LABADISTS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

=== LABARUM (Lexical Definition === 37 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LABOR MOVEMENT AND CHRISTIANITY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

LABOR, THEOLOGY OF (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

==== LACORDAIRE, HENRI-DOMINIQUE  (150 words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

==== LACTANTIUS  (100 words)  P andRationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

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

 

LAITY, PARTICIPATION IN WORSHIP (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LAITY, THEOLOGY OF (600 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

LAMBETH   (50 word identification) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

LAMBETH ARTICLES  (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LAMBETH CONFERENCES (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT     

 

LAMBETH QUADRILATERAL (1888)  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LAMENNAIS, FÉLICITÉ ROBERT DE  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LAMENTABILI (decree of 1907)  (50 words)  against modernism.  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LAMENTATIONS OF JEREMIAH  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LAMB OF GOD (in NT)  20 word identification 

 

LAMPADION ( 100 words)  (see also DEACONESS) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

LANCASTRIAN SCHOOLS  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

LAND in Christian thought and praxis (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  Cluster

LAND in Christian thought and praxis IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXT

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

in AIC)

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

CARIBBEAN ISLANDS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  Cluster

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

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

PACIFIC ISLANDS and AUSTRALIA (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  Cluster

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

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

 

LANDMARK BAPTISTS (100 words) Template #  4  MOV

 

LANGTON, STEPHEN  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

LANGUAGE and theological understandings of Christianity (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH (see also TRANSLATION)

 

LAODICEA 20 word identification

 

LAPSED (OR LAPSI) (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LAS CASAS, BARTOLOMÉ DE  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

LAST SUPPER (Lexical Definition === 20 words) (see EUCHARIST) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LATERAN COUNCILS  (200 words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

LATERAN TREATY  (50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

LATIN, ECCLESIASTICAL  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

LATIN AMERICA, HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN  A full page map with arrows showing the approximate dates when Christianity arrived and developed in this region.    (Equivalent to 800 words)  (PLUS NARRATIVE SKETCH OF THIS  HISTORY =  800 WORDS) Rationale & Template Entry #  1  R

 

LATIN AMERICA MISSION  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

LATIN AMERICAN THEOLOGY  (a survey) (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

LATITUDINARIANISM (Definition === 100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

===  LATTER-DAY SAINTS, CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF, AND ITS THEOLOGY (600 words)

Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

LATVIA  1.6M  400 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

LAUD, WILLIAM  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

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

 

LAUSANNE MOVEMENT AND ITS THEOLOGY (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

 

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

 

LAY BROTHER OR SISTER (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LAY PIETY MOVEMENT (MIDDLE AGES, REFORMATION) AND ITS THEOLOGY (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

LAYING ON OF HANDS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LAZARUS 20 word identification

 

LEBANON  1.7M  400 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

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

 

LECTURERS  (50 word definition)  Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP    

 

LEE, ANN (see also SHAKERS) (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG

 

LEE, JARENA  (AFRICAN-AMERICAN 19TH CENTURY)  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG

 

LENT (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LEO  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (440-61) (see also POPES)

 

LEO XIII (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (1878-1903 (see also POPES)

 

LEONINE SACRAMENTARY  (50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LEONTIUS OF BYZANTIUM  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LEONTIUS OF JERUSALEM (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

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

 

LESSING, GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

LEVITES 20 word identification

 

LEVITICUS, BOOK OF  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LEWIS, C.S.   (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LIBER DE CAUSIS  (50 word identification) Rationale & Template Entry #  6  SCRIP

 

LIBER PONTIFICALIS (50 word identification) Rationale & Template Entry #  6  SCRIP

 

LIBERAL THEOLOGY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

LIBERALISM  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

LIBERATION (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept   #  3  in Cluster

 

LIBERATION THEOLOGIES

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

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

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

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

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

PACIFIC ISLANDS and AUSTRALIA (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

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

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

LIBERIA  1.2M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

LIFE AND WORK MOVEMENT  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see also ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT)

 

LIGHT as symbols (300 words) (see also DARKNESS) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

LIMBO (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (100 words) Template #  7  T  FIG  

 

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

 

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

 

Literacy  (see EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LITHUANIA  3.2M  500 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

LITURGICAL COLORS (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LITURGICAL MOVEMENT  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

Liturgical Vestments (see VESTMENTS) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LITURGY, HISTORIC LITURGIES (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

 

LLULL, RAMON  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

                                                                                       

LOCKE, JOHN  (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LOGOS (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

LOISY, ALFRED  (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LOLLARDS  (200 words)  (see WICLIF)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV    

 

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

 

LORD'S DAY (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LORD'S PRAYER (Lexical Definition === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LORD'S SUPPER (Lexical Definition === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

LOSSKY, VLADIMIR  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LOUIS I  of France  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

LOUIS IX  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

LOURDES  (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

LOVE (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

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

 

LOW CHURCH PARTY  (50 word definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

Loyola, Ignatius  (see IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA)

 

LUCARIS, CYRIL  (200 words)  P  patriarch of Constantinople; Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LUCIAN OF ANTIOCH  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LUCIFER 50 word identification

 

LUIS OF GRANADA  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

LUKE, GOSPEL ACCORDING TO  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

LUTHER, MARTIN (1200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA (200 words) Template #  4  MOV

 

LUTHERAN CHURCH—MISSOURI SYNOD (200 words) Template #  4  MOV

 

LUTHERAN CHURCHES AND THEIR THEOLOGY (=LUTHERANISM) (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (includes Lutheran Charismatics in US)

 

LUTHERAN WORLD FEDERATION  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

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

 

LUXEMBOURG (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

LXX  (see SEPTUAGINT)