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Title: Why Are There So Many Christian Denominations? | Christian Arrogance
Post by: patrick jane on November 16, 2018, 08:56:14 pm
Why Are There So Many Christian Denominations? | Christian Arrogance


"The numbers seem to be based on just a few sources which are fairly consistent where they can be compared:

The World Christian Encyclopedia (David A. Barrett; Oxford University Press, 1982) apparently estimated almost 21,000 denominations, and the updated World Christian Encyclopedia (Barrett, Kurian, Johnson; Oxford Univ Press, 2nd edition, 2001) estimated at least 33,000. “Denomination” is defined as “an organised christian group within a country”.
The Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary estimated 34,000 denominations in 2000, rising to an estimated 43,000 in 2012. These numbers have exploded from 1,600 in the year 1900."


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Title: Re: Why Are There So Many Christian Denominations? | Christian Arrogance
Post by: patrick jane on July 21, 2019, 06:54:10 pm
Very good topic
Title: Re: Why Are There So Many Christian Denominations? | Christian Arrogance
Post by: epostle on November 06, 2019, 07:26:14 pm
Why Are There So Many Christian Denominations?

Relativism.
Title: Re: Why Are There So Many Christian Denominations? | Christian Arrogance
Post by: epostle on November 11, 2019, 10:19:54 pm
Catholic diocese donates $50,000 to three black churches damaged by arson attack

The Greater Union Baptist Church in St. Landry Parish, La. was set ablaze on April, 2, 2019.
A Roman Catholic diocese donated an estimated $50,000 to three historically African-American churches that were the victims of a series of arson attacks in Louisiana.

Earlier this year, St. Mary’s Baptist Church of Port Barre, Greater Union Baptist Church and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Opelousas were attacked by an arsonist.

Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel of the Catholic Diocese of Lafayette presented the donation last Thursday to the pastors of the three congregations at the site of the former St. Mary’s Baptist, according to local newspaper The Acadiana Advocate.

https://www.christianpost.com/news/catholic-diocese-donates-50000-to-three-black-churches-damaged-by-arson-attack.html


"Where there are sins there are also divisions, schisms, heresies and disputes. Where there is virtue, however, there also are harmony and unity, from which arise the one heart and one soul of all believers."
Origen, Hom. in 9, 1: PG 13, 732.