social gospel. the idea that churches should address social issues, predicting that socialism would be the logical outcome of Christianity. Walter Rauschenbusch. focused on Christianizing the social order…

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The Reverend Martin Luther King Born Michael KingDecember 19, 1899 Stockbridge, Georgia, U.S. Died November 11, 1984 (aged 84) Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Occupation Religious minister Known for Father…

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The seven signs are: Changing water into wine at Cana in John 2:1-11 – “the first of the signs” Healing the royal official’s son in Capernaum in John…

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Mainline Protestant denominations, such as the Episcopal Church (76%), the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (64%), and the United Church of Christ (46%), have the highest number of graduate and…

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German sociologist Max Weber, in The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904–05), held that the Protestant ethic was an important factor in the economic success of…

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Author of The Reformation and others. Protestantism, Christian religious movement that began in northern Europe in the early 16th century as a reaction to medieval Roman Catholic doctrines…

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Lutherans believe that humans are saved from their sins by God’s grace alone (Sola Gratia), through faith alone (Sola Fide), on the basis of Scripture alone (Sola Scriptura)….

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Churches of Christ consistently teach that in baptism a believer surrenders his life in faith and obedience to God, and that God “by the merits of Christ’s blood,…

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What were the social effects of the Reformation? The Reformation itself was affected by the invention of the Printing Press and the expansion of commerce which characterized the…

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Board of Education and Martin Luther King Jr. segregation were erased from society. King believed the promise of Brown was more than an end to legal segregation. Instead,…

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