Some Christian bodies are large (e.g. Catholics, Orthodox, Pentecostals and non/inter-denominationals, Anglicans or Baptists), while others are just a few small churches, and in most cases the relative size is not evident in this list except for the denominational group or movement as a whole (e.g. Church of the East, Oriental Orthodox Churches, or Lutheranism).
The list includes the following Christian denominations: the Catholic Church including the Eastern Catholic Churches; all the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches with some recognition and their offshoots; Protestant denominations with at least 0.2 million members; all the other Christian branches with distinct theologies, such as Restorationist and Nontrinitarianian denominations ...
Protestantism is the second largest major group of Christians by number of followers. Estimates vary from 800 million to a billion, or nearly 40% of all Christians. The main reason for this wide range is the lack of a common agreement among scholars as to which denominations constitute Protestantism.
Dec 19, 2011 · The Center for the Study of Global Christianity collects membership data from Christian denominations around the world. Many churches in the Protestant category, as broadly defined in this report, can be considered independent, nondenominational or part of a denominational family that is very small or otherwise difficult to classify.
Comparison of Basic Beliefs and Viewpoints of Three Presbyterian Denominations: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PCUSA), Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians (ECO), and Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC) At the request of Mid-Council leaders in the Presbyterian Church (USA) this comparison chart has been developed.
Introduction. Healthcare has traditionally focused on the physical aspects of care, while often overlooking the spiritual and psycho-social needs of patients particularly at the end of life. 1 The end of life is often where spiritual matters come to the fore and patients may wish to re-examine and reiterate their beliefs in order to die peacefully.
1) They deny the bible is the final authority on salvation and the formatiion of doctrine - adding traditions as verified by their false bishops - adding traditions that are clearly contrary to God's word, as so called verified by councils of their bishops (who dress like Pharisees).