Christendom


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Christendom

the collective body of Christians throughout the world or throughout history
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I know there's not a magazine in Christendom that wouldn't jump at it.
And when you cross the dramatic causeway to Holy Island, you journey into the North's spiritual heritage, one of the most sacred shrines in Christendom.
Indeed, we can identify a critical turning point at which Jews broke out of the prior limits of their settlement, began moving to new areas, and rooted themselves in large numbers in western Christendom.
Finally, on May 17, 2003, Santorum, who sets an example by having seven children, was awarded the Pro Dei et Patria Medal for Distinguished Service to God and Country by the ultraconservative Catholic Christendom College in Virginia.
By transcending this division of Christendom, the early and authentic unity and catholicity of the undivided Church in the East and the West could once again be regained and consummated.
He also considers the impulses which drove men to war in this period, and in particular the ideologies which underpinned the Crusades and other conflicts with the enemies of Christendom.
Why hasn't he used the formidable tools at hand, namely the extensive research of the late John Boswell, who 1) discredited the King James version of the Bible on the teaching that homosexuality is an abomination (Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality), and 2) discovered that same-sex unions were performed throughout Christendom by the church (Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe)?
Bell, Saints and Society: The Two Worlds of Western Christendom, 1000-1700 (Chicago, 1982).
In the sixteenth century, when Julius II ordered that the most venerable church in Christendom, Old St.
While Orthodox see their church as "a direct continuation of undivided Christendom" and "the right faith," they have not isolated themselves but have sought dialogues and promoted a united Christendom.
In what could send shock or fear into the hearts of believers in Narnia and Christendom, the Rev.
It appears as though many people in Western countries like Canada have deemed the church, with its continuing Christendom focus on all things religious and institutional, to be irrelevant while at the same time expressing more interest than ever in the very things the New Testament declares the church ought to be about; faith, spirituality and participating in a unique egalitarian community.