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amazon com historical dictionary of lutheranism - the reformation of the 16th century was a complex and multifaceted political social cultural and religious process most historians agree however that in the framework of this process it was the religious and theological efforts to reform and renew the late medieval church decadent and irrelevant in many ways that were the initiating forces that set a broad historical movement in motion, first council of nicaea wikipedia - the first council of nicaea n a s i greek was a council of christian bishops convened in the bithynian city of nicaea now znik bursa province turkey by the roman emperor constantine i in ad 325 constantine i organized the council along the lines of the roman senate and presided over it but did not cast any official vote, history of christianity new world encyclopedia - the history of christianity concerns the history of the christian religion and the church from jesus and his twelve apostles and seventy disciples to contemporary times christianity is the monotheistic religion which considers itself based on the revelation of jesus christ in many christian denominations the church is understood theologically as the institution founded by jesus for the, patriarch define patriarch at dictionary com - noun the male head of a family or tribal line a person regarded as the father or founder of an order class etc any of the very early biblical personages regarded as the fathers of the human race comprising those from adam to noah antediluvian patriarchs and those between the deluge and the birth of abraham, web directory english bible versions ageecreative - a note on terminology advocates of free translation have invented several terms to refer to their approach the term dynamic equivalence was coined by eugene nida in an attempt to avoid the negative connotations of the word paraphrase later nida used the term functional equivalence to avoid the negative connotations which quickly became attached to dynamic equivalence