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Church of the Nazarene
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1. Summary

The Church of the Nazarene, a denomination in the Wesleyan/Holiness tradition, in 1996 had 1.3 million members (total constituency around 3.5 million) in 12,000 congregations in 115 nations. Two-thirds of its members and congregations are in the United States, but it is striving to develop indigenous leadership at all levels everywhere. It maintains 2 postbaccalaureate theological seminaries, 8 liberal arts institutions o…

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Bassett, Paul, “Church of the Nazarene”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_C862>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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