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Denomination
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1. Terminology

The term “denomination” refers broadly to any class of persons called, or denominated, by the same name. In the context of Christianity, “denomination” may be defined as “an organized Christian church or tradition or religious group or community of believers or aggregate of worship centers or c…

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Fahlbusch, Erwin and Laeyendecker, Leo, “Denomination”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_D111>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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