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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Protestantism.
See also changes related to Protestantism, or pages that link to Protestantism or to this page or whose text contains "Protestantism".

Parent topics

  • Christianity [r]: The largest world religion, which centers around the worship of one God, his son Jesus Christ, and his Holy Spirit. [e]
  • Counter-Reformation [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Reformation [r]: The major religious revolution in Western Europe in the 16th century, led by Martin Luther, John Calvin and other Protestants. [e]
  • Religion [r]: Belief in, and systems of, worshipful dedication to a superhuman power or belief in the ultimate nature of existence. [e]
  • Theology [r]: Discipline that engages in dialogue and reflection about God and religion. [e]

Subtopics

  • Anglicanism [r]: the religious tradition of the Church of England and the other autonomous members of the Anglican Communion. [e]
  • Baptist Church [r]: A group of Protestant churches, associations, and denominations that emphasize believer's baptism and congregational polity. [e]
  • Karl Barth [r]: German Protestant theologian, author of Church Dogmatics and founder of Neo-Orthodoxy. [e]
  • John Calvin [r]: A French Protestant theologian during the Protestant Reformation. [e]
  • Calvinism [r]: An approach to doctrine and church government based on Calvinism as expressed in Reformed confessions. [e]
  • Church of England [r]: the religious tradition of the Church of England and the other autonomous members of the Anglican Communion. [e]
  • Church of Norway [r]: The state church of Norway; Evangelical-Lutheran. [e]
  • Church of Scotland [r]: The national church of Scotland (Presbyterian), founded in the mid-16th century by John Knox as part of the Scottish Reformation. [e]
  • Creationism [r]: The belief that the world and the universe were created by God. [e]
  • Evangelicalism [r]: A historically recent collection of religious beliefs, practices, and traditions typified by an emphasis on evangelism, and by what adherents call a "personal experience" of conversion. [e]
  • Martin Luther [r]: German theologian and monk (1483-1546); led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds. [e]
  • Lutheranism [r]: Protestant branch of Christianity, created in the Reformation of the 16th century out of the teachings of German theologian Martin Luther. [e]
  • Pentecostalism [r]: A Christian Evangelical movement, mostly Protestant, that emphasizes speaking in tongues, divine healing and baptism of the Holy Spirit. [e]
  • Pietism [r]: A Protestant reform movement originating in 17th century Lutheranism with an emphasis on the practical and relational aspects of the Christian life. [e]
  • Quakers [r]: Protestant denomination founded among English Puritans in the 17th century by George Fox and characterized by pacifism and the belief that Christ works directly in the soul of the believer; known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. [e]
  • Reformed theology [r]: An approach to doctrine and church government based on Calvinism as expressed in Reformed confessions. [e]
  • Friedrich Schleiermacher [r]: (1768 – 1834) One of the most influential Protestant theologians in the history of Christianity. [e]
  • Unitarianism [r]: A theology of God which insists that there is only one divine person, one of the tenets of the Unitarian Universalist Association [e]

Other related topics

  • Enlightenment [r]: In religion, the point at which an aspirant breaks through the barrier of temporal existence and has a direct experience of God. In history, the enlightenment was a philosophical movement of the 18th century that advocated the use of reason as the basis for belief. [e]