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Religion in Oregon: Christianity in Oregon, Places of Worship in Oregon, Religious Culture of the Pacific Northwest

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Published September 4th 2011
ISBN : 9781157926542
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42 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Christianity in Oregon, Places of worship in Oregon, Religious culture of the Pacific Northwest,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Christianity in Oregon, Places of worship in Oregon, Religious culture of the Pacific Northwest, Seminaries and theological colleges in Oregon, Apostolic Faith Church, Doukhobor, J. Z. Knight, Living Enrichment Center, Rajneeshpuram, Eli Jaxon-Bear, Multnomah University, Gangaji, Methodist Mission, Followers of Christ, Mary Manin Morrissey, Oregon Mission, Western Seminary, Indian Shaker Church, John W. Bryant, Northwest District, Unchurched Belt, Brother XII, George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Gyokuko Carlson, Malidoma Patrice Som, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oregon, Portland Oregon Temple, Mount Angel Abbey, Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon, Episcopal Diocese of Oregon, Life-Line, Orthodox Church in America Diocese of the West, Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, Shiloh Youth Revival Centers, Oregon missionaries, Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon, Oregon Synod, Medford Oregon Temple, New Thought Ministries of Oregon, The Grotto, Bible Mennonite Fellowship. Excerpt: The Doukhobors or Dukhobors (Russian: , Dukhobory), earlier Dukhobortsy (Russian: ) (literally - Spirit-Wrestlers) are a group of Russian origin. The Doukhobors were one of the sects - later defined as a religious philosophy, ethnic group, social movement, or simply a way of life - known generically as Spiritual Christianity. The origin of the Doukhobors is uncertain. The first clear record of their existence, and the first use of the names related to Doukhobors, are from the 18th century. However, some scholars believe that the sect had its origins in the 17th or even the 16th century. They rejected secular government, the Russian Orthodox priests, icons, all church ritual, the Bible as the supreme source of divine revelation, and the divinity of Jesus. Their pacifist beliefs and desire to avoid government interference in the...