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Synonyms for Christendom

the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)

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The corpus Christianum was the background for the self-understanding of the church and thus for all ecclesiological reflection.
The context of the corpus Christianum also shaped patterns of churchman-ship:
A third negative manifestation of the corpus Christianum for the missionary understanding of the church is a loss of the antithetical tension with culture.
With the breakdown of the historical corpus Christianum, the Enlightenment offered another vision of public life based on the idol of autonomous, scientific rationalism.
This critical mindset grew broader and deeper and in some circles developed into a repudiation of the whole power structure and idea of corpus christianum.
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