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Religion or denomination Supporting beliefs Opposing beliefs
Note: This appendix combines Christian denominations, Christian theology, Christian practices and Christian interdenominational movements
Note: Arguments are listed only if they are specifically affirmed or denied by the respective denomination.
Note: Sub-groups are listed only with those doctrines that differ significantly in belief or execution from their parent denomination.
Note: This appendix lists official beliefs and practices where there is an appropriate authority. Actual beliefs may vary between individuals and congregations.
Note: Colors separate denominations. When multiple denominations are listed sharing colors or shades, it can be assumed they share any beliefs not specified otherwise with the first of each color or shade.

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Absolute inability People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve '
Adelphopoiesis Christians should perform adelphopoiesis '
Adelphopoiia Christians should perform adelphopoiesis '
Adoptionism Jesus of Nazareth was born an ordinary human and was eventally adopted by God the Father '
Adventism The Adventist interpretation of Biblical prophecies is correct
The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should observe the Sabbath as described in the Old Testament
Christians should practice water baptism
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus is entirely symbolic
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus will come to Earth again and then begin the thousand-year long reign predicted in the Book of Revelation
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
Souls are immortal according to Christian doctrine
Christadelphians The Bible is inerrant
Christian salvation requires baptism
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
Christian salvation is permanent
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
Satan exists
Souls are immortal according to Christian doctrine
Church of God (7th Day) God consists of the Father and the Son, separate beings, and the Holy Spirit is God's power
Jesus of Nazareth had a solely human nature prior to his resurrection
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Ellen G. White was a divinely inspired prophet
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jehovah's Witnesses The archangel Michael and Jesus Christ are the same entity
The Bible is inerrant
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
Christians should baptize in the name of Jesus
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should excommunicate people in certain circumstances
Christians should practice pacifism
The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
Heaven exists but Hell does not
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth had a real human body
Jesus of Nazareth had a solely human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was an ordinary human
Jesus the Son and God the Father are completely dissimilar in substance
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
People are individually responsible for accepting Christian beliefs or not
People have free will
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
People who have not attained Christian salvation are annihilated when they die
The resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth was entirely spiritual and not physical
Salvation comes from Christian faith and works
Satan exists
The typological interpretation of Old Testament prophecy is correct
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
All people will eventually attain Christian salvation
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
The Christian God created the universe less than 10,000 years ago
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christian salvation is permanent
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
People possess souls
People who have not achieved Christian salvation will undergo eternal torment once they are judged
The Pope is the spiritually supreme ordained leader in Christendom
Souls are immortal according to Christian doctrine
Sabbath Rest Advent Church God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Christians should refrain from using Western medicine to treat their health
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Advent Christian Church The Bible is inerrant
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible
Hell is a physical place where sinners undergo eternal torment
Primitive Advent Christian Church Christians should practice feet washing
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
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Church of God General Conference (Church of God of the Abrahamic Faith) God consists of the Father and the Son, separate beings, and the Holy Spirit is God's power
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Satan exists
Christ existed before Jesus
Church of the Blessed Hope ' The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
Satan exists
Seventh Day Adventism The archangel Michael and Jesus Christ are the same entity
The Bible is inerrant
The Christian God created the universe less than 10,000 years ago
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should observe the Sabbath on Saturday
Christians should practice feet washing
Ellen G. White was a divinely inspired prophet
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Humans have free will
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus is entirely symbolic
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
Satan exists
When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible
Christian salvation is permanent
The Christian God has predestined all events
Christians should all belong to the same church
Hell is a physical place where sinners undergo eternal torment
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Creation Seventh Day Adventist Christians should give one tenth of their income to their church
Christians should practice feet washing
Christians should practice the agape feast
God consists of the Father and the Son, separate beings, and the Holy Spirit is God's power
People can attain a life entirely free from sin
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Sabbath Rest Advent Church God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Christians should refrain from using Western medicine to treat their health
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Shepherd's Rod (Davidian Seventh-day Adventists) The Davidian interpretation of Biblical prophecies is correct '
Agape feast Christians should practice the agape feast '
Alexandrian theology Theoria is a process of intellectual contemplation that leads to communion with the Christian God '
Amillennialism The length of the thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is symbolic
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
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Amyraldianism Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise '
Amyraldism Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise '
Anabaptists The Bible is inerrant
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Christian God exists
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should refrain from serving in a government
Christians should refrain from swearing oaths
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
Christians should withdraw from contacting people whose beliefs differ from their own
The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
Glossolalia has a divine origin
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus is entirely symbolic
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Christians should practice pacifism
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Apostolic Christian Church Christians should avoid modern technology
Christians should excommunicate people in certain circumstances
Christians should practice the kiss of peace
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Bruderhof Communities (Church Communities International Christians should live communally '
Hutterites Christians should avoid modern technology
Christians should practice the kiss of peace
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Schwertler Anabaptists Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas Christians should refrain from serving in a government
Christians should practice pacifism
Christian anarchism Christians should practice pacifism
The teachings of Jesus of Nazareth amount to anarchism
Governments should perform certain functions
Anglicanism/Episcopalianism Apostolic succession continues today in the Anglican Church
The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should be confirmed when they reach the age of reason
Christians should draw on tradition to inform their practices
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus occurs in a strictly spiritual manner
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
Christians should use the version of the Nicene Creed with Filioque
Humans have free will
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Purgatory exists
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Porvoo Communion of Churches Apostolic succession continues today in the Porvoo Communion of Churches '
Anglo-Catholics Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should confess their sins to priests
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
Sydney Anglicanism (Anglican Diocese of Sydney) Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
The length of the thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is symbolic
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
The typological interpretation of Old Testament prophecy is correct
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Reformed Episcopal Church ' Women should be ordained in Christian churches
Anglican Catholic Church ' Women should be ordained in Christian churches
Annihilationism People who have not attained Christian salvation are annihilated when they die '
Anointing of the sick Christians should anoint people with oil '
Anomoeanism Jesus the Son and God the Father are completely dissimilar in substance '
Antelapsarianism God planned the fall of Adam and Eve '
Antinomianism The sufficiency of faith alone in achieving salvation means that Christians are not bound by any rules of morality '
Apollinarianism Jesus had a human body and lower soul but a divine mind '
Apollinarism Jesus had a human body and lower soul but a divine mind '
Apostolic succession Apostolic succession is a valid source of spiritual authority '
Arianism God consists of the Father, who existed before the Son, and with him, created the Holy Spirit
Jesus the Son and God the Father are alike but inequal in substance
The Son and the Holy Spirit are subordinate to the Father
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Arminianism All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus
All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfied the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
The Christian God has predestined all events
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Humans can resist grace given by God
Humans have free will
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
Christian asceticism Christians should practice asceticism '
Assyrian Church of the East Apostolic succession continues today in the Assyrian Church of the East
The Christian God exists
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had one unified nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Augustinianism People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will '
Baptism Christians should practice water baptism '
Baptists All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus
The Bible is inerrant
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
The Christian God relates to humanity through a series of Biblical covenants
Christian salvation is permanent
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus occurs is entirely symbolic
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
The length of the thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is symbolic
People are individually responsible for accepting Christian beliefs or not
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Satan exists
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
The Pope is the spiritually supreme ordained leader in Christendom
The Catholic Church is a source of scriptural and doctrinal authority
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Association of Grace Baptist Churches The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun '
Calvinistic Baptists (Reformed Baptists) Christian salvation is permanent
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Humans can resist grace given by God
Continental Baptist Churches Christian salvation is permanent
The laws of the Old Testament have been replaced by the New Testament and are no longer binding
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Humans can resist grace given by God
Free Will Baptists Christians should practice feet washing
Humans have free will
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
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Landmarckism The Baptists are the only valid form of Christian church '
Old Regular Baptists Christians should practice feet washing '
Primitive Baptists (Hard Shell Baptists/Anti-Mission Baptists/Old School Baptists) Christian salvation is permanent
Christians should practice feet washing
Christians should refrain from using musical instruments in worship
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Humans can resist grace given by God
Separate Baptists Christians should practice feet washing
Humans have free will
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
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Strict Baptists Christian salvation is permanent
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Humans can resist grace given by God
Seventh Day Baptists Christians should observe the Sabbath on Saturday '
Southern Baptist Convention Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
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Binitarianism God consists of the Father and the Son, separate beings, and the Holy Spirit is God's power
Jesus of Nazareth had a solely human nature prior to his resurrection
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Bogomilism The archangel Michael and Jesus Christ are the same entity
The Christian God exists
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
It is reasonable for Christians to worship in their homes instead of in churches
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was born an ordinary human and was eventally adopted by God the Father
Satan exists
The universe is divided into two parts, with the Christian God ruling over the spiritual world and Satan over the material world
In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus
Christians should venerate figures who are recognized as saints in Orthodox Christian traditions
Christians should venerate figures who are recognized as saints in the Catholic tradition
The Brethren (The Jim Roberts Group) The Christian God exists
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should practice asceticism
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should refrain from using Western medicine to treat their health
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Heaven and Hell exist
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Satan exists
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
People should treat their health with Western medicine
Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church Apostolic succession continues today in the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church
The Bible is inerrant
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should all belong to the same church
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Satan exists
People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
British Israelism Western European peoples are descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel '
Bullingerism The early Christian church lost four truths near the end of Paul's ministry Christians should practice water baptism
Calvinism The Christian God exists
The Christian God has predestined all events
Christians should be motivated solely by God's glory
Christians should practice water baptism
Christian salvation comes only through the will of God
The Christian God's choice on who to save is irresistable
Christian salvation is permanent
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus occurs in a strictly spiritual manner
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
People inherit Adam's guilt that arose from his fall in the Garden of Eden
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Salvation is given instaneously by God without cooperation from the saved
Salvation is possible only through Jesus, who is the sole mediator between God and humanity
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is a literally accurate prophecy
Presbyterianism The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus occurs in a strictly spiritual manner
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
Christian salvation is permanent
Humans have free will
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
The Pope is the spiritually supreme ordained leader in Christendom
The Catholic Church is a source of moral authority
The Catholic Church is a source of scriptural and doctrinal authority
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Reformed Churches Christians should follow some or all of the confessions and doctrines of the Reformed churches '
Polish Brethren The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Christian God exists

Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament]
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
People who have not attained Christian salvation are annihilated when they die
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfies the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
The Christian God has predestined all events
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Zwinglianism The Bible is inerrant
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus
People inherit Adam's guilt that arose from his fall in the Garden of Eden
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Cappadocian theology Theoria is an experience of truth and oneness with the Christian God; it is beyond rational understanding and comes from the embrace of the love of God '
Catharism The Christian God exists
Christians should refrain from swearing oaths
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Christians should practice pacifism
Christians should confess their sins to priests
Governments should execute certain criminals
Catholic Church The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
Apostolic succession continues today in the Assyrian Church of the East
Apostolic succession continues today in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Apostolic succession continues today in the Oriental Orthodox Church
Apostolic succession continues today in the Catholic Church
The Bible is inerrant
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should all belong to the same church
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should confess their sins to priests
Christians should draw on tradition to inform their practices
Christians should excommunicate people in certain circumstances
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should practice the kiss of peace
Christians should use the version of the Nicene Creed with Filioque
The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Humans can resist grace given by God
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Mary, mother of Jesus, ascended to Heaven upon her death
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
The Pope is the spiritually supreme ordained leader in Christendom
Purgatory exists
The Catholic Church is a source of moral authority
The Catholic Church is a source of scriptural and doctrinal authority
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
Satan exists
Souls are immortal according to Christian doctrine
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
Apostolic succession continues today in the Anglican Church
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
Ambrosian Rite People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion '
Latin Rite (Roman Catholic) Christians should be confirmed when they reach the age of reason
Christians should fast for one hour before receiving the Eucharist
People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
The sacrament of the Eucharist is received by the worshiper if only one part of the communion is consumed
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
Eastern Catholic Christians should be chrismated soon after baptism The sacrament of the Eucharist is received by the worshiper if only one part of the communion is consumed
Old Catholic Church Apostolic succession continues today in the Anglican Church
Apostolic succession continues today in the Old Catholic Church
Apostolic succession continues today in the Catholic Church
Christians should use the version of the Nicene Creed with Filioque
People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
Polish National Catholic Church ' Christians should confess their sins to priests
People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
Cessationism ' The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Charismatic movement Christian prophecy continues today
Christians should anoint people with oil
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Glossolalia has a divine origin
People should treat their health with faith healing
When they are baptized, people are filled with the Holy Spirit
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Charismatic Episcopal Church Apostolic succession continues today in the Charismatic Episcopal Church
The Bible is inerrant
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christian prophecy continues today
Christians should all belong to the same church
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Glossolalia has a divine origin
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Mary, mother of Jesus, ascended to Heaven upon her death
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
People should treat their health with faith healing
Satan exists
When they are baptized, people are filled with the Holy Spirit
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
Chiliasm The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is a literally accurate prophecy '
Christian and Missionary Alliance A. W. Tozer was a divinely inspired prophet
The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
The Bible is inerrant
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should endeavor to be filled with the Holy Spirit
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus will come to Earth again and then begin the thousand-year long reign predicted in the Book of Revelation
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
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Christian Identity The Christian God created the universe less than 10,000 years ago
Western European peoples are descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel
White people are superior to others
All people are equal in Christianity
Christian Science Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
God consists of three divine persons: God, Christ and the divine Science
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
People should treat their health with faith healing
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
People should treat their health with Western medicine
Satan exists
Christening Christians should practice water baptism '
Christus Victor The fall of Adam and Eve sent humanity to Satan's clutches, requiring a ransom to redeem them, for which Satan was tricked into accepting Jesus, not knowing that death could not bind him; this freed the souls of mankind and enabled salvation '
Closed communion The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers '
Communion Christians should perform the Eucharist '
Christian communism Christians should live communally '
Community of the Lady of All Nations Marie Paule Giguère is unified with the spirit of the Virgin Mary '
Complementarianism Men and women have differing roles in Christianity '
Conditional election The people selected by God for salvation are chosen because they exercise their free will to adhere to the Christian faith '
Conditional immortality People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality '
Conditional preservation of the saints It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith '
Conditional security It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith '
Conditionalism People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality '
Confessing Movement ' It is morally acceptable to engage in same-sex sexual behavior
Confession Christians should confess their sins to priests '
Consubstantiation In the Eucharist, bread and wine exists alongside the body and blood of Jesus '
Continuationism The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today '
Creationism The Christian God created the universe less than 10,000 years ago '
Christian Democracy Governments should perform certain functions
Societies should follow traditions
Societies should implement socialism
Societies should be governed based on secular ideas
Dispensationalism The Christian God relates to humanity through a series of Biblical covenants '
Divine Liturgy Christians should perform the Eucharist '
Docetism ' Jesus of Nazareth had a real human body
Dominionism Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Societies should implement Biblical law
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Donatism Christian sacraments are ineffective if the presiding minister is sinful '
Dynamic monarchianism Jesus of Nazareth was born an ordinary human and was eventally adopted by God the Father '
Dyotheletism Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature but only one will '
Dyothelitism Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature but only one will '
Eastern Orthodox Church The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
Apostolic succession continues today in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Apostolic succession continues today in the Catholic Church
The Christian God exists
Christian salvation occurs through moral transformation
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should practice the kiss of peace
Christians should pursue theosis
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
Heaven and Hell are in the same realm, in the presence of God, with the saved finding joy in his presence and the wicked suffering in it
Humans have free will
In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary, mother of Jesus, ascended to Heaven upon her death
Matters of Christian belief should be settled through a consensus among the collective consciousness of the Eastern Orthodox faith, the agreement of the Church Fathers, and the praxis of the Orthodox tradition
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Satan exists
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
When people die, they are sent to a temporary abode for the dead and either suffer or not as befitting until the resurrection of the dead prophesied in the Bible
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Bible is inerrant
Christians should use the version of the Nicene Creed with Filioque
Mary, mother of Jesus, ascended to Heaven upon her death
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
People inherit Adam's guilt that arose from his fall in the Garden of Eden
People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Purgatory exists
Souls are immortal according to Christian doctrine
Ecumenism Christians should all belong to the same church '
Efficacious grace ' Humans can resist grace given by God
Christian egalitarianism All people are equal in Christianity '
Entire sanctification Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature '
Eternal security Christian salvation is permanent
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
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Eucharist Christians should perform the Eucharist '
Evangelism Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith '
Excommunication Christians should excommunicate people in certain circumstances '
The Family of Love (The Family International, Children of God) Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God created the universe less than 10,000 years ago
The Christian God exists
Christian salvation is permanent
David Berg was a divinely inspired prophet
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
It is morally acceptable to engage in sexual activity outside of a marriage
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Karen Zerby is a divinely inspired prophet
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Five Points of Calvinism Christian salvation is permanent
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Humans can resist grace given by God
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Five solas The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
Christian salvation comes only through the will of God
Christians should be motivated solely by God's glory
Salvation is possible only through Jesus, who is the sole mediator between God and humanity
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Free grace ' It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
Futurism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew are symbolic '
Full preterism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew happened in the first century CE '
Gnosticism Salvation comes from knowledge of the Christian conception of God '
Governmental theory The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people despite his suffering being disproportionate '
Grace Movement The early Christian church lost four truths near the end of Paul's ministry
Christians should practice water baptism
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Hebrew Roots Christians should observe the Sabbath as described in the Old Testament The laws of the Old Testament have been replaced by the New Testament and are no longer binding
Henophysitism Jesus of Nazareth had one unified nature consisting of separate but united human and divine aspects '
Heteroousianism Jesus the Son and God the Father are substantially different '
Hispanicus error Jesus of Nazareth was born an ordinary human and was eventally adopted by God the Father '
Holiness movement The Bible is inerrant
Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
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Home church movement It is reasonable for Christians to worship in their homes instead of in churches '
Homoiousianism Jesus the Son and God the Father are alike but inequal in substance '
Homoousianism Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance '
Hyper-dispensationalism The early Christian church lost four truths near the end of Paul's ministry Christians should practice water baptism
Hyper-preterism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew happened in the first century CE '
Hypnopsychism When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible '
Hypothetical universalism Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise '
Christian idealism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew are symbolic '
Immaculate Conception Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin '
Immersion baptism People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion '
Biblical inerrancy The Bible is inerrant '
Biblical infallibility The Bible is inerrant
The Bible is only always accurate on matters of Christian faith and practice
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Infralapsarianism God foresaw but did not cause the fall of Adam and Eve '
Irresistible grace ' Humans can resist grace given by God
Jansenism Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
The Christian God has predestined all events
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
Humans may exercise their free will to choose Christian salvation
People have the capacity to achieve salvation through their own will
Kenosis Christ shed certain divine attributes during his time on Earth as Jesus '
Kiss of peace Christians should practice the kiss of peace '
Latter Rain Christians should practice the agape feast
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Glossolalia has a divine origin
The Christian God relates to humanity through a series of Biblical covenants
LDS Church After death, people are placed in whichever one of three degrees of glory is appropriate for their Christian faith and good works
All of the Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have been divinely inspired prophets
The Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price are inspired scripture
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
The Christian God exists
Christian salvation requires baptism
Christians should abstain from alcohol
Christians should abstain from coffee
Christians should abstain from illegal drug use
Christians should abstain from tea
Christians should abstain from tobacco
Christians can achieve exaltation
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should give one tenth of their income to their church
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
The Godhead consists of three separate beings: God the father, Jesus and the Holy Ghost
The intelligence of individuals existed before their mortal lives
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
Joseph Smith was a divinely inspired prophet
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People can be baptized by proxy
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Satan exists
Souls are immortal according to Christian doctrine
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Community of Christ The Godhead consists of three united divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
The most accurate version of the Bible is the Joseph Smith Translation
Adam was an aspect of the Christian God and fathered Jesus
All of the Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have been divinely inspired prophets
Christians can achieve exaltation
Mormon Fundamentalism (Apostolic United Brethren/Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) Adam was an aspect of the Christian God and fathered Jesus
Black people should be excluded from Christian priesthood
Christians should practice polygamy
All of the Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have been divinely inspired prophets
Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement Homosexuality should be treated the same as heterosexuality
It is morally acceptable to engage in same-sex sexual behavior
It is morally acceptable to have a homosexual orientation
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Libertarian Christianity Societies should only enforce negative rights
Societies should practice capitalism
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Limited atonement The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation '
Love feast Christians should practice the agape feast '
Lutheranism The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christian salvation comes only through the will of God
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should be motivated solely by God's glory
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
In the Eucharist, the bread and wine are united with the body and blood of Jesus
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
People are judged by the Christian God immediately after they die
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
People who have not achieved Christian salvation will undergo eternal torment once they are judged
Salvation is given instaneously by God without cooperation from the saved
Salvation is possible only through Jesus, who is the sole mediator between God and humanity
Satan exists
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
Humans have free will
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is a literally accurate prophecy
American Association of Lutheran Churches The Bible is inerrant
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
When they are baptized, people are filled with the Holy Spirit
Anglo-Lutheran Catholic Church Apostolic succession continues today in the Lutheran Church
The Bible is inerrant
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should confess their sins to priests
The Pope is the spiritually supreme ordained leader in Christendom
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Confessional Lutheranism (International Lutheran Council/Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference) The Bible is inerrant
Christians should follow the Book of Concord because it comports with the Bible
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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Christians should all belong to the same church The Bible is inerrant
High Church Lutheranism (Evangelical Catholic) Apostolic succession continues today in the Lutheran Church
Christians should all belong to the same church
Jesus was used as a ransom to allow for all people to achieve salvation
People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod The Bible is inerrant
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should follow the Book of Concord because it comports with the Bible
The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is a literally accurate prophecy
Porvoo Communion of Churches Apostolic succession continues today in the Porvoo Communion of Churches '
Christian materialism When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible '
Mennonites Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should excommunicate people in certain circumstances
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Heaven and Hell exist
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Christians should practice pacifism
Satan exists
The Catholic Church is a source of moral authority
The Catholic Church is a source of scriptural and doctrinal authority
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Reformed Mennonite The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christians should avoid modern technology
Christians should wear plain clothes
Christians should withdraw from contacting people whose beliefs differ from their own
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Old Order Mennonite (Amish) The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christians should avoid modern technology
Christians should practice asceticism
Christians should practice feet washing
Christians should refrain from swearing oaths
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
Christians should wear plain clothes
Christians should withdraw from contacting people whose beliefs differ from their own
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
People should use force to protect themselves from attackers
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Holdeman Mennonites) Christians should all belong to the same church
Christians should avoid modern technology
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should practice feet washing
Christians should wear plain clothes
Christians should shun people who have been excommunicated
Christians should withdraw from contacting people whose beliefs differ from their own
Christian salvation is permanent
Stauffer Mennonites Christians should avoid modern technology
Christians should shun people who have been excommunicated
Christians should wear plain clothes
Christians should withdraw from contacting people whose beliefs differ from their own
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Message Believers (Branhamism) The Christian God consists of one entity
Christians should baptize in the name of Jesus
Christians should practice water baptism
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Glossolalia has a divine origin
Humans have free will
Men and women have differing roles in Christianity
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
William M. Branham was a divinely inspired prophet
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Messianic Judaism The Bible is inerrant
The Christian God exists
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew will happen in the future
The existence of an omniscient deity confutes the idea that humans have free will
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Methodism (Wesleyanism) All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus
All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfied the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
Apostolic succession continues today in Methodist churches
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
The Bible is only always accurate on matters of Christian faith and practice
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should draw on tradition to inform their practices
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Good works inevitably follow salvation achieved through Christian faith
Humans can resist grace given by God
Humans have free will
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus is entirely symbolic
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
People can attain a life entirely free from sin
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen because they exercise their free will to adhere to the Christian faith
Satan exists
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
Women should be ordained in Christian churches
The Apocrypha are equally valid as the other books of the Old Testament
Christian salvation is permanent
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
The process of Christian sanctification is never complete
Purgatory exists
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Calvinist Methodists/Presbyterian Church of Wales/Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion Christian salvation is permanent
People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will
The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
Humans can resist grace given by God
Evangelical Church in North America/Free Methodist Church The Bible is inerrant
Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
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United Methodist Church Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
In the Eucharist, the change of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus occurs in a strictly spiritual manner
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
People who have not achieved Christian salvation will undergo eternal torment once they are judged
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
Metousiosis In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus '
Miaphysitism Jesus of Nazareth had one unified nature consisting of separate but united human and divine aspects '
Midtribulationism The Rapture will occur halfway through the Great Tribulation '
Millenarianism The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is a literally accurate prophecy '
Millerism Jesus will return on October 22, 1844 '
Modalism The Christian God consists of one entity that appears in three different modes '
Moderate Calvinism Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise '
Molinism The existence of an omniscient deity confutes the idea that humans have free will '
Monarchianism The Christian God consists of one entity '
Monergism Salvation is given instaneously by God without cooperation from the saved '
Monophysitism Jesus of Nazareth had one indivisible nature '
Monotheletism Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature but only one will '
Monothelitism Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature but only one will '
Moral influence theory The sacrifice of Jesus allows people to achieve salvation because of the inspiring moral influence that his life, death and resurrection had on humanity '
Moravian Church Apostolic succession continues today in the Moravian Church
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice the agape feast
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Christian sacraments are ineffective if the presiding minister is sinful
Christians should confess their sins to priests
Christians should refrain from using musical instruments in worship
People may exercise their free will to choose Christian salvation
People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Christian mortalism When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible '
Christian naturism The Bible supports abstaining from wearing clothes '
Neo-charismatic movement Christian prophecy continues today
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Glossolalia has a divine origin
People should treat their health with faith healing
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Nestorianism Jesus of Nazareth had distinct and separate human and divine natures '
New Covenant theology The laws of the Old Testament have been replaced by the New Testament and are no longer binding '
Nunc-millennialism The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun '
Once saved, always saved It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith '
Open communion ' The Eucharist should be closed to nonbelievers
Oriental Orthodox Church Apostolic succession continues today in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Apostolic succession continues today in the Oriental Orthodox Church
The Christian God exists
Christians should observe Christmas
Christians should observe Easter
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice the kiss of peace
Heaven and Hell are in the same realm, in the presence of God, with the saved finding joy in his presence and the wicked suffering in it
In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had one unified nature consisting of separate but united human and divine aspects
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary, mother of Jesus, ascended to Heaven upon her death
Sacred traditions passed down through apostolic succession have equal authority as the Bible
Satan exists
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Antiochian Catholic Church in America Women should be ordained in Christian churches People ordained in a Christian church must remain celibate
Original sin People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve '
Orthodox preterism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew mostly came true in the first century CE; however, the second coming of Jesus and the resurrection of the dead have not happened yet '
Christian pacifism Christians should practice pacifism '
Paleo-orthodoxy Christians should return to the ways of the early church '
Partial preterism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew mostly came true in the first century CE; however, the second coming of Jesus and the resurrection of the dead have not happened yet '
Particular judgment People are judged by the Christian God immediately after they die '
Patripassionism It was God the Father who suffered on Earth as Jesus, and not the Son '
Paulicianism The Christian God exists
Christians should practice asceticism
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was born an ordinary human and was eventally adopted by God the Father
Satan exists
The universe is divided into two parts, with the Christian God ruling over the spiritual world and Satan over the material world
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
Pelagianism People have the capacity to achieve salvation through their own will People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Penal substitution The sacrifice of Jesus allowed people to achieve salvation because he took the punishment that would otherwise be due to him '
Pentecostalism All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus
All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfied the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
The Bible is inerrant
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
The Christian God exists
Christian prophecy continues today
Christians should anoint people with oil
Christians should endeavor to be filled with the Holy Spirit
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Glossolalia has a divine origin
Good works inevitably follow salvation achieved through Christian faith
Heaven and Hell exist
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should treat their health with faith healing
When they are baptized, people are filled with the Holy Spirit
Satan exists
Christian salvation is permanent
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Baptistic/Finished Work/Reformed Pentecostal (Assemblies of God; International Church of the Foursquare Gospel) Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
The process of Christian sanctification is never complete
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Oneness Pentecostalism (United Pentecostal Church International/Pentecostal Assemblies of the World) The Christian God consists of one entity
Christians should baptize in the name of Jesus
People must be baptized in order to achieve salvation
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Wesleyan Pentecostalism (Church of God in Christ; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)) Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Jesus will come to Earth again and then begin the thousand-year long reign predicted in the Book of Revelation
The process of Christian sanctification is never complete
Christian perfection Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature '
Perseverance of the saints Christian salvation is permanent
It is possible for a person who has truly achieved salvation to lose it through a lack of Christian faith
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Pneumatomachi (Macedonians, Semi-Arians, Tropici) The Christian God consists of the Father and the Son, with the Holy Spirit being a separate and lesser spiritual entity
Jesus the Son and God the Father are alike but inequal in substance
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Postlapsarianism God foresaw but did not cause the fall of Adam and Eve '
Postmillennialism Jesus will return to Earth at the end of the thousand-year long period predicted in the Book of Revelation '
Postredemptionism Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise '
Posttribulationism The Rapture will occur at the end of the Great Tribulation '
Predestination The Christian God has predestined all events '
Premillennialism Jesus will come to Earth again and then begin the thousand-year long reign predicted in the Book of Revelation '
Pretribulationism The Rapture will occur before the Great Tribulation begins '
Pre-existence of Christ Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth '
Preterism The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew happened in the first century CE '
Christian primitivism Christians should return to the ways of the early church '
Propitiatory theory All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfied the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation '
Psilanthropism Jesus of Nazareth was an ordinary human '
Psychopannychism When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible '
Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) All people are equal in Christianity
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
Christians should refrain from swearing oaths
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Christians should practice pacifism
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
Christians should observe Easter
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Central Yearly Meeting of Friends All people will eventually attain Christian salvation
Christians can undergo sanctification that results in the cleansing of their inner sinful nature
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Conservative Quakers Christians should wear plain clothes The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
The Bible is inerrant
The Christian God has predestined all events
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Evangelical Friends International All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfies the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
The Bible is inerrant
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of all people
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Friends General Conference (Liberal Quakers) ' Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
Friends United Meeting (Gurneyite Friends) The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
People who have attained salvation through Christian faith are given immortality
People who have not achieved Christian salvation will undergo eternal torment once they are judged
The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew will happen in the future
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus
Quatenus Christians should follow the Book of Concord because it comports with the Bible '
Quia Christians should follow the Book of Concord because it comports with the Bible '
Quietism People can achieve perfection through self-annihilating and absorbing their souls into the Christian God, through a process of passivity and inner contemplation '
Quiverfull movement ' It is morally acceptable for Christians to choose childlessness
Radical corruption People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will '
Ransom theory The fall of Adam and Eve sent humanity to Satan's clutches, requiring a ransom to redeem them, for which Satan was tricked into accepting Jesus, not knowing that death could not bind him; this freed the souls of mankind and enabled salvation '
Realized millennialism The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun '
Recapitulation theory Jesus recapitulated Adam's circumstances but did not betray God's trust, thereby overturning the stain of Adam's mistake and allowing people to achieve salvation '
Reconstructionism The Christian God relates to humanity through a series of Biblical covenants
Jesus will return to Earth at the end of the thousand-year long period predicted in the Book of Revelation
Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Societies should implement Biblical law
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Restoration Movement All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus
The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Christian God exists
Christians should all belong to the same church
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Churches of Christ (Christian Churches) The Bible is inerrant
Christians should all belong to the same church
Christians should refrain from using musical instruments in worship
The length of the thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation is symbolic
The thousand year-long reign of Jesus predicted in the Book of Revelation has already begun
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Disciples of Christ (The Christian Church/The Disciples) Christians should return to the ways of the early church Christians should refrain from using musical instruments in worship
Restorationism Christians should return to the ways of the early church '
Sabbatarianism Christians should observe the Sabbath as described in the Old Testament '
Sabellianism The Christian God consists of one entity that appears in three different modes '
Sacramental union In the Eucharist, the bread and wine are united with the body and blood of Jesus '
Satisfaction theory All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfied the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation '
School of Saumur Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise '
Schwarzenau Brethren (German Baptist, Church of the Brethren) All people will eventually attain Christian salvation
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should anoint the sick with oil
Christians should baptize in the name of the Trinity
Christians should practice water baptism
Christians should practice feet washing
Christians should practice the agape feast
Christians should practice the kiss of peace
Christians should practice triune baptism
Christians should return to the ways of the early church
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
People should only be baptized into the Christian faith through full body immersion
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Christians should practice pacifism
Satan exists
People should use force to protect themselves from attackers
The Brethren Church Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith '
Brethren Reformed Church The Bible contains all of the knowledge necessary to attain salvation
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Christian God relates to humanity through a series of Biblical covenants
Christian salvation comes only through the will of God
Christian salvation is permanent
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth is a substitute for the sins of people who are predestined to achieve salvation
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Though all people are eligible for salvation, God must choose those to whom he will bring faith because no one would accept salvation otherwise
When they are baptized, people are filled with the Holy Spirit
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Brethren Revival Fellowship The Bible is inerrant
Christians should endeavor to convince others of their faith
Christians should wear plain clothes
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Grace Brethren Church Christian salvation is permanent '
Old German Baptist Brethren Christians should observe the Sabbath on Saturday '
Seventh Day German Baptist Church Christians should observe the Sabbath on Saturday '
Semi-Arianism Jesus the Son and God the Father are alike but inequal in substance '
Semi-Pelagianism People have the capacity to enter the Christian faith but require the grace of God to achieve salvation '
Shunning Christians should shun people who have been excommunicated '
Sign of peace Christians should practice the kiss of peace '
Simple church movement It is reasonable for Christians to worship in their homes instead of in churches '
Christian socialism Societies should implement socialism '
Socinianism The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
The Christian God exists
Christians should observe the Sabbath as described in the Old Testament
Heaven exists but Hell does not
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament]
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
The omniscience of the Christian God is limited to definite events and does not cover every eventuality
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
People who have not attained Christian salvation are annihilated when they die
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfies the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
The Christian God has predestined all events
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Sola fide Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation '
Sola gratia Christian salvation comes only through the will of God '
Sola scriptura The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine '
Soli Deo gloria Christians should be motivated solely by God's glory '
Solus Christus Salvation is possible only through Jesus, who is the sole mediator between God and humanity '
Soul sleep When people die, their souls are unconscious and dormant until being resurrected on the day of judgment predicted in the Bible '
Sublapsarianism God foresaw but did not cause the fall of Adam and Eve '
Subordinationism The Son and the Holy Spirit are subordinate to the Father '
Supralapsarianism God planned the fall of Adam and Eve '
The New Church (Swedenborgianism) The Christian God consists of one entity
The Christian God exists
Christians should perform the Eucharist
Christians should practice water baptism
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
People should only be baptized when they choose to be Christian
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Salvation comes from good works and faith in any religion
Satan exists
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Synergism People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation '
Thnetopsychism When people die, their souls and bodies both remain dead until the day of judgment described in the Bible '
Theonomy Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Societies should implement Biblical law
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Tithing Christians should give one tenth of their income to their church '
Christian Torah-Submission Christians should observe the Sabbath as described in the Old Testament The laws of the Old Testament have been replaced by the New Testament and are no longer binding
Total corruption People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will '
Total depravity People are enslaved to sin and cannot be saved from it by their own will '
Transubstantiation In the Eucharist, bread and wine changes into the body and blood of Jesus '
Transignification In the Eucharist, bread and wine incorporates the significance of the body and blood of Jesus without physical change '
Trinitarianism God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit '
Tritheism The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are three separate entities '
Ultra-dispensationalism The early Christian church lost four truths near the end of Paul's ministry Christians should practice water baptism
Unconditional election The people selected by God for salvation are chosen without regard to any quality on their part '
Unction Christians should anoint people with oil '
Unification Church (Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity; pejoratively called the Moonies) All people will eventually attain Christian salvation
The Christian God exists
Christians should all belong to the same church
The Exposition of the Divine Principle is inspired scripture
Humans have free will
Jesus avenged the fall of Adam by overthrowing Satan, thereby allowing people to overcome sin and achieve salvation
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
People can communicate with those who have died
People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew will happen in the future
Satan exists
Sun Myung Moon is a divinely inspired prophet
The death and resurrection of Jesus was a necessity pre-ordained by God
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Unitarianism The Christian God consists of one entity '
Unitarianism (specific denomination)
Most Unitarian churches reject the idea of doctrine, and include parishioners who do not subscribe to the listed beliefs, which are the historical basis for the Unitarian denomination.
The Christian God consists of one entity
The Christian God exists
Humans have free will
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth had a solely human nature
All people can achieve salvation because of the martyrdom of Jesus, which satisfies the requisite punishment that would otherwise prevent salvation
The Bible is inerrant
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
Unitarian Universalist Association
Unitarian Universalism is not a strictly Christian denomination. This list solely covers their beliefs as they relate to Christianity.
All people will eventually attain Christian salvation '
Universalist Church of America
Unitarian Universalism is not a strictly Christian denomination. This list solely covers their beliefs as they relate to Christianity.
All people will eventually attain Christian salvation Societies should be governed based on Christian ideas
Universal atonement All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus
All people will eventually attain Christian salvation
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Universal Life Church World Headquarters Apostolic succession continues today in the Universal Life Church
The Bible is inerrant
The Bible is the only infallible source of knowledge about Christian doctrine
Christian faith alone is sufficient to achieve salvation
The Christian God exists
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Jesus of Nazareth had both a divine and human nature
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
Jesus the Son and God the Father are equal in substance
Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus
Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without original sin
People must work with the Christian God to achieve salvation
People possess a state of sin that originates from the fall of Adam and Eve
The predictions described in the Book of Revelation, the Book of Daniel, and the Gospels of Mark and Matthew will happen in the future
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Universal reconciliation All people will eventually attain Christian salvation '
Universal salvation All people will eventually attain Christian salvation '
Universalism All people will eventually attain Christian salvation '
Unlimited atonement All people are able to achieve salvation because of the sacrifice of Jesus '
Christian vegetarianism ' It is morally acceptable to eat meat
Verbal dictation The Bible is the word of God, and the only role humans played in its authorship was mechanical '
Vineyard Movement The gifts of the Holy Spirit are still correctly practiced today '
Virgin Birth Mary was a virgin when she gave birth to Jesus '
The Way International The Bible was infallibly inspired by God, but has been corrupted by human errors through mistranslation
The Christian God exists
Christians should give one tenth of their income to their church
Glossolalia has a divine origin
Jesus of Nazareth died and was resurrected
Jesus of Nazareth was the messiah whose coming was foretold in the Old Testament
The most accurate translation of the New Testament comes from The Way International Biblical Research Team
People who have not attained Christian salvation will be annihilated during the Great Tribulation foretold in the Book of Revelation
The Way International teaches accurate information about the Bible and Christian theology
When people die, their souls and bodies both remain dead until the day of judgment described in the Bible
Christ existed before Jesus of Nazareth
Christians should practice water baptism
God consists of three divine persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit
Salvation comes from Christian faith and good works
Christian Zionism All Jews should move to Israel '


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