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The major festival in the Christian church that celebrates the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. (associated with Christianity)
Initiative that attempts to bring together various denominations or traditions either across the three Abrahamic religions or within a single religion. (associated with Christianity)
Islamic "Festival of Sacrifice" celebrating Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son, the Prophet Ishmael, as an act of obedience to God. (associated with Islam)
Eid-ul-Fitr (sometimes just known as Eid)
The Islamic festival concluding the fasting of the month of Ramadan. (associated with Islam)
An oblong or rhomboidal vestment suspended from the belt and hung over the right side above the knee of a clergyman of higher rank. It signifies the cloth used by Christ to wipe his disciples' feet before the last supper and also the Word of God. (associated with Orthodox)
The Feast of the Manifestation of God in the form of Jesus Christ, observed on January 6. (associated with Anglican, Roman Catholic and Orthodox)
A church system with bishops, often referring to the Anglican Church outside of England. (associated with Anglican and Christianity)
Also called the Holy Communion or the Lord's Supper, it is a Christian sacrament wherein bread and wine are consecrated, commemorating the last supper where Jesus gave his disciples bread, saying, "This is my body," and wine, saying, "This is my blood." It also refers specifically to the bread and the wine used in the ceremony. (associated with Christianity)
Christian denominations that emphasize preaching over ritual. (associated with Christianity)
The authors of the Gospels. The Evangelists are Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. In art, they are symbolically represented by a man, a lion, an ox and an eagle respectively. (associated with Orthodox and Roman Catholic)
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