Separation of church and state is the idea that government should remain neutral toward all religions and not officially recognize or favor any one religion. … It also…

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Islam: The world’s fastest growing religion. Which religion is the fastest growing religion in the world today? Studies in the 21st century suggest that, in terms of percentage…

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It’s definitely worth reading the Bible from front to back. When you read through the Old Testament you can see it pointing to Jesus in many of the…

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Pope Paul I (Latin: Paulus I; 700 – 28 June 767) was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the emerging Papal States from 29 May 757 to…

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The earliest archeologically identified Christian church is a house church (domus ecclesiae), the Dura-Europos church, founded between 233 and 256. In the second half of the 3rd century…

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Priests. Within the Catholic Church, there are two types of priests: religious order priests and diocesan priests. A diocese is a group of parishes, or communities, overseen by…

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According to the King James Version dictionary, a veil refers to a curtain or cover that intercepts the view of an object. … There was a veil separating…

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Are bishops ordained or installed? A bishop is an ordained or appointed member in a religious institution, who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight….

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It represented life and hope (cf. II. 2), stimulated radical and absolute choices, new conglomerations, new social relationships, new conflicts; it generated new forms of imagery, new philosophical…

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It assumes that fertility is determined entirely by culture, whereas subjective predisposition towards religion is influenced by genetic endowment. People who carry a certain ‘religiosity’ gene are more…

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