Protestantism and Its Many Denominations
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A large part of the world, particularly the West, is very much a product of what happened almost ... read more »
Protestant Beliefs and Practices
Although the various denominations differ on many religious tenets, they do share similar ... read more »
Pentecostal Beliefs, Practices and Community
The Pentecostal name is derived from the events described in the New Testament: On the Day of ... read more »
Presbyterian Beliefs, Practices, News and Blogs
At 75 million members in the world, Presbyterianism is one of the most populous Protestant ... read more »
Anglican and Episcopalian Beliefs, Practices and Community
Episcopalianism is the strain of Anglicanism that developed in the United States. The ... read more »
Methodist Beliefs, Practices and Blogs
Methodists care strongly about spreading the word of God’s kindness through missionary work and expressing themselves through good works and charity. There are approximately 75 million Methodists worldwide. Use the sites below to learn more about Methodist beliefs, practices and blogs.
Insights for Methodist Beliefs, Practices and Blogs
- John Wesley is considered the founding father of Methodism. Wesley was greatly influenced by Jacobus Arminius and as such, Methodists derive much of their beliefs from Arminian theology, with elements of Calvinism.
- Methodists are generally at the more liberal end of the Protestant spectrum with respect to social issues. This stems from John Wesley’s emphasis on reason and logic.
Top Sites for Methodist Beliefs, Practices and Blogs
Lutheran Beliefs, Practices and Blogs
Lutherans follow the beliefs of Martin Luther, stressing the important role that faith plays in ... read more »
Baptist Beliefs, Practices and News
Numbering about 40 million worldwide, Baptists make up a large Protestant denomination. One of the ... read more »
Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs, Traditions and Community
Seventh-day Adventists came from the millennialist Millerite movement in 19th-century America, and ... read more »
Anabaptists were those that sprang from the Radical Reformation, as compared to the Evangelical ... read more »
Quaker Beliefs, Traditions and Community
The Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, number about 210,000 throughout the world. ... read more »
Unitarian Universalist Beliefs, Traditions and Blogs
Unitarian Universalism may not belong in the Protestant guide per se; it may not even fall fully ... read more »