Church

Discipline summary

"Church" is both an historical and a contemporary study. It includes ecclesiology which is concerned with the origin of the Christian church and the theological aspects and implications of the church as well as the nature of particular branches and denominations. It also refers to how churches are formed and structured, along with leadership, polity and governance.

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