Will Baptist leaders invest the time and effort required to reform the current denominational
structure, or will they decide to bypass the SBC and invest in their own modes of cooperation?
Hypothesis 2: Non denominational
and inter-denominational churches are more prone to financial fraud than denominational
Denominations with western outlooks and thought patterns were copied on the mission field; even worse, in addition to some Chinese indigenous churches, denominational
rivalries and mutual attacks became a hallmark of the churches.
Their goal is to produce "an empathetic examination of denominational
structures as embodied theology, one that does justice to both the organizational and the religious nature of those structures" (9).
"The Catholic community believes that with denominational
schooling comes the creation of a common set of values - a coherent system that has the academic curriculum and moral and spiritual life in tandem."
Until the final chapter, Greenbaum treats Finkelstein's focus on outreach to the American Jewish community as a whole and to the American inter-religious audience as an outgrowth of the academic side of the JTS mission, relegating the communal side of the mission to specifically denominational
Furthermore, picking up on Phelps's concern with Black spirituality cutting across denominational
boundaries, perhaps Black Catholic scholars of religion are in a unique position to do comparative work (a much needed investigation) on African American religions.
 They serve migrants of specific national and denominational
Because mainline Protestant churches are now at a point in which there is - at least officially - openness to other traditions, I believe that church leaders should now examine denominational
loyalty and switching in a new light.
It also protects freedom of conscience and religion which is often placed at issue when equality rights of individuals clash with the rights of denominational
JOHN'S, Newfoundland -- Archbishop James MacDonald has given notice to the provincial government that the Catholic church is going to challenge the constitutionality of a plan aimed at abolishing all denominational
schools in Newfoundland -- a move some say could set a precedent for Catholic school systems across Canada.
Among the executed was pro-government Sahwa (Awakening) leader Adel al-Mish-hadani, who was charged with denominational
crimes in mid of Baghdad.