A-Z: General definitions
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- a Calvary
- Aaron's Rod
- Abomination of desolation
- Abraham Lincoln
- Act of Union
- Active Life
- Active verb
- Active Voice
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- Adolf Hitler
- Adverbs - temporal adverbs
A-Z: General definitions: Latin
DefinitionThe language of the ancient Romans which gradually became the language of the part of the Christian Church which owed allegiance to Rome. As it was used throughout the Christian world for services and as the Bible was published in Latin for centuries, it became a language commonly used for all western scholarship until the 17th century. The publication of the Bible and Prayer Book in English and in other European languages was one of the key goals of Protestants.
Name originally given to disciples of Jesus by outsiders and gradually adopted by the Early Church.
1. Term for a worshipping community of Christians. 2. The building in which Christians traditionally meet for worship. 3. The worldwide community of Christian believers.
Religious ceremonies offering obedience and worship to God.
The Christian Bible consists of the Old Testament scriptures inherited from Judaism, together with the New Testament, drawn from writings produced from c.40-125CE, which describe the life of Jesus and the establishment of the Christian church.
Christians whose faith and practice stems from the Reformation movement in the sixteenth century which resulted in new churches being created as an alternative to the Roman Catholic Church.
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