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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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Do any Protestant denominations recognize Latter Day Saints as Christians?

Multiple definitions of Christian Despite meaning "those who belong to Christ" word Christian is often regarded to mean "Christ-like". On some level, this means that any religious movement or group ...
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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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What are the most prominent christologies in all of Christendom?

Approximately 97% of Christians belong to Trinitarian denominations, so it's a reasonable view that there are no other prominent Christologies at all. However let's ignore that argument, and consider ...
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What are the most prominent christologies in all of Christendom?

Unitarian Subordinationism - Sometimes simply called "Subordinationism," it is thought that this view may have actually been the dominant view of the Eastern Fathers until the Arian controversy. (...
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Do any denominations take "turn the other cheek" as a literal command to be followed?

No denomination simply ignores this verse. No major Christian teachers say to ignore Jesus' teachings. But given the different hermeneutical approaches of different people, there will be different ...
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Are there any followers of Catharism today?

Full followers of Catharism were known as 'Perfects'. They would commit to a specific ascetic lifestyle, and would on their death ascend to heaven. Other lesser followers of Catharism would be ...
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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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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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Does "Positive Christianity" still exist?

Positive Christianity was actually a movement that existed prior to the Nazi's rise to power, but it underwent a mass of redefinitions by the Nazi's. Positive Christianity did not die with Hitler and ...
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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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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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Are there any major Protestant denominations that have rejected salvation by faith alone?

I intend to respond considering primarily the 'mainstream' Protestant denominations, with minimal (if any) reference to the more obscure sects. This is because I think the term 'Protestant' belongs to ...
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Is there any denomination that fully embraces Dispensational Premillennialism?

Dispensationalism tends to be most prevalent in baptist, charismatic, and non-denominational churches. However, the largest baptist and charismatic denominations (like the Southern Baptist Convention ...
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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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Does God care about Denominational differences?

What saves a person is God's salvation that He has procured for us through His Son, Jesus Christ, and the faith that trusts in this grace of God (cf. Ephesians 2:1-10). That is, we have faith that ...
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Which denominations would say that Jesus weeps for the souls in Hell?

The Scripture does tell us that Jesus can be sorrowful enough to cry: When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled. ...
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Which denominations allow abortions, and why?

Protestant Denominations Wikipedia states that Protestant denominations that support abortion rights include the United Church of Christ, the United Methodist Church, the Episcopalian Church, and the ...
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Why do people call Mary Magdalene the "Black Madonna"?

Mary Magdalene is known as the "Black Madonna" and conflated with a fertility goddess (Isis, the Black Goddess) in Gnostic thought, popular among Templars and Cathars back in the day and with more ...
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Do any denominations besides the United Church of God commemorate Jesus' death on a Wednesday?

The Bible does not say on which day of the week Jesus was crucified. There are therefore three views of crucifixion day held currently: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with Friday being the most ...
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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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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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How do Christians that do not believe in inerrancy interpret the Bible?

The doctrine of biblical inerrancy is very recent in Christian history First, let's put biblical inerrancy into perspective. Two centuries or so ago, and for all of Christian history before that, ...
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What churches identify themselves as being Modalist?

The label modalist has been so strongly stigmatised over the millennia that we shouldn't expect to find anyone who calls themselves one now. Regardless of whether it is in reality a correct or ...
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Is Genesis 18 regarded as a Theophany of the Trinity by any denomination?

According to Augustine, it seems, he interpreted the three men in Genesis 18 as The Trinity God appearing in human form, hence the three men. On the Trinity (Book II) - Chapter 10 But under the ...
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