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Glossary of Religion

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Lambeth Conferences
Conferences of Anglican bishops from around the world, first instituted in 1867.
Latin cross
Cross with an upright bar longer than the cross bar; the primary symbol of Christianity.
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(Chinese) ritual norms
Lion of Judah
Symbol of the tribe of Judah; used in Judaism and Rastafarianism
lotus
The flower that is rooted in the mud but blooms pristinely above the water represents non-attachment to the world in Hinduism and Buddhism.
Apostles' Creed, Nicene Creed, Athanasian Creed, Augsburg Confession, Formula of Concord (ELCA) (LCMS)
Lutheranism
One of the largest Protestant Christian denominations, based on the teachings of Martin Luther in the 1500s.
Original Sin
Adam's offspring "have lost the original knowledge, righteousness, and holiness, and thus all men are sinners already by birth, dead in sins, inclined to all evil, and subject to the wrath of God." (LCMS)

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