God the Father
God the Father is a title given to God in various religions. In trinitarian Christianity, God the Father is regarded as the first person of the Trinity, followed by the second person God the Son (Jesu...
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Gender of God
The gender of God can be viewed as a literal or as an allegorical aspect of a deity. In polytheistic religions, the gods are more likely to have literal sexual genders which would enable them to inte...
God in Judaism
The conception of God in Judaism is strictly monotheistic. God is an absolute one, indivisible and incomparable being who is the ultimate cause of all existence. Jewish tradition teaches that the true...
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God in Christianity
God in Christianity is the eternal being who created and preserves the world. Christians believe God to be both transcendent (wholly independent of, and removed from, the material universe) and immane...
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Jehovah's Witnesses
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity. According to August 2014 organizational statistics publish...
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Oneness Pentecostalism
Oneness Pentecostalism (often pejoratively referred to as the “Jesus only” movement in its early days and also known as Apostolic or Jesus' Name Pentecostalism) refers to a grouping of denominations a...
God in Mormonism
In the Mormon theology adhered to by most denominations of Mormonism, "God" means God the Father-Elohim, whereas "Godhead" means a council of three distinct divine beings; God the Father-Elohim, God t...
God in Islam
In Islamic theology, God (Arabic: الله‎ Allāh) is the all-powerful and all-knowing creator, sustainer, ordainer and judge of the universe. Islam emphasizes that God is strictly singular (taw...
Shirk (Islam)
In Islam, shirk (Arabic: شرك‎ širk) is the sin of practising idolatry or polytheism, i.e. the deification or worship of anyone or anything other than the singular God i.e. Allah. Literally, ...
God the Father in Western art
For about a thousand years, in obedience to interpretations of specific Bible passages, pictorial depictions of God in Western Christianity had been avoided by Christian artists. At first only the Han...
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Ruha d-Qudsha
In Aramaic, Ruha d-Qudsha (רוחא דקודשא in square script; ܪܘܚܐ ܕܩܘܕܫܐ in Syriac script, Rûḥâ ḏ-Qûḏšâ in Latin script) means "the spirit of holiness" (corresponding to Hebrew: רוח הקודש‎, Rûăḥ ha-...
Fasid
Fasid (Arabic: فاسد‎) is an Islamic religious concept meaning corruption.In this context, it refers to corruption created by humans, as an embodiment of the 'Left Hand of Allah' (wrath) in r...
Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in Nazi Germany
Jehovah's Witnesses suffered religious persecution in Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945 after refusing to perform military service, join Nazi organizations or give allegiance to the Hitler regime. An...
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Arianism
Arianism is the nontrinitarian, heterodoxical teaching, first attributed to Arius (c. AD 250–336), a Christian presbyter in Alexandria, Egypt, concerning the relationship of God the Father to the Son ...
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At Tawwab
At Tawwaab is one of the Names of Allah. It is part of the 99 Names of God, by which Muslims regard God and which are traditionally maintained as described in the Qur'ān, and Sunnah, amongst other pl...
Development of Jehovah's Witnesses doctrine
The doctrines of Jehovah's Witnesses have developed since publication of The Watchtower magazine began in 1879. Early doctrines were based on interpretations of the Bible by Watch Tower Bible & Tr...
Jesus' Name doctrine
Jesus' Name Doctrine has been associated with nontrinitarian theology, characterised by a belief that baptism must be performed only "in the name of Jesus Christ", rather than the more common Trinitar...
Binitarianism
Binitarianism is a Christian theology of two persons, personas, or two aspects in one substance/Divinity (or God). Classically, binitarianism is understood as a form of monotheism — that is, that God...
Kun (Islamic term)
Kun (كن) is an Arabic word for the act of manifesting, existing or being. In the Qur'an, Allah commands the universe to be ("kun!" !كن), and it is (fayakūn فيكون)."Kun fayakūn" has its reference ...
Rabb
Rabb (Arabic: رب‎, Turkish: Rab is an Arabic word meaning Lord, Sustainer, Cherisher, Master, Nourisher. In Islam, Ar-Rabb is often used to address Allah, although Ar-Rabb is not one of ...
Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit, or Holy Ghost, is a term found in English translations of the Bible, but understood differently among the Abrahamic religions.
The Hebrew language phrase ruach ha-kodesh (Hebrew: רוח ...
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Jehovah's Witnesses and congregational discipline
Jehovah's Witnesses employ various levels of congregational discipline as formal controls administered by congregation elders. Guilt and repentance are determined by a tribunal of elders, and hearings...
Divine countenance
The divine countenance is the face of God.
In pagan religions, the face of God might be viewed in a literal sense - the face of an idol in a temple. In prayers and blessings, the concept was more...
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Khuda
Khuda or Khoda (Persian: خدا‎) is the Iranian word for "Lord" or "God". Formerly, it was used in reference to Ahura Mazda (the god of Zoroastrianism) and today for God in Islam by only the Irani...
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Ar-Rahman
Surah Ar Rahman as recited by Saud Al-ShuraimSurat ar-Rahman (Arabic: سورة الرحمن, "The Most Merciful") or al-Rahman, is the 55th sura of the Qur'an with 78 ayats. It has the refrain: "Then which of...
Tanzih
Tanzih is an Islamic religious concept meaning transcendence. In Islamic theology, two opposite terms are attributed to Allah: tanzih and tashbih.The latter means 'nearness, closeness, accessibility'....
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God the Sustainer
God the Sustainer is a theological term referring to the conception of God who sustains and upholds everything in existence. It is used in Christian and Islamic theology. It is held that as the creato...
Community of Christ (differentiation from LDS Church)
The Community of Christ (formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church)) and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) are two denominations that...
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Names of God in Islam
The names of God in Islam (or the 99 names of Allah; Arabic: أسماء الله الحسنى‎ ʾasmāʾ allāh al-ḥusnā) are the names by which Muslims regard God. Among other places, they are described in th...
Organizational structure of Jehovah's Witnesses
Jehovah's Witnesses are organized hierarchically, and are led by the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses from the Watch Tower Society's headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. The Governing Body, along ...