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The word ‘denomination’ and related words are used in different ways. The word ‘denominate’ means “to give a name to” (merrian-webster.com). The word ‘denominator,’ in mathematics, is used of “the part of the fraction that is below the line that … Continue reading
Beliefs and Practices 1. Tenets of Christian Science Their website (christianscience.com) lists the following six “Tenets of Christian Science”: (1) “As adherents of truth, we take the inspired word of the Bible as our sufficient guide to eternal life.” At … Continue reading
The Jehovah’s Witnesses claim a membership of approximately 8.6 million world-wide (How Many of Jehovah’s Witnesses Are There Worldwide?, JW.org). The number are said to total about 1.2 million in the U.S.A. (2018 Country and Territory Reports, JW.org). “Jehovah’s Witnesses … Continue reading
These two religions are from the far east. Shintoism is from Japan. The Unification church (Moonies) is from Korea. Shintoism There are about 150 million followers of this religion in the world. Most are in Japan (Shintoism, Number of Followers, … Continue reading
These two religions are from the subcontinent. They are closely related to Hinduism, as is Buddhism. Jainism There are between 6 -7 million Jains in the world. Most live in India. There are about 80,000 in the U.S.A. (Countries with … Continue reading
Some people avoid any connection with Easter. It is to them an unauthorized special holy day at best, and a pagan holiday at worst. Some people place special emphasis on Easter Sunday. They attend the worship assembly, when they ordinarily … Continue reading