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Are there any Christian denominations that consider LDS (Mormons) to be Christians?

The official positions of at least several major denominations do indeed hold that the theology of Latter Day Saints is not Christian: RCC the Mormons are not to be considered as belonging to an &...
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Is creatio ex nihilo accepted theology for all mainstream Christian denominations?

There are only a few alternatives to a universe that was created by God from nothing: The universe spontaneously came into existence completely aside from God. While this may be the position of some ...
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Do any Christian denominations believe in a "duality" rather than a trinity?

Historically, there was a group of persons who claimed to be Christians, but denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit. They were derided by orthodox Christians as Pneumatomachoi (literally, “those who ...
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Secular Music and Christian Standards?

Philippians 4:8 is an excellent guide when considering whether the lyrics in a song, or the words in a book, or a television programme, are appropriate for a Christian to read/see: Finally, brothers, ...
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Are there modern cases (1900 - present) of heavenly visitations recognized and endorsed by a denomination?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has several cases of heavenly visitations that are recognized and endorsed, but only one comes to mind that is after 1900 (doesn't explicitly state ...
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What type of church or Christian would a Rob Bell follower be or attend?

According to terminology promolgated by Mark Driscoll and Ed Stetzer, Rob Bell has been identified as part of the Revisionist stream of the Emerging Church movement: Revisionists are theologically ...
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From the perspective of Roman Catholicism, what do Orthodox churches have to do to become "Eastern Catholic Churches"?

The Vatican II document which talks about the Eastern Churches is Orientalium Ecclesiarium. In it, the Conciliar Fathers turn their attention to these Churches and their Orthodox counterparts. In ...
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Which non LDS Christian denominations believe in baptism after death?

I love your question and hope others take the time to respond. This is what I found: Believe in Baptism for the Dead Early Christian church - Baptisms performed until forbidden by Councils of ...
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What mainstream sects object to infant baptism?

Paedobaptism is the practice of baptising infants. The Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Coptic and Oriental Orthodox Churches, Lutheran Churches, Anglican and Episcopal Churches ...
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Are there modern cases (1900 - present) of heavenly visitations recognized and endorsed by a denomination?

About the experience At the outset, denominations would not automatically say that these experiences have no value to the people who experience them, but that they should be careful on how to ...
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Are there any Christian groups or denominations that believe that non-Christians have access to the power of the Holy Spirit?

Addressing some misunderstanding Speaking from mainstream (Trinitarian) groups, your question contains several implicit misunderstandings leading to the framing of your question: Holy Spirit is a ...
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Which Christian denominations believe Jesus is buried in Japan?

Which Christian denominations believe Jesus is buried in Japan? The short answer is that no Christian denomination believe in this myth. The Tomb of Jesus Christ in Shinzo, Japan has nothing to do ...
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Which Christian denominations believe Jesus is buried in Japan?

The alleged burial site of Jesus in Japan has no connection with the Kakure Christians. The Kakure(=hiding) Christians had stayed from the 17th to 19th century in the western end of Japan and the ...
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Do any denominations teach that the Pope is an antichrist?

Answering from an American Reformed perspective: The Westminster Confession of Faith (along with its accompanying Larger and Shorter Catechisms) is, to varying degrees, the "official" ...
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Which denominations dislike pictures of people?

Amish and Old Order Mennonites disapprove of pictures of people. Stricter orders will not have family photos, and some, if you try to take a picture of them going about their business, will turn away ...
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Do any denominations use the full form of INRI?

Do any denominations use the full form of INRI? The short answer is yes. First of all, there are several denominations that have the tradition of have of displaying crucifixes in their church, such ...
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Do any denominations teach that humans exist before birth?

I'm not sure if you'd include Mormonism as a Christian denomination, but the Mormon church definitely believes this. They believe that people were "Heavenly Father's" spirit children in heaven, who ...
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Is there any quiz or tool that identifies the denomination which is closest to my personal beliefs?

Is there any quiz or tool that identifies the denomination which is closest to my personal beliefs? Absolutely, but the true problem here is that there are so many denominations and subsets of those ...
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Does any non-Catholic denomination maintain Altar Lamp, following Lev 6:12-13?

Does any non-Catholic denomination maintain Altar Lamp, following Lev 6:12-13? The Orthodox Churches have vigil lights, just like Catholic Churches to indicate that that Christ is present in the Holy ...
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Can I be baptized as a non-Catholic Christian if I was baptized as a Catholic when I was little?

It's going to depend on the denomination you want to be baptized by. For denominations that accept infant baptism you have no need to be rebaptized. Your Catholic baptism is a valid Christian baptism....
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Which non LDS Christian denominations believe in baptism after death?

According to Philip Schaff, the Marcionites c150 CE practiced "baptism for the dead". "The Marcionites practiced sometimes vicarious baptism for the dead. Their baptism was not recognized by the ...
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Which denominations believe in eternal marriage?

Christian denominations that believe that human marriages are, or can be, eternal: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The General Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian) The General ...
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Which groups believe that Jesus is a Created Being?

There are several denominations who believe that Jesus is a created being. Jehovah’s Witnesses are probably the most vocal in their belief that Jesus, in his pre-mortal existence, was created by ...
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What denominations apply the doctrine Nuda Scriptura?

Historical background of Solo/Nuda Scriptura Keith Mathison wrote a paper Solo Scriptura: The Difference a Vowel Makes published in the journal Modern Reformation Vol 16 Issue 2 (March/April 2007) to ...
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Which Christian branches/sects have information about their belief system hidden from new members but revealed to established ones?

Which Christian branches/sects have information about their belief system hidden from new members but revealed to established ones? Historically this has been done in the early days of Christianity. ...
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Which church/denomination do most writers of GotQuestions, Creation Ministries International and Answers in Genesis belong to?

Kris has given you an excellent answer (+1) but I want to add to the information about Got Questions because I have been a writer for them since 2012. According to their mission statement, they are ...
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Can demons manifest in bodily form in the physical, just like angels do in the Bible?

Can demons manifest in bodily form in the physical(?), just like angels do in the Bible? Catholicism accepts the possibility that Satan and the Demons may appear to men, just like the Holy Angels. ...
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Do any Christian groups or denominations teach reliable methods for scientifically minded individuals to seek and find God?

The "proof" of God's existence is that anything exists at all. I understand that there are many refutations of the ontological argument and that this will not satisfy the purely scientific ...
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How do different denominations explain the apparent silence or hiddenness of God in our time?

To prevent your question being closed down (for not being 'aimed' at a particular group within Christianity), I am going to answer as one who believes that God does, indeed, communicate in certain ...
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Are there any Christian groups or denominations that believe that non-Christians have access to the power of the Holy Spirit?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints believe anyone can feel the power of the Holy Ghost. All honest seekers of the truth can feel the influence of the Holy Ghost, leading them to Jesus ...
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