Christianity: beliefs and practices

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What is the holy trinity?
the three persons of the Christian Godhead; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
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What is the fall of man?
the lapse of humankind into a state of sin, ascribed in traditional Jewish and Christian theology to the disobedience of Adam and Eve as described in Genesis.
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What is sin?
an immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law.
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What is salvation?
deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ.
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What is grace?
the free and unmerited favour of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.
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What is the spirit?
the non-physical part of a person which is the seat of emotions and character; the soul. "we seek a harmony between body and spirit".
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What is liturgial worship?
a pattern for worship used (whether recommended or prescribed) by a Christian congregation or denomination on a regular basis. Although the term liturgy is used to mean public worship.
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What is informal worship?
worship is reverent honor and homage paid to God. In the New Testament various words are used for worship.
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What is individual worship?
individual Christians can worship God on their own, and in any place.
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What is a prayer?
a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or another deity.
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What is baptism?
the Christian religious rite of sprinkling water on to a person's forehead or of immersing them in water, symbolizing purification or regeneration and admission to the Christian Church.
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What is the eucharist focus?
The Christian service, ceremony, or sacrament commemorating the Last Supper, in which bread and wine are consecrated and consumed.
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What is Walsingham?
Walsingham is a village in the English county of Norfolk. The village is famed for its religious shrines in honour of the Virgin Mary and is a major pilgrimage centre
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What is Taize?
the style of Christian worship practised by the ecumenical Taizé community in France, characterized by the repetitive singing of simple harmonized tunes, often in various languages, interspersed with readings, prayers, and periods of silence.
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What is evangelism?
the spreading of the Christian gospel by public preaching or personal witness.
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what is the ecumenical movement?
Ecumenism refers to efforts by Christians of different Church traditions to develop closer relationships and better understandings.
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