Roman Catholic Church

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the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy

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Apostasy in Islam and heresy in Catholic Christianity are therefore structurally similar.
The idea of a university, where, in Cardinal John Henry Newman's words, "many minds compete freely together," was born in Catholic Christianity of all places
Thus Chatellier's story was not about progress and change, but about the rediscovery of a constituent element of Catholic Christianity dismissed as unessential by the Counter-Reformation church.
In the sixteenth century, South America was dominated in the Spanish and Portuguese conquests, provoking a cultural shock as the sociopolitical organization was forcibly dismantled by a culture characterized by the dominating presence of Catholic Christianity.
Apocalyptic themes became a minor dimension of Orthodox and Catholic Christianity, except during centennial or milennial periods.
Amundsen's work explicitly corrects the misuse of historical material--for example, by those attempting to claim that Catholic Christianity has not always rejected abortion and suicide--but he does not suggest how, or if, the history he presents should be used.
This is all the more remarkable because Latin Catholic Christianity defined itself as that faith which is and was believed 'ubique .
In fact Klein's and Beuys' public association with obscurantist religious sects and belief systems outside the discredited ideologies of bourgeois humanism and Catholic Christianity (which had formed their adolescence) allowed them a seemingly perfect reconciliation.
Not only geocentric astronomy and the dogmas of Catholic Christianity suffered turmoil and upset; also called into question was the Aristotelian conception of a hierarchically structured universe permeated with value.
Griggs subjects the history of Egyptian Christianity perhaps too stringently and thus all too predictably to his theory: the struggle between a doctrinally conservative, native, loosely organized Christianity against a doctrinally innovative, foreign, and more stringently structured Catholic Christianity, a struggle leading almost inevitably to separation.
John XXIII to Vatican Council II in 1963 to write the conciliar "Declaration on Religious Freedom," which definitively declared freedom of religion as part of the essence of Catholic Christianity.
The book also left me "somewhat apprehensive," as Gramick said, about the survival of what is distinctly Catholic Christianity.
He offers an example, argues that Augustine of Hippo (354-430) wanted Africa to be Christian rather than what he called pagan, but more significantly wanted people to adopt Catholic Christianity rather than Donatist, Manichean, Arian, or any other form of Christianity.
That query, along with many others, is answered by Taylor Marshall in his new book, The Crucified Rabbi: Judaism and the Origins of Catholic Christianity (Saint John Press, 2009, crucified rabbi.
Regrettably, the single chapter on Roman Catholic Christianity is poorly sketched.
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