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AVE MARIA CONCERT FESTIVALS

I N T R O || M U S I C . W I T H O U T . B O R D E R S


San Cataldo San Cataldo San Cataldo

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS: December 23rd for celebrating Virgin Mary (Maria) with music tributes || COMPOSERS PRESENTED: Arcadelt, Cadsawan, Faure, MacIntyre, Moe, Palestrina, Schubert, Skipper, Rachmaninoff, Wilson ... || 3000+ SONGS: Music honouring Maria and presented in concerts globally and virtually. Ave Maria Concert Festivals premiered in 2011 at Cathedral San Cataldo, Italy. Now gaining world wide recognition. Join as audience or join as performer. Choirs. Solists. Orchestras. Ensembles. Perform in various atmospheres: Classical, pop, etc. || CREATE A CONCERT: Arrange a concert in your neighbourhood. Select a minimum of seven songs. || ELECTRONIC CHRISTMAS CARD: Go to "My Ave Maria", select a card, send the link to your friends and family.


SMARTPHONES || IPHONES || ANDROID || WINDOWS PHONES


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GIORNALE/STAMPA ITALIA: "AVE MARIA CONCERT FESTIVAL - UN SUCCESSO DI ARTISTI E DI PUBBLICO NELLE SUGGESTIVA CHIESA MATRICE"





AVE MARIA CONCERT FESTIVALS

Join Us > 3000+ songs

AVE MARIA CONCERT FESTIVALS is a most unique concept, which can be staged in any country.


From the Italian Cathedral San Cataldo the music moves into the hearts of people all over the world, as over 3000 Ave Maria compositions composed since year 400 A.C. are found and becoming a part of the vast and inspirational music project.


Everyone can join as artists or as audience to the worlds most wonderful compositions by the finest composers of all times.


You are invited to assist us performing 3000 unique Ave Maria songs world wide. Create an Ave Maria Concert with minimum 7 Ave Maria compositions at your local church or stage for this next Christmas or Easter.


"Cathedral San Cataldo & Valle d'Itria"






DECEMBER 23rd

AVE MARIA CONCERT DAY


When celebrating Christmas, Maria/ Mary deserves an honourable music event in your town, at your parish, at your church, or at your gathering.


Create a concert. Select some of the finest music compositions. For instance, composer Burgmuller for piano, composers Gounod, Skipper, Schubert for solo performance, or Mendelssohn and Verdi for choir.






New talents are discovered

EVERYBODY KNOWS COPPOLA

AVE MARIA - Bach/Skipper


誰もが映画業界から名前コッポラを知っているが、唯一のいくつかはアレッシア·コッポラの才能壊れやすい、まだ強い声を知っています。


アレッシア·コッポラは、才能のあるイタリアの芸術家のユニットの中で発見され、すぐにターラントで開催されたイタリア映画界、ソングライター、と才能からの代表との会合でこのアヴェマリアを記録するために締結されました。


ホイットニーが急逝したため、アヴェ·マリアは、もともとホイットニーHoustons声を目的とした、しかし、物事は、計画通りにうまくいきませんでした。


その時のポップミュージック - 1617年、この前奏曲を書いたヨハン·セバスチャン·バッハの名曲/設定の上に構成されるこのポップ古典的な配置に聞いてください。


この記録では、あなたは、ソフトなパーカッションを継続角と端に向かってstrenghtening、および終了に向かって間隔、既にイントロ中に現代のポップミュージックドラマの繊細なイタリアの伝統を見つけます。


アヴェ·マリアコンサートフェスティバルリストが彼のアヴェマリアを構成するとき、それはポップミュージックとして考えられていたことを、理解することは若い作曲に挑戦します。 Beyounceは彼女のアヴェ·マリアを提示すると、それはポップミュージックと考えられています。シューベルトは彼のアヴェマリアの年1825から構成する場合には、ポップ·ミュージックと考えられました。


したがって、したがって、我々はあなたがアヴェ·マリアを構成している場合は、私達を知らせるためになることをお勧めしたいとします。



Everybody knows the name Coppola from the film industry, but only few knows the talented fragile and yet strong voice of Alessia Coppola.


Alessia Coppola was discovered among a unit of talented Italian artists, and was immediately signed to record this Ave Maria at a meeting with representatives from the Italian film world, songwriters, and talents, held in Taranto.


The Ave Maria was originally intended for Whitney Houstons voice, however, things didn't work out as planned, because Whitney suddenly passed away.


Please listen to this pop-classical arrangement composed on top of the famous piece/setting of Johann Sebastian Bach, who wrote this Prelude in 1617 - the pop music at that time.


At this recording you find the delicate Italian tradition of contemporary pop-music drama already during the intro, continuing with soft percussion, strenghtening towards the end with horns, and spacing out towards the end.


Ave Maria Concert Festivals challenge young composers to understand, that when Liszt composed his Ave Maria, it was considered as pop-music. When Beyounce present her Ave Maria, it is considered pop-music. When Schubert composed his Ave Maria year 1825 it was considered pop-music.


Thus and therefore we will like to encourage you to inform us, if you have composed an Ave Maria.





INVITATION

Join as artists.

Join as audience.


Concerts & Virtual.

The LinkedIn page is for professionals within music. When you see the picture of Pope Benedictus XVI, please pay attention to our announcement, because information may be of value to you as a musician, concert arranger, conductor, choir, orchestra, ensembles, solist, record label manager, festival manager, etc.

We promote concerts. We arrange concerts. We connect people.


BECOME AN AMBASSADOR - NETWORK WITH US

Represent your country or represent your church or music style. Stage an Ave Maria concert in your country with a minimum of 7 Ave Maria compositions. The artists represented at this LinkedIn net may be invited to your event as international artists. As an Ambassador for Ave Maria compositions your world opens to a new musical life.


MUSIC VACATION IN ITALY

We may soon invite your for a music vacation in Italy. Please check these LinkedIn pages and the website www.avemariaconcertfestivals.net for details and information.


FOR ALL MUSIC LOVERS

Kindly observe that people of all nations and all religious beliefs are welcome. Musically you may prefer classical music, church music, pop-classical, etc. Ave Maria Concert Festivals is a music project for music lovers.

RAI recorded the presentation and introduction May 2011 in The Ancient City of Taranto. Today the concept expands internationally and we invite you to participate and join at many levels.

May the musical spirit of music be with you.

Coordinated by N. Skipper




Worlds most professional choir has joined


AVE MARIA CHOIR


The choir performing at La Scala in Milan has joined Ave Maria Concert Festivals as "house choir". Thus, the choir will perform any of the 3000 Ave Maria compositions, when contacted by a professional concert promoter/booker in your country.


Concert promoters may contact the choir for major concert arrangements in any country, and request any of the 3000+ Ave Maria compositions. The choir - also famed performing with Andrea Bocelli, Pavarotti and many more - may also be booked with the orchestra of Ricardo Muti, famed for receiving i.e. The Polar Prize.


Learn more about the Ave Maria Concert Festivals "house choir", and how to arrange an event with the choir at your concert hall.






VIRGIN MARY


Mary's cultus or "devotional cult" consolidated in the year 431 when, at the Council of Ephesus, "Nestorianism", which asserted Christ's dual personhood, was anathematized and the Theotokos, or Mary as bearer (or mother) of God, was declared dogma. Henceforth Marian devotion, which centered on the subtle and complex relationship between Mary, Jesus, and the Church, would flourish, first in the East and later in the West.


Throughout centuries Virgin Mary has received a wealth of titles such as Mother of God, Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, Black Madonna of Częstochowa, Our Lady of Akita, Our Lady of Aparecida, Our Lady of Antipolo, Our Lady of Arabia, Our Lady of Assumption, Our Lady of Banneux, Our Lady of Beaterio, Our Lady of Beauraing, Our Lady of Bethlehem, Our Lady of China, Our Lady of Chartres, Our Lady of Combermere, Our Lady of Confidence, Our Lady of Covadonga, Our Lady of Dadizele, Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Our Lady of Grace, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Our Lady of Good Help, Our Lady of Good Health, Our Lady of Good Success, Our Lady of Good Voyage, Our Lady Help of Christians, Our Lady of Ipswich, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Kazan, Our Lady of Kibeho, Our Lady of Knock, Our Lady of La Salette, Our Lady of La Vang, Our Lady of Laus, Our Lady of Lebanon, Our Lady of Light, Our Lady of Loreto, Our Lady of Lourdes, Our Lady of Manaoag, Our Lady of Malolos, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Our Lady of Nazare, Our Lady of Peace, Our Lady of Penafrancia, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Our Lady of the Pillar, Our Lady of the Rocks, Our Lady of the Snows, Our Lady of Smile, Maria de la Soledad, Our Lady of Solitude, Our Lady of Solitude of Porta Vaga, Our Lady of the Thirty-Three, Our Lady of Vallarpadam, Our Lady of Velankanni, Our Lady of Walsingham, Our Lady of Ta' Pinu, Our Lady of Turumba, Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Holy Mary Holy Mother of God, Holy Virgin of Virgins, Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church, Mother of Divine Grace, Mother Most Pure, Mother Most Chaste, Mother Inviolate, Mother Undefiled, Mother Most Amiable, Mother Admirable, Mother of Good Counsel, Mother of Our Creator, Mother of Our Redeemer, Mother of Mercy, Virgin Most Prudent, Virgin Most Venerable, Virgin Most Renowned, Virgin Most Powerful, Virgin Most Merciful, Virgin Most Faithful, Mirror of Justice, Seat of Wisdom, Cause of Our Joy, Spiritual Vessel, Vessel of Honor, Singular Vessel of Devotion, Gate of Heaven, Morning Star, Queen of Angels, Queen of Patriarchs, Queen of Prophets, Queen of Apostles, Queen of Martyrs, Queen of Confessors, Queen of Virgins, Queen of All Saints, Queen Conceived Without Original Sin, Queen Assumed Into Heaven, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, Queen of Families, Queen of Peace, Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Sliema.

Some titles are Co-Redemptrix, meaning controversial and not officially sanctioned by the Catholic Church.


Destroyer of Heresy, Favoured Daughter of the Father, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Joy of the Just, Mother of the Poor, Mother of the Word, Mother of Orphans, Mother of Perpetual Help, Mother of Sorrows, Mother of the Son, Mother Thrice Admirable, Nova Eva (The New Eve), Our Lady of Confidence, Our Lady of Victory, Queen of Heaven, Ravisher of Hearts, Spouse of the Holy Spirit, Star of the Sea, Tabernacle of the Lord, Temple of the Most Holy Trinity, Treasure House of God's Graces, Untier of Knots.


Islam and Christianity has the same basic concept. The Qur'an, Islam, refers to Mary by the many titles:


Qānitah - the Arabic term implies the meaning, not only of constant submission to Allah, but also absorption in prayer and invocation.

Siddiqah - "She who accepts as true" or "She who has faith". The term has also been translated "She who believes sincerely totally". Sājidah - "She who prostrates to Allah in worship". Rāki�ah - "She who bows down to Allah in worship". Tāhirah - "She who was purified". Mustafia - "She who is chosen". Nur - Mary has been called Nut (Light) and Umm Nut (the mother of one who was Light). Sa�imah - "She who fasts". Ma'suma - "She who never sinned".


But it is always the exact same Mary we sing about with "Ave Maria".


Various "Ave Maria" Lyrics





Ave Maria Sarda


AVE MARIA -

LOST AND FOUND


Thousands of Ave Maria compositions have been forgotten or hidden for centuries.


Ave Maria Sarda is from the island of Sardegna. In this version we find a performance by an upcoming artist, Federica Caroppa, simply performed with a guitar played by Marmo.


Everyone can and may join Ave Maria Concert Festivals.





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AVE MARIA -

WEDDING MUSIC


Ave Maria is very often setting the tone and the atmosphere of a romantic wedding.


Most popular are Schubert, Gounod, Vavilov/ Cassini, Skipper because they can be performed without big expenses to an orchestra. An arrangement with a tenor or a cello, violin, flute, keeps the costs of musicians low, and the songs are very "strong" in their composition. A concert at your wedding will last a life-time in everyones memory. Every time your guests hear the songs performed by Andrea Bocelli or other major artists, or at church concerts they are reminded of you and your wedding.


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List of Christian denominations

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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 of apostolic succession, eschatology, and papal primacy often separate one denomination from another. Groups of denominations often sharing broadly similar beliefs, practices, and historical ties are known as branches of Christianity.

This is not a complete list, but aims to provide a comprehensible overview of the diversity among denominations of Christianity. Only those Christian denominations/organizations with Wikipedia articles will be listed in order to ensure that all entries on this list are notable and verifiable.

Contents

Description[edit]

Some groups included on this list do not consider themselves a denomination. For example, the Catholic Church considers itself the one true church and the Apostolic See, and as pre-denominational.[1] The Orthodox Church also considers itself the original Church, and pre-denominational.

Other groups that are viewed by non-adherents as denominational are highly decentralized and do not have any formal denominational structure, authority, or record-keeping beyond the local congregation; several groups within Restoration Movement fall into this category.

Some groups 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. Modern movements such as Fundamentalist Christianity, Pietism, Evangelicalism, Pentecostalism and the Holiness movement sometimes cross denominational lines, or in some cases create new denominations out of two or more continuing groups (as is the case for many United and uniting churches, for example). Such subtleties and complexities are not clearly depicted here.

Between denominations, theologians, and comparative religionists there are considerable disagreements about which groups can be properly called Christian, disagreements arising primarily from doctrinal differences between groups. For the purpose of simplicity, this list is intended to reflect the self-understanding of each denomination. Explanations of different opinions concerning their status as Christian denominations can be found at their respective articles.

There is no official recognition in most parts of the world for religious bodies, and there is no official clearinghouse which could determine the status or respectability of religious bodies. Often there is considerable disagreement between various churches about whether other churches should be labeled with pejorative terms such as "cult", or about whether this or that group enjoys some measure of respectability. Such considerations often vary from place to place, where one religious group may enjoy majority status in one region, but be widely regarded as a "dangerous cult" in another part of the world. Inclusion on this list does not indicate any judgment about the size, importance, or character of a group or its members.

Branches of first-century Christianity[edit]

Early Christianity is often divided into three different branches that differ in theology and traditions, which all appeared in the 1st century AD. They include Jewish Christianity, Pauline Christianity and Gnostic Christianity.[2] All modern Christian denominations are said to have descended from these three branches. There are also other theories on the origin of Christianity.[3]

Other early Christians[edit]

Christian groups appearing between the beginning of the Christian religion to the First Council of Nicaea in 325.

Medieval sects[edit]

Groups of Christians appearing between the First Council of Nicaea and the Protestant Reformation which are generally considered extinct as modern and distinct groups.

Catholicism[edit]

Main article: Catholicism

Catholicism consists of the Catholic Church itself, as well as a number of independent churches and movements that self-identify as Catholic. They all claim continuity (based upon apostolic succession) with the early Church.

Catholic Church[edit]

Main article: Catholic Church

The Catholic Church is composed of 24 Churches: the Western or Latin Church and the 23 Eastern Catholic Churches.

The Latin Church[edit]

Main article: Latin Church

The Latin Church (not to be confused with the Roman Rite, which is one of the Latin liturgical rites, not a particular Church) is the largest and most widely known of the 24 sui iuris Churches that together make up the Catholic Church.

Eastern Catholic churches[edit]

All of the following are Particular Churches of the Catholic Church. They are all in communion with the Bishop of Rome and acknowledge his claim of universal jurisdiction and authority. They have some minor distinct theological emphases and expressions (for instance, in the case of those that are of Greek/Byzantine tradition, concerning some non-doctrinal aspects of the Latin view of Purgatory).[4] The Eastern Catholic churches and the Latin church (which together compose the worldwide Catholic Church) share the same doctrine and sacraments, and thus the same faith.

The Catholic Church considers itself the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church that Christ founded.[5] As such, the Catholic Church does not consider itself a denomination, but rather considers itself pre-denominational, the original Church of Christ.

Other churches and movements[edit]

Independent (self-identified as Catholic)[edit]

See also: Sedevacantism

Eastern Orthodoxy[edit]

The Eastern Orthodox Church is organized as a communion of autocephalous (self-headed) jurisdictions, some of which also contain within them several autonomous (self-ruling) units. They are in full communion with each other and claim continuity (based upon apostolic succession) with the early Church.

In addition, there exist a number of churches or jurisdictions which consider themselves Eastern Orthodox but are not in communion with the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Eastern Orthodox Church[edit]

This is the main body of Eastern Orthodoxy, consisting of jurisdictions in communion with each other. Some of them have a disputed administrative status (i.e. their autonomy or autocephaly is only partially recognized), and are marked as such, but all remain in communion with each other as one Church. This list is provided in the official order of precedence. Indentation indicates autonomy rather than autocephaly.

The Eastern Orthodox Church considers itself to be the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church that Christ founded. As such, the Eastern Orthodox Church does not consider itself a denomination, but rather considers itself pre-denominational, the original Church of Christ.

Other churches[edit]

These are churches that consider themselves Eastern Orthodox but are not in communion with the main body of Eastern Orthodoxy.

Oriental Orthodoxy[edit]

Main article: Oriental Orthodoxy

Oriental Orthodoxy comprises those Christians who did not accept the Council of Chalcedon (AD 451). Other denominations often erroneously label these Churches "Monophysite"; however, as the Oriental Orthodox do not adhere to the teachings of Eutyches, they themselves reject this label, preferring the term Miaphysite.

Historically, many of the Oriental Orthodox Churches consider themselves collectively to be the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church that Christ founded. Some have considered the Oriental Orthodox communion to be a part of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, a view which is gaining increasing acceptance in the wake of the ecumenical dialogues.

Other churches[edit]

The following Churches affirm a Miaphysite christological position but are not in communion with any of the ancient Oriental Orthodox Churches for various reasons:

Church of the East[edit]

Main article: Church of the East

The Church of the East is said to have been formed by St Thomas. It has also been known as the Persian or Sassanid Church. The Church did not attend the Council of Ephesus (AD 431). Historically, it has often been incorrectly referred to as the Nestorian Church. Although at some points throughout their history, Assyrian Christians have been willing to accept the label of Nestorians, they now consider this term pejorative. Recent Christological agreements with the Roman Catholic Church and some of the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches have substantially resolved this semantic debate permanently, clearing the way for ecumenical relations.

In the twentieth century, it was divided into two groups which have recently been working towards reunification:

The Church of the East considers itself to be a part of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church that Christ founded.

Protestantism[edit]

Main article: Protestantism

This list includes a variety of Protestant denominations which separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation, as well as their further divisions.[6]

It is important to mention that not every further division is eligible to be considered Protestant. A denomination labeled Protestant must subscribe to the fundamental Protestant principles, that is scripture alone, justification by faith alone and the universal priesthood of believers.

It has to be noted that this list gives only an overview, and certainly does not mention all of the Protestant denominations. An exact number of Protestant denominations is difficult to calculate and depends on definition. It has to be noted that a group that fits the generally accepted definition of Protestant might not officially use the term. Therefore, it should be taken with caution.

The majority of Protestants are members of just a handful of denominational families: Adventism, Anglicanism, Baptist churches, Calvinism (Reformed churches), Lutheranism, Methodism, and Pentecostalism.

Nondenominational, evangelical, charismatic, neo-charismatic, independent and other churches are on the rise, and constitute a significant part of Protestant Christianity.[7]

Proto-Protestant groups[edit]

Lutheranism[edit]

Anglicanism[edit]

Main article: Anglicanism

Anglicanism has referred to itself as the via media between Catholicism and Protestantism. It considers itself to be both Catholic and Reformed. Although the use of the term Protestant to refer to Anglicans was once common, it is controversial today, with some rejecting the label and others accepting it.

Anglican Communion[edit]

Main article: Anglican Communion
United and uniting churches of the Anglican Communion[edit]

Other Anglican churches and Continuing Anglican Movement[edit]

As secessionist churches, these churches are not in full communion with the Anglican Communion. A select few of these churches are, however, recognized by certain individual provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Calvinism (Reformed tradition)[edit]

Continental Reformed churches[edit]

Presbyterianism[edit]

Main article: Presbyterianism

Congregationalism[edit]

Main article: Congregational church

Anabaptism and Schwarzenau Brethren[edit]

Main article: Anabaptists

Plymouth Brethren and Free Evangelical churches[edit]

Methodism[edit]

Main article: Methodism

Pietism and Holiness Movement[edit]

Main articles: Pietism and Holiness movement

Baptist churches[edit]

Main article: Baptists

Spiritual Baptists[edit]

Pentecostalism[edit]

Main article: Pentecostalism

Charismatic Movement[edit]

Main article: Charismatic movement

Neo-Charismatic Movement[edit]

African Initiated churches[edit]

United and uniting churches[edit]

Churches which are the result of a merger between distinct denominational churches. Churches are listed here when their disparate heritage marks them as inappropriately listed in the particular categories above.

Quakers[edit]

Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement[edit]

Main article: Restoration Movement

Millerism and comparable groups[edit]

Main article: Millerites

Adventism (Sunday observing)[edit]

Adventism (Seventh Day Sabbath/Saturday observing)[edit]

Church of God movements (Sunday observing)[edit]

Church of God movements (Seventh Day Sabbath/Saturday observing)[edit]

Sabbath-Keeping movements, separated from Adventism[edit]

Sacred Name groups[edit]

Main article: Sacred Name Movement

Movements not related to Millerism but comparable to it[edit]

Sabbath-Keeping movements, predating Millerism[edit]

Other Protestant churches[edit]

Nontrinitarianism[edit]

Main article: Nontrinitarianism

Christians who do not believe in the traditional doctrine of the Trinity ("one God in three co-equal Persons")

Latter Day Saint movement[edit]

Most Latter Day Saint denominations are derived from the Church of Christ established by Joseph Smith in 1830. The largest worldwide denomination, and the one publicly recognized as Mormonism, is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some sects, known as the "Prairie Saints", broke away because they did not recognize Brigham Young as the head of the church, and did not follow him West in the mid-1800s. Other sects broke away over the abandonment of practicing plural marriage after the 1890 Manifesto. Other denominations are defined by either a belief in Joseph Smith as a prophet or acceptance of the Book of Mormon as scripture.

Original denomination
"Prairie Saint" denominations
"Rocky Mountain" denominations
Other denominations

Oneness Pentecostalism[edit]

Unitarian and Universalist[edit]

Bible Student groups[edit]

Swedenborgianism[edit]

Main article: The New Church

Christian Science[edit]

Main article: Christian Science

Other Nontrinitarian churches[edit]

New Thought[edit]

Main article: New Thought

The relation of New Thought to Christianity is not defined as exclusive; some of its adherents see themselves as solely practising Christianity, while adherents of Religious Science says "yes and no" to the question of whether they consider themselves to be Christian in belief and practice, leaving it up to the individual to define oneself spiritually.

Esoteric Christianity[edit]

Racialist groups[edit]

Main article: Racialism

Interdenominational (ecumenical) churches and organizations[edit]

Main article: Ecumenism

Other[edit]

Southcottism[edit]

Main article: Southcottism

Apostolic churches and Irvingism[edit]

Messianic Judaism / Jewish Christianity[edit]

Main article: Messianic Judaism

Christian Movements[edit]

Internet churches[edit]

Main article: Internet church

LGBT-affirming Christianity[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Syncretistic religions incorporating elements of Christianity[edit]

Main article: Syncretism

The relation of these movements to other Christian ideas can be remote. They are listed here because they include some elements of Christian practice or beliefs, within religious contexts which may be only loosely characterized as Christian.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Crossan, John Dominic and Borg, Marcus J. The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church's Conservative Icon (2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dominus Iesus". Vatican.va. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 
  2. ^ http://www.religioustolerance.org/chr_brief2.htm
  3. ^ http://www.earlychristianhistory.info/frac.html
  4. ^ Anthony Dragani, From East to West
  5. ^ "Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church". Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. 
  6. ^ "Protestant, I.2.a" Oxford English Dictionary
  7. ^ World Council of Churches: Evangelical churches: "Evangelical churches have grown exponentially in the second half of the 20th century and continue to show great vitality, especially in the global South. This resurgence may in part be explained by the phenomenal growth of Pentecostalism and the emergence of the charismatic movement, which are closely associated with evangelicalism. However, there can be no doubt that the evangelical tradition "per se" has become one of the major components of world Christianity. Evangelicals also constitute sizable minorities in the traditional Protestant and Anglican churches. In regions like Africa and Latin America, the boundaries between "evangelical" and "mainline" are rapidly changing and giving way to new ecclesial realities."
  8. ^ The United Church of Christ

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