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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Christian

[ch = k]. The hero of John Bunyan's allegory called The Pilgrim's Progress. He flees from the “City of Destruction,” and journeys to the “Celestial City.” He starts…

Christian Scientists

Founded by Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) in the 1860s and 1870s, Christian Science views creation as entirely spiritual. The church holds the Bible as authoritative yet interprets it in a…

Christian Doppler

Christian Doppler studied mathematics and astronomy in Czechoslovakia and Austria, and ended up teaching in Vienna. In 1842 he presented his paper "On the Coloured Light of Double Stars and Certain O…

A Convert to Christianity

by Ann-Marie Imbornoni Return to the C.S. Lewis Bio Lewis had been raised as a Christian by his parents, who were Protestants. However, it wasn't until he was sent away to…

Christian Bale

Intense and versatile, Christian Bale played caped superhero Batman in the big-budget film Batman Begins (2005) and then won an Oscar as a drug-addled ex-boxer in the 2010 film The Fighter. Christian…