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Christian Denominations: Sects, Groups, Movements, Denominations

There are a wide variety of groups associated with Christianity. There are official denominations, break-away sects, orthodox movements within denominations and sects, heretical movements, and extra-church groups which have associated themselves with Christianity. If you have ever wondered what some of them are and what they believe, this listing will help.
  1. Pentecostalism (2)
  2. Catholics & Catholicism (138)
  3. Baptists, Southern Baptists (13)
  4. Mormons & Mormonism (150)
  5. Jehovahs Witnesses (52)
  6. Unification Church (4)

What is Denominationalism?
Denominationalism is the inclination of religious groups to experience schisms and separate into different groups over disagreements about even very minor doctrinal matters. Why does this happen - why can't religious groups simply agree to disagree and remain part of a single organization?

Christianity: Groups and Denominations
There are a wide variety of groups associated with Christianity. There are official denominations, break-away sects, orthodox movements within denominations and sects, heretical movements, and extra-church groups which have associated themselves with Christianity. If you have ever wondered what some of them are and what they believe, this listing will help.

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