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Christian sects of the Near East

Christian sects of the Near East

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Published by Near East Society in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sects -- Middle East

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    SeriesHRAF -- 33.
    ContributionsNear East Society (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination12 leaves
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17107374M
    OCLC/WorldCa36527100

    Catholic Near East Welfare Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September Retrieved 9 June ↑ "Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) Criticizes Pope Francis". The Huffington Post. 18 April Archived from the original on 26 October Retrieved 26 October ↑ Christian. "For those interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the Scriptures, The World around the Old Testament is an eminently useful and accessible resource. The volume features detailed, well-written, and informative articles on various peoples and places mentioned in the Bible, written by leading authorities in the field.

    Chavalas, who is on the board of trustees of the American Schools of Oriental Research, has gathered together an impressive group of scholars to provide introductions, comments, and translations of a judicious sampling of texts from the ancient worldSumerian, Babylonian, Hittite, Assyrian, and others. pages, softcover. Blackwell. The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation. This book provides a fresh assessment of the patristic sources and the scholarly theories on the number and contents of Jewish-Christian gospels. A new approach, the study of indicators of Jewish-Christian profiles, shows the artificial nature of the church fathers’ heretical discourse, bringing forth previously neglected connections between.

      Jules Leroy, the French art expert, spent several months touring the Near East in search of Early Christian remains. During this time he visited most of the monasteries in Egypt, Syria, the Lebanon, Palestine, and Iraq, some of them in ruins, some of them still s: 1. A Christian denomination is a generic term for a distinct religious body identified by traits such as a common name, structure, leadership and doctrine. Individual bodies, however, may use alternative terms to describe themselves, such as church or fellowship. Divisions between one group and another are defined by doctrine and church authority; issues such as the nature of Jesus, the authority.


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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Near East Society (New York, N.Y.). Christian sects of the Near East. New York: American Near East Society, Additional Physical Format: Print version: Near East Society (New York, N.Y.). Christian sects of the Near East book of the Near East neither Christian nor Muslim.

New York: American Near East Society, Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, is a significant minority religion within the region.

Christianity in the Middle East is characterized by the diversity of its beliefs and traditions, compared to Christianity in other parts of the Old ians now make up approximately 5% of the total Middle Eastern population, down from 20% in the early 20th Iraq:(,[a]).

Some Christian bodies are large (e.g. Catholics, Orthodox, Lutherans, Anglicans or Baptists), while others are just a few small churches, and in most cases the relative size is not evident in this list except for the denominational group or movement as a whole (e.g.

Church of the East, Oriental Orthodox Churches, or Lutheranism).The largest denomination is the Roman Catholic Church with. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Eastern Christianity comprises Christian traditions and church families that originally developed during classical and late antiquity in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia Minor, the Malabar coast of southern India, and parts of the Far East.

The term does not describe a single communion or religious Eastern Christian bodies include the Eastern Orthodox Church. Protestantism is the second largest major group of Christians by number of followers.

Estimates vary from million to a billion, or nearly 40% of all Christians. The main reason for this wide range is the lack of a common agreement among scholars as to which denominations constitute Protestantism. Acknowledgement by sects that the Bible is the inspired word of God.

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I have included a count of the sects, which Wikipedia does not. I was motivated to create this page, when I read on the Internet that there were "o Christian sects".

I did not believe this, so I created this page. The number is much closer to 1, Christian sects. - top of page. The religions of the ancient Near East were mostly polytheistic, with some examples of monolatry (for example, Yahwism and Atenism).Some scholars believe that the similarities between these religions indicate that the religions are related, a belief known as patternism.

Many religions of the ancient near East and their offshoots can be traced to Proto-Semitic religion. The existence of Christian sects shows the diversity and range (and sometimes the fractiousness) of followers of Christ. As long as a splinter group is not slipping into heresy, and as long as there is no animosity or spiritual pride involved in the separation, the formation of a Christian sect is not necessarily a bad thing.

This book is a history of religious life in the Ancient Near East from the beginnings of agriculture to Alexander the Great's invasion in the s BCE. Daniel C. Snell traces key developments in the history, daily life, and religious beliefs of the people of Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel, and Iran.

Index of Cults and Religions. By the Staff of Watchman Fellowship, Inc. Introduction. This Index contains brief definitions, descriptions or cross references on over 1, religious organizations and beliefs, as well as world religions (including Christianity) and related doctrines.

4 Adoptionism. Though brief traces of it can be found as early as the second century A.D., adoptionism didn’t really rise to prominence until six centuries later, when a Spanish bishop named Elipandus began strongly promoting it as an alternative to conventional Christianity.

Adoptionists believed that Jesus was born without divinity, which is one of the reasons it is sometimes called. Brief in presentation yet broad in scope, Ancient Near East will introduce students to the information and ideas essential to understanding the texts of the Old Testament while clarifying difficult issues concerning the relationship between Israel and its neighbors.

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Oriental Christian Biography Containing Biographical Sketches Of Distinguished Christians Who Have Lived And Died In The East books. In his book The Last Christians, Andreas Knapp reports on the tragic decline of Christian communities in Iraq and Syria.

His book is a harrowing report on the demise of Christianity in the territories of the Middle East ruled by the Islamic State. 1. Middle East Chaos. With that in mind, the first sign that has some Bible scholars positing that the world is either in or is rapidly approaching the end times is the ramped-up chaos in the Middle East.

In recent years, the situation in the region has been raising more than a few eyebrows, as the seemingly never-ending tensions between. D. T. Potts is the Edwin Cuthbert Hall Professor of Middle Eastern Archaeology at The University of Sydney. He is the author of The Archaeology of Elam (), Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran,Volume III: The Third Millennium (), Mesopotamia, Iran and Arabia from the Seleucids to the Sasanians () and founding editor of the journal Arabian Archaeology & Epigraphy.Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism.

The Roman world was home to many sects labeled “Christian” that would seem odd and downright weird to us this side of the Council of Nicea. If you think that modern Christian sects are so variegated and confusing, read on—and they will seem staid and tame in comparison to the free-for-all nature of early Christianity.

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