Any Western Christian who is not an adherent of the Catholic Church or Eastern Orthodox Church is a Protestant. A Protestant is an adherent of any of those Christian bodies that separated from the Church of Rome during the Reformation, or of any group descended from them.
The Reformation (alternatively named the Protestant Reformation or the European Reformation) was a major movement within Western Christianity in 16th-century Europe that posed a religious and political challenge to the Catholic Church and in particular to papal authority, arising from what was perceived to be errors, abuses, and discrepancies by the Catholic Church.
According to a 2019 study, Protestant share of U.S. population dropped to 43%, further ending its status as religion of the majority.    The decline is attributed mainly to the dropping membership of the Mainline Protestant churches,   while Evangelical Protestant and Black churches are relatively stable or continue to grow.
Protestantism is the largest grouping of Christians in the United States, with its combined denominations collectively comprising about 43% of the country's population (or 141 million people) in 2019. Simultaneously, this corresponds to around 20% of the world's total Protestant population.
Protestant values encouraged scientific research by allowing science to study God's influence on the world and thus providing a religious justification for scientific research.  According to Harriet Zuckerman 's review of American Nobel prize laureates from 1901 to 1972, 72% were of Protestant background.
The Protestant Reformation was a series of events that happened in the 16th century in the Christian Church. Because of corruption in the Catholic Church, some people saw that the way it worked needed to change. People like Erasmus, Huldrych Zwingli, Martin Luther and John Calvin saw the corruption and tried to stop it.
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A Protestant Bible is a Christian Bible whose translation or revision was produced by Protestants.Such Bibles comprise 39 books of the Old Testament (according to the Hebrew Bible canon, known especially to non-Protestants as the protocanonical books) and 27 books of the New Testament for a total of 66 books.
Protestantism is a Christian minority on the island of Ireland.In the 2011 census of Northern Ireland, 48% (883,768) described themselves as Protestant, which was a decline of approximately 5% from the 2001 census.
Evangelicalism (/ ˌiːvænˈdʒɛlɪkəlɪzəm, ˌɛvæn -, - ən /), evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in Jesus's atonement.
Termenul „protestant” reprezintă o noțiune generică pentru diverse confesiuni, organizate după ideologii creștine și având structuri ecleziastice proprii. În general, prin confesiuni protestante se înțeleg acele culte care își au rădăcina istorică în reforma religiei romano-catolice, inițiată de Martin Luther, la ...