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SOC 367 Protestants

SOC 367 Protestants - s Here people gather to hear...

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Organized consensus religious bodies Friendly with other groups through outreach Rely on births More accepting of change in doctrine that localized faith Relatively routine worship Professional clergy Key ingredient in religious pluralism What is a denomination Centers on the person, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ s Jesus is their lord and saviour s Bible is the central authority for religious faith and practice (Believed to be the book of God) s Salvation is a gift from God, there is nothing you can do to "earn" salvation s God has made it a gift of his grace
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Unformatted text preview: s Here people gather to hear the "word" of God and participate in rituals (baptism, communion, etc.) □ The church is an event not a "something" (process) □ The church is the central place of worship s Each Christian has the responsibility to teach and encourage others □ Each Christian shares the same authority □ No one has the inside track to salvation □ Priesthood of all believers s Beliefs: ○ Protestant Christianity • Protestants Friday, February 01, 2008 12:38 PM Class Page 1...
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