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(the link to worship should remain in place. it should then be noted that worship isn't allowed in theSCA.. GODDAMM - are u trying to make me lose interest ?)
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A building for public, especially [[Christian]] [[worship]].
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'''Church''' can mean a building for public, especially [[Christian]] [[worship]], or it can mean the institution that runs such buildings.
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Prior to the [[Reformation]] and the advent of [[Protestant]] religion this usually meant the [[Catholic Church]], however after [[1517]] and the edicts of [[Martin Luther]] it could mean any of the [[Protestant]] churches as well.
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The [[Jew]]ish equivalent is the [[Synagogue]].

Revision as of 14:49, 9 November 2003

Church can mean a building for public, especially Christian worship, or it can mean the institution that runs such buildings.

Prior to the Reformation and the advent of Protestant religion this usually meant the Catholic Church, however after 1517 and the edicts of Martin Luther it could mean any of the Protestant churches as well.

The Jewish equivalent is the Synagogue.