Just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. is fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story room at the Lorraine Motel…

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‘To India I come as a pilgrim’: Martin Luther King Jr.’s remarkable trip to honor his hero. After six full days of travel, Martin Luther King Jr. had…

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Pentecost is the festival when Christians celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter (the name comes from the…

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Why is Pentecost sometimes known as the “birthday of the Church”? Because it is when the Holy Spirit appeared over the Apostles and Mary for the first time….

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Lutheranism is one of the largest branches of Protestantism that identifies with the teachings of Jesus Christ and was founded by Martin Luther, a 16th-century German reformer whose…

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Apostles’ Creed, also called Apostolicum, a statement of faith used in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and many Protestant churches. … It is not officially recognized in the Eastern…

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In a church, you’ll need your chosen clothes and accessories to be traditional, elegant, and demure. If you’re looking for something bright and “happy” that will not seem…

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The Protestant Reformation was a religious reform movement that swept through Europe in the 1500s. It resulted in the creation of a branch of Christianity called Protestantism, a…

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Today, most Protestants opt for cremation, especially in cities and towns where burial space is costly or limited. For Protestants, the religion allows that ashes be scattered or…

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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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