Australia. There are various other gr (MORE)

What are the differences among the various denominations of the Christian church?

Denominational differences . This question is very general and is more easily answered on a pair-level comparison.. In summary, the various denominations fall under numerous categories two of which are widely known as apostate or heretical and many others vary in ideoloy and it is important to n (MORE)

How does the Christian denomination differ from the Baptist denomination?

Answer . Anyone who believes that Jesus Christ was the Son of God, believing that Christ was born of the Virgin Mary, was crucified and rose again on the third day, paying for our sins with HIS blood, accepts Him as Savior and FOLLOWS Him is a Christian. The Christian religion is further broken i (MORE)

Who or what are Fundamentalist Christians and how do they differ from other Christian denominations?

Answer "Fundamentalist" isn't really a separate denomination, although some denominations are often labeled "fundamentalist" due to their particular beliefs. The term "fundamentalist" comes from the term "fundamentalism," which in turn derives from "fundamental." Originally the term referred to (MORE)

What are the different types of Christian churches?

Largest denominations in the world Catholicism - 1.2 billion . Roman Catholic Church - 1,147 million [1] . Roman Catholic Church (Latin Rite) - 1,125.5 million . Eastern Catholic Churches (Eastern Rite) - 21.5 million . Alexandrian . Ethiopian Catholic Church - 0.21 million . Coptic Cat (MORE)

How is the Pentecostal denomination different from the Church of God?

Answer . The distinction is quite confusing, since there are numerous denominations with the term "Church of God" in them, and "Pentecostal" is more of a description of doctrine and statement of faith (although there are churches called "Pentecostal").\n. \nEssentially, aside from some historica (MORE)

How do the beliefs of different Christian denominations compare?

Answer \n. \n"Over 9,000 Christian denominations are represented in the World Christian Database...."\n. \nAnd more and more are being added each year. It will take us forever to answer your question.\n. \nSee the Web Link "World Christian Database" to the left for more information..

What is the difference between a non denominational church and a pentecostal church?

Pentacostals believe that the sign of salvation is speaking in tongues, whereas a non-denominational church has a lesser emphasis and considers it a spiritual gift, but not a requirement for salvation. Another observation regarding this is that many Pentacostal churches are comfortable with their co (MORE)

Who started the Christian church?

The Christian church simply means the followers of Jesus Christ.Therefore it was Jesus who started it. Supporting evidence isprovided in the Bible, which is the best-evidenced ancient documentin existence today (most others only have a few manuscripts atmost, while the Bible has literally hundreds). (MORE)

Why are there different churches for the religion of Christianity?

Why are there Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Jews? Why are there Shiite Muslims and Sunni Muslims? Why are there Vishnu worshipers and Shiva worshipers? Why is there Soto Zen and Rinzai Zen, and why Mahayana and Hinayana Buddhism? There are many differences in belief among Christians and many fo (MORE)

Different Christian denomination beliefs?

As of 2012, there are about 45,000 Christian denominations in theworld. That is a great deal too many to list, but for the sake ofthe question at hand, the attempt will be made to bring up one ofthe most common differences: Salvation. Oneness Pentecostalsgenerally believe that it is granted through (MORE)

What are the different Christian denominations in the Bahamas?

The religious denominations in the Bahamas include Anglican, Assembly of God, Ba'hai Faith, Baptist, Bretheren, Christian & Missionary Alliance, Christian Science, Church of God of Prophecy, Greek Orthodox, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jewish, Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Ro (MORE)

What is the difference between a denominational and nondenominational church?

The difference between them is a denominational church will have a set of beliefs (doctrine) that is recognised throughout the denomination, where as a non denominational church will not. That's not to say you have to belong to the Baptist, Nazarene, etc. But with the same teaching from church to Ch (MORE)

What is the difference between a Christian denomination and the Presbyterian denomination?

There is no difference. There are several smaller Presbyterian denominations; the major one is the Presbyterian Church USA. This is one of the major Protestant denominations in the United States, and descended from the Reformed tradition established by Jean Calvin (as opposed to the earlier "Evangel (MORE)

What are the different denominations in Christianity?

There are many Christian denominations. The main ones are: Roman Catholic Church of England Orthdox Others include: Methodist Quakers Evangelical Pentacostal There are absoluetly loads of them so if you want even more I'd suggest searching the Internet for more.

How to start a non denominational church?

Just have faith in a God and do it .He said upon this rock i will build my church ....choose the rock and have church Can you be recognized by the state as a minister, and able to perform weddings, etc. without being ordained by a denomination? How do you set up the finances? If you don't set up (MORE)

What are the similarities between the various denominations of the Christian church?

The similarities between the various denominations can be summarised in the Nicene Creed - a statement of belief agreed at the Council of Nicea in the 4th century, before denominations as such existed.. This statement was agreed to avoid heresies that werecontrary to the scriptures and also contrar (MORE)

If all Christians will unite under one church which denomination will it be?

It would be believing that god will save us and that all evil will be abolished. We will be all living in a peaceful world with out pain or death....... I highly doubt it will ever happen and in the end I don't think Jesus will judge us by our denomination. He knew and understood that as the discipl (MORE)

What are the different denominations of Christians?

1.Catholicism 2.Orthodoxy3.Protestantism(Lutherans,Baptist,Methodist,more)4.Nontrinitarian However, most do not consider those who are not believers in the Blessed Trinity (Unitarians, Jehovah Witnesses, Mormons, etc.) to be true Christians as they reject the Nicene and Apostles Creeds which are t (MORE)

What about Christians going to different church denomination every week?

you believe what you are told from the time you are born so if you are born in another part of the world you will believe what you are told is right and ofcourse everyone is right and everyone else is wrong.but some choose to use the brain they were born with when they get older and research for the (MORE)

How many different christian churches are there?

There can really only be ONE Christian religion. Anyone can call themselves 'Christian'; but that doesn't mean that they really are. Matthew 7:22, 23 shows that while they might call themselves Christian; Jesus says that he never knew them : (New Century Version) "Not all those who (MORE)

What makes the Anglican Church different from other Christian denominations?

They use The Book of Common Prayer in their services. It is formally the Established Church of England ie part of the State - a number of bishops sit in the "House of Lords". ------------------------------------------ Firstly, the Anglican Church is not simply the Established Church of Eng (MORE)

What is the difference between non denominational churches and a Catholic church?

There are many differences between the Catholic Church and nondenominational churches. Nondenominational churches (as their title suggests) are not affiliated with any particular denomination. This means that there is nothing distinctive about their theology or their governance that aligns them wit (MORE)

What are the differences between the Christian denominations?

The differences between Christian denominations are in the doctrines (interpretation of the Bible) of the denominations. The Bible is a compilation of sacred, inspired writings that tell of Jesus Christ. These writings (books) encompass thousands of years and were written by many authors over these (MORE)

Is The Roman Catholic Church a Christian Denomination?

Yes it is. A Christian is a follower of Christ. Actually, a Christian is NOT just a follower of Christ, a Christian is also someone who ACCEPTED Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, and has the Holy Spirit living within them as well as being Baptized. . Roman Catholic Answer No , the Catholi (MORE)

When do the different denominations of Christianity celebrate Christmas?

Those who follow the Gregorian calendar celebrate Christmas on 25 December: Catholics, Anglicans, Protestants, most Greek-speaking Orthodox Churches Those who follow the Julian calendar celebrate Christmas on 7 January: Orthodox Churches of Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Serbia, and Jerusalem T (MORE)

To which denomination of Christianity does the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem belong?

The church is controlled by different Christian denominations within the church, each having a part of it: Catholics, Armenian, Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic and Ethiopian. The Muslim families have the key to the main door since 1187, and used to sit in the entrance, manage the church, and (MORE)

What was the first Christian denomination apart from the Roman Catholic Church?

A: The Roman Catholic Church insists that it was the first Christian Church, but this is not entirely true. The evidence of Paul's epistles is that the Christian Church was already divided in the middle of the first century. There is no certainty that the early branch of Christianity that came (MORE)

Why there are more than 750 denominations in the Christian Church?

The Christian church has been around for about 1600 years and for most of that time it was in a position of power. And this meant that no one was permitted to oppose their interpretation of the bible Upon pain of death. As a mater of fact the only people that were permitted to read the bible were me (MORE)

What happened to start the Christian church?

The Great Commission Before Jesus Christ died on the cross he commanded all his followers to go into the world and share the Gospel(good news) that all are sinners but he gave his life to atone for these sins and we can live in paradise if we accept the gift. Just to be clear, "church" is where t (MORE)

Different types of Christian churches?

This is not actually a question. However there are so many that it is impossible to count. There are many groups of people who call themselves a church. A true church in the biblical sense is a group of people who have accepted Jesus as their Lord and meet together on a regular basis. Roman Catholi (MORE)

Do you have to be ordained to start a non-denominational church in Virginia?

God calls you to be ordained. If you wish the backing of a registered 'church', the Universal Life Church will legally ordain you just for asking. They can also supply a great deal of information on running your church according to law, including information on tax laws. There is a great deal of (MORE)

What are the differences between the various denominations of Christianity?

Christianity can be split into four main areas: Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant and Fringe groups. Most Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant groups believe the same core beliefs as laid down in the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds. However fringe groups like the Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormons h (MORE)

What are five common Christian beliefs regardless of church or denomination?

There are 5 essential doctrines of the Christian faith according to the Bible. This simply means that these are the beliefs that one must hold to be considered a Christian... 1. The Deity of Christ - Jesus was God in the flesh (John 1:1,14) 2. Salvation by Grace - A person is saved by belief in C (MORE)

How are the Lutheran's different from other Christian denominations?

John Luther was the first to say it is by faith alone that we are saved. In other words, Lutherans believe that it is by your belief in Jesus Christ being the son of God, and his death on the cross, and his resurrection, that we are saved. His death and your belief allows God to forgive you your sin (MORE)

What makes each denomination of christian churches different?

There are several reasons why there are so many different church denominations, these are practices, style of worship, style of service, locality, language, but the major thing that separates, especially the smaller denominations, is theology and teaching. Religion is man made; men have turned a r (MORE)

How does the Pentecostal denomination differ from the Catholic Church?

because, the Pentecostal believe the apostolic way. Jesus' way on the day of Pentecost. in the upperroom God send his Holy Spirit to mankind to speak in another language. The Pentecostals serves Jesus whereas the Catholics serve Mary his mother. God saves his people from their sins, not his mother. (MORE)

Why does the Christian church have so many different denominations?

Christianity really isn't a church or a religion although there arenow churches that identify themselves as "The Christian Church"etc... These church's are more purists when it comes to theirbelief systems. For example, the Catholic Church has confession,the rosary as well as a number of other uniqu (MORE)

What are different denominations with Christianity?

A recent survey found there were over 30,000 churches/organizationscalling themselves Christian worldwide. This being the case then,the predominant 'denominations' are: Catholic, Protestant,Orthodox, Evangelical.

What is the difference in the holy communion in the Catholic Church and other Christian denominations?

A: The Catholic Church teaches that the bread and wine are literallyturned into the body and blood of Jesus, although they retain allthe physical and chemical properties of the original bread andwine. Protestant Churches teach that the bread and wine are onlysymbolically turned into the body and bl (MORE)