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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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Which Post-Reformation Churches Reject the Designation 'Protestant?'

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does not consider itself to be Protestant. From an FAQ published by the church: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a Christian church ...
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Are there any denominations that have commented upon the significance of climate change in regard to these prophecies which point to Christ's return?

If you want an extreme position, the Philadelphia Church of God takes such a position on climate change and weather. For instance, their 96 page booklet *Why 'Natural' Disasters?'s third chapter is &...
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Which Christian denominations believe that God can be credited for the spiritual transformation and sanctification of a Muslim?

God sends rain on all men. He heals and saves them all in times. However, you are confusing emotional and misguided conversion stories with spirituality. Spirituality cannot be disconnected with Truth....
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What Christian denomination am I a part of?

I agree with Curious Danni that the denomination you describe sounds very much like a branch of the Brethren. Dispensationalism, predestination, women not allowed to ask their own questions in church ...
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What Christian denomination am I a part of?

A "denomination" strictly refers to how groups of churches organise themselves under a single authority structure. So independent churches can be called non-denominational. But independent ...
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What Christian traditions reject Word of Faith teachings as heretical but still affirm the power of faith and its role in activating God's promises?

Answer: ALL Christian traditions, including non-Trinitarians movements such as Jehovah's Witnesses & Latter-day Saints! The key difficulty of your question is the ambiguity of meaning "power ...
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Which denominations consider it commendable to pursue a profound mystical union with God?

Which denominations consider it commendable to pursue a profound mystical connection with God? The three major denominations of Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and Oriental Orthodoxy all encourage a ...
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Which faith traditions postulate that the moment of conversion is an unmistakable event or experience?

Which faith traditions postulate that the moment of conversion is an unmistakable event or experience? Most Christian denominations would admit this to be so, but not all conversions are a result of ...
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What are the beliefs of the Conservative Laestadian Church?

I was raised in this faith and left at 21 years old. The key part of this faith is that they believe that they alone possess the Holy Spirit and in order for one to be saved, they must hear that their ...
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What is a survey of Christian beliefs on those who cannot be baptized?

I'm not baptized, what now? I recall how the French missionary Fr. Evariste Régis Huc was able to make a single convert in Lhasa, Tibet in 1848. Having fear that a single convert might possibly ...
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Does Genesis 1:3 describe God creating Jesus Christ?

Moderator comments indicated that the Q be aimed at Unitarians; then the OP asked if "Unitarians" could be removed, but the word "Unitarians" was finally lumped by the OP alongside ...
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Does Genesis 1:3 describe God creating Jesus Christ?

Since I'm "anyone" my answer would be a resounding "NO." All the verses you provided are not saying what you think they mean. I'm not going to go through everyone of them but just ...
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Which Christian denominations believe in a spectrum of degrees of personal knowledge and experience of God?

Those who study the Book of Mormon see a ready "yes" to the question in the OP, as outlined in Alma chapter 32. In this chapter, Alma compares the word to a seed that is planted in our ...
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Which Christian theological frameworks support anchoring one's faith in a direct encounter with God?

It might be quicker to consider which Christian theological frameworks rule out (or say it's 'dangerous' or suchlike) to anchor one's faith in a direct encounter with the God of Christianity. As far ...
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Which Christian groups/denominations in the history of the Church have encouraged their members to earnestly desire the gift of prophecy?

Historically, one group is of particular note: Montanism, a reformist movement within the second-century church that was eventually branded as heretical. It understood itself to be a movement of the ...
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Which Christian groups/denominations in the history of the Church have encouraged their members to earnestly desire the gift of prophecy?

Yes, there are several Christian denominations that encourage the use of Charismatic gifts in church life, which include the Gift of prophecy. The Jensenites of France were charismatic, as was noted ...
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Are there any denominations that have commented upon the significance of climate change in regard to these prophecies which point to Christ's return?

I do not believe the church recognizes the connection in an official capacity, but many members of the Seventh-day Adventist church see the activism on "climate change," such as the papal ...
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Which Christian denominations do not prioritize seeking a tangible experience of God's presence?

Such a tangible experience of God is known in Catholic teachings as a sensible consolation. The opposite experience, sensible desolation, is lacking such an experience. The emphasis is not on ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses and Latter Day Saints view the seven churches in Revelation and interpret the ten days of tribulation in Revelation 2:10?

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints viewpoint: Seven churches: The first three chapters of the book of Revelation were specifically addressed to seven branches of the Church in Asia Minor (...
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Which Post-Reformation Churches Reject the Designation 'Protestant?'

Jehovah’s Witnesses are neither Catholic nor Protestant, according to this article Jehovah’s Witnesses are Christians, but we do not consider ourselves to be Protestants... Protestantism has been ...
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Which Christian denominations believe in a spectrum of degrees of personal knowledge and experience of God?

How to properly answer this survey question I first want to highlight the difficulties in answering this denominational survey question. First, we need to distinguish between denominational published ...
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Which faith traditions postulate that the moment of conversion is an unmistakable event or experience?

Faith Traditions? There are several Protestant denominations that recognize the ability of converts to "know", "experience", and be assured of their conversion. Fundamental ...
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Are there any denominations that have commented upon the significance of climate change in regard to these prophecies which point to Christ's return?

Jehovah's Witnesses have published information on their website linking the "climate crisis caused by global warming" to multiple Bible prophecies pertaining to the "Last Days" and ...
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Which denominations hold similar views to John Wesley on spiritual experiences?

I'll offer the perspective of a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Scripture Scripture is considered authoritative, we will be judged by what it teaches, and it is a clear ...
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Which denominations consider it commendable to pursue a profound mystical union with God?

Commendable to Attain a Profound Mystical Connection It may be safe to say that The Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant branches of Christianity all respect the desire of their members who wish to have ...
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Are there any denominations that have commented upon the significance of climate change in regard to these prophecies which point to Christ's return?

I searched high and low for articles published by Christian denominations linking global climate change with the prophecies in Revelation but to no avail. Ray Butterworth found one by the ...
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Are there any denominations that have commented upon the significance of climate change in regard to these prophecies which point to Christ's return?

Are there any denominations that have commented upon the significance of climate change in regard to these prophecies which point to Christ's return? Many denominations have spoken out about climate ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses and Latter Day Saints view the seven churches in Revelation and interpret the ten days of tribulation in Revelation 2:10?

Based on this article in the Jehovah’s Witness publication ‘Revelation – Its Grand Climax at Hand’ the number ten symbolises earthly completeness or entirety. Revelation 2:10 is not taken as being a ...
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