How many different types of churches in Christianity are there?

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How many different types of Christianity are there?

According to the World Christian Encyclopedia (year 2000 version), global Christianity had 33,820 denominations with 3,445,000 congregations/churches composed of 1,888 million affiliated Christians. . Here are only a few offshoots of Christianity: . Catholic 1,050,000,000 . Orthodox/Eastern Chr (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 many Christian Churches are there in China?

Answer . There are an estimated 70 million Christians in China. The majority of them attend what are known as house churches; churches that are not recognized by the Chinese government, and that meet in houses. So it is very hard to say how many churches there are in China, since we would have to (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)

What are the differences between the Catholic Church and the Christian Reformed Church?

I am no expert, but Christian Reformed appears to be an off-shoot of the Calvanist teachings. Some of the differences, based on the Christian Reformed Church's own website, include: CRC=Christian Reformed Church RC=Roman Catholic -Salvation is by grace alone through faith (CRC), and not by ou (MORE)

What is the difference between Christian churches and Methodist churches?

In a sense there is no real difference. Methodists are christians by definition, they stick to the trinitarian point of view of christianity (there is one God in three parts, father son and holy ghost).. There are many different denominations or types of christianity. They are all very similar with (MORE)

How is the Anglican church different from other Christian churches?

It -- like the Orthodox Church -- considers itself, along with the Catholic Church as one of the 3 direct shoots from the early Church. The great expositor of this view and opposer of it later, was John Henry Newman. Do read him. I just saw yesterday that he is to be beatified. And I think (along wi (MORE)

How many Christian churches are in the world?

There are about 7 Billion Christian Churches Around the World . This answer does not compute. According to the Pew Forum onReligion and Public Life, A comprehensive demographic study of more than 200 countriesfinds that there are 2.18 billion Christians of all ages around theworld, representing (MORE)

Why are there so many different churches within the Christian religion?

There are only few issues that define Christian religion. Many other questions, like the form of worship, does not make or break a Christian, many questions are matters of opinion, preference and interpretation. This allows Christianity to take different shapes and forms in worship. Some prefer to s (MORE)

What is the different between Eastern Orthodox Church and Christian Church?

The Eastern Orthodox Church is a Christian church. All Christian churches share the belief that Jesus Christ is God, born on Earth as a man, and that salvation, or freedom from sin, is to be attained by following Christ as one's personal Lord and Saviour. Just as doctrine varies among other Chris (MORE)

What is the difference between an Episcopal church and a Christian church?

In the Episcopal Church women can be priests, deaconesses, and do any sort of job a man can in the Catholic church. . Catholic Answer The primary difference between an Episcopal Church and a Christian Church is that Episcopals "churches" are protestant. Of course, using the term "Christian (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 is the difference between Christian church and Catholic Church?

Roman Catholic Answer The Catholic faith emanated from God from the beginning of time, and was established on earth definitively from the side of Christ on the cross outside in Jerusalem when He side was pierced by a spear, around 33 A.D.. Then it was shown to the world at Pentecost with the coming (MORE)

What is the difference between a catholic church and a christian church?

There is no difference. The christian faith is made up of Catholics, Presbyterians Methodists, Baptists, etc. Non Catholics in the Christian faith are call Protestants. The Christian faith is a faith in Jesus Christ and His life, death and resurrection. Faith in Christ righteousness instead of our (MORE)

What type of church should every Christian church be?

Rv:12:17: And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of GOD , and have the testimony of Jesus Christ . Lk:4:18: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath s (MORE)

How many churches of Christianity are there?

There are far too many to count but an 'overall' survey found over 30,000 organizations/buildings worldwide calling themselves Christian with each having degrees of differences between them.

What is the difference between church of England and Christian?

In a nutshell: there are lots of different Christian denominations, and the Church of England is one of these.. A bit more detail: a Christian is anyone who confesses faith in the Trinitarian God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and who acknowledges Jesus as divine and the Son of God.. There are man (MORE)

What is the differences between the Nazarene church and the Christian Reformed Church?

What is the differences between the Nazarene church and the Christian Reformed Church? The main theological differences have to do with the question of Free Will versus Pre desitination. The Nazarene Church comes from The Armanian tradition which believes that humanity has the choice to accept or (MORE)

How many different types of churches are there?

Technically... too many to count. A "church" is an "assembly" of people; a "community"... a "cadre" for whatever reason or purpose -- whether "religious" or "secular." Biblically... God's " church " is His " ekklesia " [called-out-ones]... people [saints]throughout the generations of man to whom (MORE)

How many different types of Christianity in India?

roman catholics are from goa they consider themselfes of higher standarda. on the other hand there are convertade christian which is known as east Indians basicilly Hindu people who have been converted into christion. not as authentic as goan catholics

What is difference true Christianity and the Church Religion?

Some People believe that if you go to church you are a christian but it is much more than that to be a christian. There is a difference from saying you are a christian and being one. You have to put your whole life into being one, and following Gods ways. If some one was to come up to you and say " (MORE)

Why are there many christian churches in the world?

The bible said in the end many shall rise in my name, and some may even claim to be me, don't follow them they are here to deceive so many people. Am not saying these churches have false pastors in them no don't get me wrong, the number of churches are increasing but the number of churches that are (MORE)

What the difference between a christian church and Catholic church?

Before Martin Luther, all Christians were Catholic. There was no distinction between the two - they both meant the same thing. Then on October 31, 1517, Martin Luther hung up his infamous 95 Theses on a church door describing all of the things that he thought were wrong with the Catholic Church. Lut (MORE)

What is the difference between a baptist church and a christian church?

They are the same church, of course; they are all branches of one Church of Jesus Christ. The difference between the Baptist church (branch) and the majority of others is that the Baptist church believes that a person should only be baptised if they believe, not in the assumption that they will gr (MORE)

How is a Christian Church different from Jehovah's Witnesss?

Jehovah's Witnesses claim to be Christians and that their church is a Christian Church. Their beliefs and practices do differ from other Christian churches, in some cases strongly. Another perspective: Like many other Christian groups, Jehovah's Witnesses believe that they alone will be saved b (MORE)

What are the differences between Christian Churches and Catholic Churches?

Roman Catholic answer There is no difference, they are the same thing: Christian . A name first given to the followers of our Lord at Antioch (Acts xi, 26). since the rise of Protestantism the name has been used in so many different senses as to have become almost meaningless: it may indicate a (MORE)

What is the difference between The Roman Catholic Church and the Christian Church?

There is no doubt that the Roman Catholic Church is a Christian Church. It is in the mainstream of Christianity. Many Catholics would say that the Roman Catholic Church is the only true Christian Church. They claim that the Catholic Church was founded by the earliest apostles, although the Orthod (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)

What are the differences between Christianity and Church of Christ?

Christianity is the religion to which the Church of Christ belongs. The Church of Christ can and does refer to any number of different things including: Christians as a group (but not the religion Christianity just the people who practice the religion), a body of Christians who believe themselves to (MORE)

How is heaven's gate different to a christian church?

Heaven's Gate is different to a Christian church in so much that Christianity very much so goes against their own Bible and quotes Paul more than Jesus. Jesus never meant for his message to be bastardized and exemplified into a billion dollar money making franchise. Many if not all Christian sects g (MORE)

Why is church important to many christians?

Church is important because its like sinners anonymous. Just like alcoholics got to meetings to learn to quit drinking, Christians go to church to learn to quit sinning. We learn what God's plan for us is and to take comfort in the fact that we are not alone in trying to better ourselves spiritually (MORE)

How many churches in Christianity?

When it was founded in 31 AD, there was just one called the Church of God. As it began to spread out, Agnostic and other pagan philosophical ideas began to permeate the Church Jesus established. A recent survey reports over 30,000 organizations/buildings calling themselves Christian - which was co (MORE)

What is the difference between Christian and a Catholic Christian Church?

Catholic Answer Nothing. There is no difference, the Catholic Church IS the Christian Church, and has been since Jesus Christ established it and send the Holy Spirit to guide It always. Some protestants use the word "Christian" to mean "not Catholic". This is an error that has been propagated rece (MORE)

What is the difference between orthodox church and the Christian church?

The main difference between Orthodox chruch and Christian church is that the orthodox chruch believe they would go to heaven if they do the ten commandments but that was in Old Testament. Jesus Christ came, died for our sins, and changed that. In the New Testament, it is written that we shall get in (MORE)

How many different types of christian are there?

There are many different religions who believe that they are "Christian." For example, I met a Catholic who said that she was a "Christian." In some ways, they are right. If you follow Christ, then you are, in essence, a "Christian." There are many denominations. Some have a pastor, some do not.

What is the difference between Anglican church and Christian church?

The Anglican church is one group of denominations within the larger Christian church -- unless you mean the groups that grew out of the Restoration movement and Campbell in the 1800's. These groups have a congregational governance, rather than the episcopal governance of the Anglicans. They emphasiz (MORE)

How many countries have christian churches?

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How many Christian churches are there in Utah?

Speaking in terms of general denominations, most Christiandenominations in America are represented to some degree in thestate of Utah. The exception is with Amish and Mennonites, of whichthere are none. But there are Adventist (18), Anglican (1),Apostolic (8), Assemblies of God (22), Baptist (136), (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)