Results for: Sect

In Judaism

What are the Jewish sects?

Answer 1 Sect is a pretty strong word. Jews prefer the term "affiliation"because every affiliation of Judaism is interconnected to everyother affiliation; and there is some o (MORE)
In Definitions

What is a sect?

sects are religious or political groups. Alida is a central figure in the "Pure Land" sects of Buddhism.
In Christianity

What are sects of religions?

A 'sect' is a subset, segment, or smaller group within a largerone. So, for example, the Baptists, Lutherans, Methodists,Presbyterians, and Catholics are all Christian sects.
In Islam

What sect is the best?

Shia Muslims are the best. Answer you yourself should think and decide based on investigation and knowledge, not what others say. Shia and Sunni have mostly same belie (MORE)
In Religion & Spirituality

What are sects and cults?

The word 'sect' first appears in the works of the Jewish historian Josephus to describe a 'school' of Judaism. It was subsequently used in Acts of the Apostles, once again wit (MORE)
In Judaism

What was the Nazarene Sect?

In the few years after Jesus' death, all of the followers of Jesus consisted of his disciples and other Jewish converts (from mainstream Judaism). Not until Paul arrived on th (MORE)
In Religion & Spirituality

What is a sect or cult?

Sect is a break away as subset of a community with its own distinct custom,religion worship ,rituals. It has social sanction. Cult on the other hand is the practice of a ritu (MORE)
In Religion & Spirituality

What is a denomination or sect?

Denominations are branches of a certain religion. An example would be Catholicism being a denomination of christianity, or pentecostal, baptist, or evangelical. It's like a mo (MORE)
In Mormonism

Are the Mormons a sect?

No, not technically. A sect is a group which has broken away from another group. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) did no (MORE)
In Baha'i Faith

What are Baha'i sects?

There are Orthodox Baha'is. There are also some other Baha'i sects.The main one follows the Universal House of Justice in HaifaIsrael.