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.
But Heaven ordered it otherwise, not for any fault or neglect of the general who commanded on our side, but for the sins of Christendom, and because it was God's will and pleasure that we should always have instruments of punishment to chastise us.
Of all these pardons which I bear every one is stamped and signed by our holy father, the prop and centre of Christendom."
To thine honour we refer the armour and household goods of the Order which we leave behind us, and on thy conscience we lay the scandal and offence thou hast this day given to Christendom.''
Even down to my birth-century that poison was still in the blood of Christendom, and the best of English com- moners was still content to see his inferiors impudently continuing to hold a number of positions, such as lord- ships and the throne, to which the grotesque laws of his country did not allow him to aspire; in fact, he was not merely contented with this strange condition of things, he was even able to persuade himself that he was proud of it.
I did, though: I vociferated curses enough to annihilate any fiend in Christendom; and I got a stone and thrust it between his jaws, and tried with all my might to cram it down his throat.
In obedience, therefore, to his honour's commands, I related to him the Revolution under the Prince of Orange; the long war with France, entered into by the said prince, and renewed by his successor, the present queen, wherein the greatest powers of Christendom were engaged, and which still continued: I computed, at his request, "that about a million of YAHOOS might have been killed in the whole progress of it; and perhaps a hundred or more cities taken, and five times as many ships burnt or sunk."
James Amedu said any attempt to politicize Christendom in the days leading to the 2019 election should be resisted.
In the article that opened the first issue of the journal, "A New Beginning," Bishop Brilioth wrote that like the World Council itself, The Ecumenical Review was "a new beginning, building on the experience of the past." (7) The task of the journal was to be the continuous record of the WCC's history, but also a place for ecumenical discussion, "a permanent 'conference' for questions of Faith and Order as well as of Life and Work, and transcending both for the evangelistic and missionary activity of the Church." (8) Reviewing the history of various church and Christian periodicals in the 20th century, Brilioth wrote that while "the whole periodical literature of Christendom has an ecumenical importance, and is gradually paying a greater attention to problems of unity...
Provencher is a leader of a support and advocacy group for Christendom women who say they were sexually assaulted and who are calling for the traditionalist school to adopt Title IX or similar protections.
Thank you for this reminder that God's mission in Christ goes on in new (old!) forms, even as the structures of the Christendom church collapse around us.
Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648 comes from a historian who offers an epic story of religious and social change, considering how the 16th and 17th centuries separated church from state in Western Europe and, in effect, created the modern world.