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noun as in religious belief

noun as in classification


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Notable among the speakers is Walter Kim, a theologian who last year became president of the National Association of Evangelicals — a group of denominations and institutions not known for their support for LGBTQ rights.

It joins other denominations which have been eroded by hyperinflation, which soared to 800% in 2020 before slowing down to 106% this year.

From Quartz

Still, countries including Canada and Australia have features on their currency that allow blind people to distinguish one denomination from another.

QAnon conspiracy theories have burrowed so deeply into American churches that pastors are expressing alarm — and a new poll shows the bogus teachings have become as widespread as some denominations.

From Axios

The “Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation” would allow the departing congregations to keep their property and give them $25 million to form a new denomination.

Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.

And no religious denomination should be forced to ordain gays or women as priests, right?

When I ask him what religious denomination he represents, he replies, “every.”

We justified the rankings by the reporting and by guidance from those most familiar with each denomination.

Communion practices vary by denomination and even by individual parishes.

No more than one convent of each denomination is allowed to subsist, and great checks are put on the profession of new members.

He heard the arithmetic class reciting and learned that only things of the same denomination can be subtracted from each other.

While alone and contented, I was all right, but to return to the denomination would mean to leave both robe and title behind.

He should have taken those bills far away and had them exchanged for money of smaller denomination.

After the Mormon fiasco and the evaporation of the Fieldingites, another denomination took it.

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On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to denomination, such as: church, creed, cult, faith, persuasion, and religion.

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