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Christianity

Eastern OrthodoxyEastern Rite ChurchesRoman CatholicismRoman Catholic Church HierarchyProtestantismU.S. Protestant Groups Christianity is a monotheistic religion founded by the followers of Je…

Roman Catholicism

Roman Catholicism comprises the beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. It stands under the authority of the bishop of Rome, the pope, and is led by him and bishops who are held t…

Eastern Orthodoxy

Eastern Orthodoxy comprises the faith and practices stemming from ancient churches in the eastern part of the Roman Empire. It encompasses Orthodox churches in communion with the see of Const…

The Monroe Doctrine

The Monroe Doctrine was announced in President James Monroe's message to Congress, during his second term on Dec. 2, 1823, in part as follows: “In the discussions to which this interest…

Brewer's: Geneva Doctrines

Calvinism. Calvin, in 1541, was invited to take up his residence in Geneva as the public teacher of theology. From this period Geneva was for many years the centre of education for the Prot…

Brewer's: Malthusian Doctrine

That population increases more than the means of increasing subsistence does, so that in time, if no check is put upon the increase of population, many must starve or all be ill-fed. Applie…

Brewer's: Monroe Doctrine

The American States are never to entangle themselves in the broils of Europe, nor to suffer the powers of the Old World to interfere in the affairs of the New; and they are to account any a…

Flatland: Of the Doctrine of our Priests

Concerning our Priests Of the Doctrine of our Priests As to the doctrine of the Circles it may briefly be summed up in a single maxim, "Attend to your Configuration." Whether politic…

Flatland: Of the Doctrine of our Priests

by Edwin A. Abbott Concerning our PriestsOf the Doctrine of our Priests As to the doctrine of the Circles it may briefly be summed up in a single maxim, “Attend to your Configuration.“ Wh…

Protestantism

Protestantism encompasses the Christian churches that separated from Rome during the Reformation in the 16th century. This movement was initiated by an Augustinian monk, Martin Luther. The te…