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The Catholic Church and its teachings and views on specific subjects.
Exegesis is the interpretation of a Biblical text, to explore its meaning, significance and relevance. Most exegesis questions should be asked at the Biblical Hermeneutics site; exegesis questions on …
"Biblical basis" is the way in which a practice or belief is derived from Scripture. Use this tag to ask how Christians use the Bible to derive a specific belief.
For questions about the life of Jesus, including his birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension. Use [christology] for questions about his nature, his offices, and his relationship with God …
The history of the Church following the book of Acts
Questions about the history, composition and canon of the Bible. Don't use this tag for beliefs and practices in the Bible.
The nature of God includes all aspects and characteristics attributed directly to the person of God, possibly including all the omni- aspects (e.g. omniscience), love, hate, persons (e.g. the Trinity)…
Protestantism is a broad tradition referring to the churches which broke from the Roman Catholic Church during the 16th Century and those that descended from them.
The study of the mechanisms by which an individual is saved.
Use for questions about the history, teachings, doctrine, or practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly called Mormons. The LDS faith recognizes as canonical several books …
For questions related to history generally. Use the [church-history] tag for the history of the post-NT church.
The doctrine of the three-personhood of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; who, though existing in three distinct persons and work towards different arenas, are the same God, of the same mind, and the…
Sin is an act or state of disobedience towards God.
The branch of Christian theology relating to the person, nature, and role of Christ. For questions about the life of Jesus, use [life-of-jesus].
Genesis is the first book of the Old Testament, a narrative starting with creation.
A branch of Protestantism emphasizing the sovereignty of God and his covenants with humanity. Also known as Calvinism.
Doctrine, practice, saints and other topics around Eastern Orthodox (Greek, Russian etc.) Church.
questions regarding the meaning or usage of Christian terminology
The book of the Bible describing Jesus' life, usually attributed to Matthew.
Relating to first several centuries of the Christian church; usually considered to end in the 4th century
The way in which believers communicate to God
The Old Testament is comprised of the writings of ancient Israel held sacred by both Jews and Christians.
An account of the public ministry of Jesus according to his disciple/apostle John
Mary (the mother of Jesus)
for questions about attitudes and doctrines regarding marriage. For questions relating specifically to same-sex marriage and polygamy, use the appropriate tags.
the part of theology concerned with the final events in history
A sacrament initiated by Jesus where his followers remember his death on the cross by eating bread and wine
A ritual or symbol of admission to the body of Christians, generally performed by immersion or sprinkling with water.
For surveys of Christian denominations. For the concept of "denomination," see [denomination], and for comparing denominations, use [comparative-christianity]
The process whereby God brought the heavens and the earth, and all of their diverse contents, into existence
Heaven is a place of eternal life, in the presence of God.
The theology, or doctrine, of the Holy Spirit. For the majority of Christians, the Holy Spirit is a person of the Holy Trinity – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – and is Almighty God.
Theologians and church leaders of the post-apostolic period up to the 7th century.
to ask for help to find the source of a quote, or to find a works by Christian scholars and authors on particular topics. Do not use this tag to ask for Bible verses on a topic.
The group known as the Jehovah's Witnesses was founded in the 1870s. They originally called themselves Bible Students, but they changed to their current name in 1931.
Referring to one of the two historical sources of theology (Scripture, Tradition). Relates to questions that ask about practices that have historically been the norm, and typically looking for an ori…