BAAL 20 word identification

 

BABEL 50 word identification

 

===BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept 

 

BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

Backus, Isaac (see BAPTIST CHURCHES)

 

BACON, ROGER   (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BAHA'I  RELIGION AND CHRISTIANITY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

BAKER , ELLA JOSEPHINE  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BAIUS, MICHEL (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BALAAM 20 word identification

 

BALTIMORE, COUNCILS OF  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

BANCROFT, RICHARD (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG   

 

BAÑEZ, DOMINGO  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

BANGLADESH  .9M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BAPTISM (400 words) (include “change of identity”) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BAPTISM EUCHARIST MINISTRY (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT

 

BAPTISM IN THE HOLY SPIRIT (Definition === 100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BAPTISM OF CHRIST (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BAPTIST CHURCHES AND THEIR THEOLOGY, Baptists (1,200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

BAPTIST CHURCHES IN NORTH AMERICA (300 words)             Rationale & Template Entry # 4 MOV

 

BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

BAPTIST WORSHIP (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

===BAPTISTERY (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

BARABBAS   (ID  20 word identification  words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BARBARIANS 20 word identification

 

BAR COCHBA  (ID  40 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BAR HEBRAEUS   (100 words)  P  Jacobite Syrian bishop  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BARDAISAN   (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG 

 

BARLAAM AND JOASAPH, STS.  (100 words)  Medieval legend Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BARMEN DECLARATION (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BARNABAS  (50 word identification  words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BARNABAS, EPISTLE OF  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BAROQUE  (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BAROT, MADELEINE (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BARSAUMA (===BARSUMAS)  of Nisibis (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BARTH, KARL (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BARTHOLOMEW  (ID 20 word identification  words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BARTHOLOMEW'S DAY, MASSACRE OF ST.  (50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

BARTIMEUS  (ID 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BARUCH, BOOK OF  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BASE COMMUNITIES (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

===BASEL COUNCIL (100 WORDS) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

BASEL MISSION (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

===BASIL OF ANCYRA  (77 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

===BASIL OF CAESAREA (125 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG (see also CAPPADOCIANS) 

 

===BASIL, LITURGY OF ST. (74 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP 

 

=== BASIL, RULE OF  (310 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

=== BASILICA (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BASILIDES  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BASILINA (Cyril of Scythopolis, Life of John the Hesychast) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (see DEACONESS) (100 words)

 

BATAK Churches and Theology (in Sumatra; see also INDONESIA) (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

BATH QOL  (def 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BATHSHEBA 20 word identification

 

=== BAUR, F.C.   (390 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 FIG and 10 METH

 

BEARDS, CLERICAL  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BEATIFIC VISION (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BEATIFICATION (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BEATITUDES  (definition 100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BECKET,. THOMAS (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BEDE,  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BEECHER, HENRY WARD (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BEECHER, LYMAN   (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BEELZEBUB  (20 word identification ) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BEGUINE (and Beghard) THOUGHT (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

BEHEMOTH 20 word identification

 

BELARUS (aka Belorussia)  7.1M  400 words  Sub-Entries 400 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BELGIC CONFESSION (definition, 50 words)    Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP  (see CREEDS, SYMBOLS, AND CONFESSIONS) 

 

BELGIUM  8.9M  400 words  Sub-Entries 500 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

                                     

 

BELIAL 20 word identification

 

BELOVED DISCIPLE, the 20 word identification

 

BENEDICITE (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BENEDICT.  (100  words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BENEDICT, RULE OF (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BENEDICT XV  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (1914-22)   (see also POPES)

 

BENEDICTION (see also BLESSING) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP (Lexical Definition === 20 words)

 

BENEDICTION OF THE SACRAMENT (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BENEDICTINE ORDER (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see also CATHOLIC ORDERS)

 

BENEDICTUS (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BENEFICE (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BENEFIT OF CLERGY (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BENGEL, JOHANNES ALBRECHT  (100 words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BENIN 1.7M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BERACHAH (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BERDYAEV, NIKOLAI  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BERENGARIUS OF TOURS  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BERGSON, HENRI  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

=== BERLIN CONFERENCE, 1884-85    (250words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX, ST.   (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BETHANY 20 word identification

 

BETHLEHEM 50 word identification

 

BETROTHAL (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BEZA, THEODORE  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG  

 

BIBLE  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

Bible and African Traditions  (see AFRICAN TRADITIONS AND THE BIBLE)

 

Bible and Buddhist Scriptures  (see BUDDHIST SCRIPTURES  AND THE BIBLE) 

 

Bible and Confucian Classics (see CONFUCIAN CLASSICS AND THE BIBLE)

 

Bible and the Daoist Canon (see DAOIST CANON AND THE BIBLE)

 

Bible and Hellenistic Religious traditions (see HELLENISTIC RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Hindu Scriptures (see HINDU SCRIPTURES AND THE BIBLE)

 

Bible and Koran (see KORAN AND BIBLE)

 

Bible and Native American Traditions (see NATIVE AMERICAN TRADITIONS, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible, Authority and Interpretation (see SCRIPTURE)

 

Bible in American Literature (see AMERICAN LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in Chinese Literature (see CHINESE LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in English Literature (see ENGLISH LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in French Literature  (see FRENCH LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in German Literature (see GERMAN LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in Indian Literature (see INDIAN LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in Japanese  Literature (see JAPANESE LITERATURE, THE BIBLE, AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in Portuguese Literature (see PORTUGUESE LITERATURE, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY)  

                                                  

Bible in Russian Literature (see RUSSIAN LITERATURE, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY)  

 

Bible in Scandinavian literature (see SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

Bible in Spanish Literature (see SPANISH LITERATURE, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY)  

 

BIBLE,  TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS  (600 WORDS)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BIBLE, TRANSLATIONS  (History of; and interpretation;  theological issues 1000 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BIBLE INTERPRETATION, HISTORY OF (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in Cluster

 

BIBLE INTERPRETATION: (IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXTS AND BY MARGINAL GROUPS)

AFRICA (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

ASIA (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

LATIN AMERICA (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

NORTH AMERICA (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

EASTERN EUROPE (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

WESTERN EUROPE (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

AFRICAN-AMERICAN (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

FEMINIST (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

HISPANIC (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

OTHER MARGINAL GROUPS?  (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

 

BIBLICAL COMMISSION, PONTIFICAL  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

BIBLICAL THEOLOGY, GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BIEL, GABRIEL  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BIGAMY (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BINDING AND LOOSING (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BINITARIANISM (20 word lexical definition)  (see TRINITY) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BIO-MEDICAL ETHICS (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BIRETTA (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BIRGITTA  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BIRKATH HA-MINIM  (50 word definition)

 

BIRTH and BIRTH-CONTROL  (400 words)

Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BISHOP  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

Black Churches (see AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES)

                                                                        

BLACK HOLINESS PENTECOSTALISM  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

BLACK MADONNA  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BLACK THEOLOGY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

BLASPHEMY (Lexical Definition === 20  words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

BLESSING (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BLESSING OF CHILDREN (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BLESSING OF CIVIL MARRIAGE (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BLONDEL, MAURICE  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BLOOD as symbol (of sacrifice, in history and today) (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

 

BLUMHARDT, J.C. AND C.F.B (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

BOAZ 20 word identification

 

BODY as symbol (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BOEHME, JAKOB  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BOETHIUS  (100 words)Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG  

 

BOGOMILS  and its theology  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

BOHAIRIC  (Def: 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BOHEMIAN BRETHREN (MORAVIAN BRETHREN, UNITAS FRATRUM)  (100 words;  see also MORAVIAN CHURCHES) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

BOLIVIA 7.8M 500 words Sub-Entries 500 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R  ***Letter

 

BOLLANDISTS  (def 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

BOLSEC, HIERONYMUS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BONAVENTURA  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BONHOEFFER, DIETRICH  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG 

 

BONIFACE,.  (100 words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BONIFACE VIII   (100 words)    Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (1294-1303)  (see also POPES)

 

Book Of Common Prayer  (see COMMON PRAYER, BOOK OF )

 

BOOTH, CATHERINE  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BOOTH, WILLIAM  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BORDEAUX PILGRIM  (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA  1.4M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BOSSEY  (ID 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

BOSSUET, JACQUES-BÉNIGNE  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

BOTSWANA 1M 300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

Bowing (see GENUFLECTION) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BRANCH DAVIDIANS  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see ADVENTISM) 

 

BRAY, THOMAS (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

BRAZIL 155.5M  4400 words  Sub-Entries 10000 words (+ 4,000 on reserve) Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R   

 

BREAD as symbol (of life, sacrament, symbol) (200 words)  (see also Eucharist) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BRENZ, JOHANN  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BREST-LITOVSK, UNION OF  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

BRETHREN (CHURCH OF THE) AND ITS THEOLOGY (600 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

BRETHREN OF THE COMMON LIFE  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

Brethren of the Free Spirit (see FREE SPIRIT)

 

BREVIARY (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BRIGGS, CHARLES A. (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY  (ID  50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BRITISH EXPLORATIONS, CONQUESTS, MISSIONS  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BROADCASTING, RELIGIOUS  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BROAD CHURCH  (Def 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

BROWN, ANTOINETTE (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

BROWNSON, ORESTES (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

Bryan, William Jennings   (see SCOPES TRIAL)

 

BUCER, MARTIN  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG

 

BUCHMAN, FRANK  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BUDDHISM AND CHRISTIANITY (1,200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

BUDDHIST SCRIPTURES  AND THE BIBLE  (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP  

 

BULGAKOV, SERGEI  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BULGARIA  6.6M 400 words Sub-Entries 400 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BULL   (def 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

BULTMANN, RUDOLF  (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG and  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH (also influence of Heidegger; also anti-Judaism)

 

BURAKU LIBERATION THEOLOGY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (or under JAPAN LIBERATION THEOLOGY) 

 

 

BURIAL SERVICES  (see also REQUIEM MASS, PRAYER) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP (400 words)

 

BURKINA FASO 2M 300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BURNING OF HERETICS ((Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

BURUNDI 6.1M  400 words Sub-Entries 400 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

BUSHNELL, HORACE (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BUSINESS ETHICS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

BUTLER, JOSEPH  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

BUTLER, JOSEPHINE  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE AND ART ((Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP