Heresy
Heresy is any provocative belief or theory that is strongly at variance with established beliefs or customs. A heretic is a proponent of such claims or beliefs. Heresy is distinct from both apostasy, ...
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Christian heresy
When heresy is used today with reference to Christianity, it denotes the formal denial or doubt of a core doctrine of the Christian faith as defined by one or more of the Christian churches. It should...
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Heresy in Orthodox Judaism
Heresy in Orthodox Judaism (Hebrew: כְּפִירָה‎ kefira) is principally defined as departure from the traditional Jewish principles of faith. Mainstream Orthodox Judaism holds that rejection of th...
Heresy in Islam
In Islam, Bid‘ah (Arabic: بدعة‎) refers to any innovations in religious matters. Linguistically the term means "innovation, novelty, heretical doctrine, heresy". In contrast to the English t...
Heresy in Christianity
When heresy is used today with reference to Christianity, it denotes the formal denial or doubt of a core doctrine of the Christian faith as defined by one or more of the Christian churches. It should...
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Excommunication
Excommunication is an institutional act of religious censure used to deprive, suspend, or limit membership in a religious community or to restrict certain rights within it, in particular reception of ...
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Free Zone (Scientology)
The Free Zone, also called independent Scientologists or Scientology Freezone, comprises a variety of groups and individuals who practice Scientology beliefs and techniques independently of the Church...
Heresy in Judaism
Jewish heretics (minim, from minuth hebrew for "heretic") are Jewish individuals (often historically, philosophers) whose works have, in part or in whole, been condemned as heretical by significant pe...
Nathan of Gaza
Nathan Benjamin ben Elisha HaLevi Ghazzati or Nathan of Gaza (Hebrew: נתן העזתי‎‎; 1643–1680) was a theologian and author born in Jerusalem. After his marriage in 1663 he moved to Gaza, wh...
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Wesley A. Swift
Wesley A. Swift (1913-1970) was a former Methodist minister from Southern California. In the 1940s, Swift started his own church, later known as the Church of Jesus Christ Christian. He was active in...
Chevie Kehoe
Chevie O'Brien Kehoe (born January 29, 1973, Orange Park, Florida, United States) is a self-proclaimed white supremacist and convicted murderer serving three consecutive life sentences for the kidnapp...
Quietism (Christian philosophy)
Quietism is the name given (especially in Roman Catholic Church theology) to a set of Christian beliefs that rose in popularity in through France, Italy, and Spain during the late 1670s and 1680s, w...
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The Milky Way (1969 film)
The Milky Way (French: La Voie lactée) is a 1969 film directed by Luis Buñuel. It stars Laurent Terzieff, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Georges Marchal and Michel Piccoli. Buñuel later called T...
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Thomas Robb
Thomas Robb, also known as Thom Robb, (born 1946) is the national director of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, and a pastor at the Christian Revival Center.
Thomas Robb was born in Detroit, Michig...
Joseph Escapa
Joseph Escapa (c. 1572–1662) served in the rabbinate of İzmir. He was probably born at Skopje, European Turkey, after which place he is named.
At first rabbi and chief of the yeshivah at Th...
Charles Augustus Briggs
Charles Augustus Briggs (January 15, 1841 – June 8, 1913), American Presbyterian (and later Episcopalian) scholar and theologian, was born in New York City, the son of Alanson Briggs and Sarah Mead Be...
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Christian Identity
Christian Identity (also known as Identity Christianity) refers to a wide variety of loosely affiliated believers and churches with a white supremacist theology. Most promote a racist interpretation o...
Antonio Brucioli
Antonio Brucioli (born c. 1498, died December 6, 1566) was an Italian humanist, religious thinker, publisher, and writer best known for his translation of the Bible into Italian.
Brucioli was born...
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Roman Catholic teachings on heresy
Roman Catholic teachings on heresy first began in 380 AD with the Edict of Thessalonica. Later in the thirteenth century heresy was defined by Thomas Aquinas as "a species of infidelity in men who, h...
Dulcinian
The Dulcinian movement was a religious sect of the Late Middle Ages, originating within the Apostolic Brethren. The Dulcinians, or Dulcinites, and Apostolics were inspired by Franciscan ideals and in...
George Blagge
Sir George Blagge (1512 – 17 June 1551) was an English courtier, politician, soldier and a minor poet. He was the Member of Parliament for Bedford from 1545 to 1547, and Westminster from 1547 to 1551,...
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Independent Scientologists
The Free Zone, also called independent Scientologists or Scientology Freezone, comprises a variety of groups and individuals who practice Scientology beliefs and techniques independently of the Church...