Definition of Denomination
an autonomous branch of the Christian church, such as Baptist, Protestant, etc.
Examples of Denomination in a sentence
Even though I am part of a different denomination than my Uncle, we still believe roughly the same religious doctrine, and our church branches only have very minor differences. 🔊
When it comes to religion, a new denomination is often formed when part of a church secedes from the main body because they disagree over a specific ideal or belief. 🔊
Puritan is a specific denomination within the Christian faith, though there are only a handful of differences in the doctrine they believe compared to other denominations. 🔊
Many people believe that Catholicism and Protestants are both a denomination of overarching Christianity, but the difference in doctrine is so great that they are essentially two different religions. 🔊
The Christian faith has more than one denomination, but even though these different branches have some differences in belief they also share many similarities. 🔊
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