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College Seminary
A seminary, school of theology, theological seminary, or divinity school is an educational institution for educating students (sometimes called ''seminarians'') in scripture, theology, generally to prepare them for ordination to serve as clergy, in academics, or in Christian ministry. The English word is taken from the Latin ''seminarium'', translated as ''seed-bed'', an image taken from the Council of Trent document ''Cum adolescentium aetas'' which called for the first modern seminaries. In the United States, the term is currently used for graduate-level theological institutions, but historically it was used for high schools. History The establishment of modern seminaries resulted from Roman Catholic reforms of the Counter-Reformation after the Council of Trent. The Tridentine seminaries placed great emphasis on personal discipline as well as the teaching of philosophy as a preparation for theology. In the United States, Protestant institutions widely adopted the term 'seminar ...
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Suffragan Diocese
A suffragan diocese is one of the diocese In Ecclesiastical polity, church governance, a diocese or bishopric is the ecclesiastical district under the jurisdiction of a bishop. History In the later organization of the Roman Empire, the increasingly subdivided Roman province, prov ...s other than the metropolitan archdioceseA metropolis religious jurisdiction, or a metropolitan archdiocese, is an episcopal see The seat or ''cathedra'' of the Bishop of Rome in the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a ... that constitute an ecclesiastical province. It exists in some Christian denominations Christians () are people who follow or adhere to Christianity, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus in Christianity, Jesus Christ. The words ''Christ (title), Christ'' and ''Christian'' derive from the Koi ..., in particular the Catholic Church The Catholic Church, ...
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The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often informally known as the LDS Church or Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian Nontrinitarianism is a form of Christianity Christianity is an Abrahamic religions, Abrahamic Monotheism, monotheistic religion based on the Life of Jesus in the New Testament, life and Teachings of Jesus, teachings of Jesus, Jesus of Nazare ..., Christian Christians () are people who follow or adhere to Christianity, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus in Christianity, Jesus Christ. The words ''Christ (title), Christ'' and ''Christian'' derive from the Koi ... restorationist Restorationism (or Christian primitivism) is the belief that Christianity Christianity is an Abrahamic religions, Abrahamic Monotheism, monotheistic religion based on the Life of Jesus in the New Testament, life and Teachings of Jesus, teachi ... church that considers itself to be the restoration Restoration is the act ...
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Female Seminary
A female seminary is a private educational institution for women, popular especially in the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when opportunities in educational institutions for women were scarce. The movement was a significant part of a remarkable transformation in American education in the period 1820–1850. article consists of 15 pages Supporting academic education for women, the seminaries were part of a large and growing trend toward women's 'equality'. Some trace its roots to 1815, and characterize it as at the confluence of various liberation movements. Some of the seminaries gradually developed as four-year colleges. History The Bethlehem Female Seminary was founded in 1742 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Germantown, Pennsylvania. Established as a seminary for girls, it eventually became the Moravian Seminary and College for Women and later merged with nearby schools to become the coeducational Moravian College. The Girls' School of th ...
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World Evangelical Alliance
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is an interdenominational organization of evangelicalism, evangelical Christian churches, serving more than 600 million evangelicals, founded in 1846 in London, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, United Kingdom to unite evangelicals worldwide. WEA is the largest international organization of evangelical churches. The headquarters are in Deerfield, Illinois, with United Nations, UN offices in New York City, Geneva, and Bonn. It brings together 9 regional and 143 national evangelical alliances of churches, and over one hundred member organizations. Moreover, the WEA includes a certain percentage of individual evangelicalism, evangelical Christian churches. As of March 2021, the Secretary General of the WEA is German theologian Thomas Schirrmacher. History The organization has its origins in the Evangelical Alliance, a British organization founded in 1846 by 52 evangelical denominations in London, England. In 1912, it took the ...
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International Council For Evangelical Theological Education
The International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE) is an evangelicalism, evangelical Christian organisation of bible colleges. It is a member of the World Evangelical Alliance. History The organization has its origins in a project of regional evangelical theological institute networks in the 1970s. In 1980, it was officially founded by the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance. In 2015, it would have 1,000 member schools in 113 countries. Governance The governance of the organization is ensured by a director and regional directors in the 8 Continental Regions Members. Affiliations The organization is a member of the World Evangelical Alliance. WEAAffiliate Members worldea.org, USA, retrieved June 8, 2021 References External links Official Website
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United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is the episcopal conference#REDIRECT Episcopal conference An episcopal conference, sometimes called a conference of bishops, is an official assembly of the Bishop (Catholic Church), bishops of the Catholic Church in a given territory. Episcopal conferences have long existed a ... of the Catholic Church in the United States The Catholic Church in the United States is composed of ecclesiastical communities in full communion Full communion is a communion or relationship of full understanding among different Christian denomination A Christian denomination is a di .... Founded in 1966 as the joint National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) and United States Catholic Conference (USCC), it is composed of all active and retired Retirement is the withdrawal from one's position or occupation or from one's active working life. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours or workload. Many people choose to retir ...
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Pontifical North American College
The Pontifical North American College is a Roman Catholic Roman or Romans most often refers to: *Rome , established_title = Founded , established_date = 753 BC , founder = King Romulus , image_map = Map of comune of Rome (metropolitan city of Capital Rome, region Laz ... educational institution in Rome , established_title = Founded , established_date = 753 BC , founder = King Romulus , image_map = Map of comune of Rome (metropolitan city of Capital Rome, region Lazio, Italy).svg , map_caption = The te ..., Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps The Alps ; german: Alpen ; it, Alpi ; rm, Alps; sl, Alpe ) are the highest ..., that forms seminarians for priestly ministry in the dioceses of the United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA ...
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The Catholic University Of America
The Catholic University of America (CUA) is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absence of nearly two decades from the charts. Both "In Pri ... research university A research university is a university A university ( la, universitas, 'a whole') is an educational institution, institution of higher education, higher (or Tertiary education, tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in va ... in Washington, D.C. ) , image_skyline = , image_caption = Clockwise from top left: the Washington Monument The Washington Monument is an obelisk within the National Mall The National Mall is a Landscape architecture, landscaped ... It is a pontifical university A pontifical university is an ecclesiastical university established or approved directly by the Holy See, c ...
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Theological College (The Catholic University Of America)
Theological College is the national Catholic Church, Roman Catholic diocese, diocesan seminary of the United States, founded in 1917 located in Washington, D.C. It is affiliated with the Catholic University of America and is owned and administered by priests of the Society of Saint-Sulpice. It is located near the campus of CUA, across from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and close to other Brookland (Washington, D.C.), Brookland-area Catholic institutions including Capuchin College, the house of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, and the Dominican House of Studies. History In 1889, priests belonging to the Society of Saint Sulpice were asked to administer the divinity college of the Catholic University of America. In 1917, they began building their own seminary next to the university. The Sulpician Seminary was first run as an extension of Saint Mary Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland, but became an independent institution in 1924. In 1940, th ...
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Preaching
A sermon is an oration Public speaking (also called oratory or oration) is giving speech face to face to a live audience An audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art A work of art, artwork, art piece, ... or lecture upright=1.3, Nobel lecture A lecture (from the Greek ''lecture'', meaning reading) is an oral presentation intended to present information or teach people about a particular subject, for example by a university or college teacher. Lectures are ... by a preacher A preacher is a person who delivers sermons or homilies on religious Religion is a social system, social-cultural system of designated religious behaviour, behaviors and practices, morality, morals, beliefs, worldviews, religious text, tex ... (who is usually a member of clergy Clergy are formal leaders within established s. Their roles and functions vary in different religious traditions, but usually involve presiding ...
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