MACCABEES, BOOKS OF (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

MACEDONIA  1.3M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

MACHEN, J. GRESHAM (100 words) Template #  7  T  FIG    

 

=== MACRINA, (237 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG 

 

MADAGASCAR  7.9M 400 words  Sub-Entries 500 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

MAGDALA 20 word identification

 

Magdalene, Mary  (see MARY)

 

MAGI  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 P FIG

 

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

 

MALABAR CHRISTIANS AND THEIR THEOLOGY (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

MALAWI  8.4M  400 words  Sub-Entries 600 words   Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

MALAYSIA  1.8M 300 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

MALCOLM X  (and his relationship to Martin Luther King Jr.)  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

MALINES CONVERSATIONS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

MALTA 0.4  (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R

 

MAN, THEOLOGICAL VIEWS OF  (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see also ANDROCENTRISM, WOMAN)

 

MANASSAS, PRAYER OF  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

MANDAEANS AND THEIR THEOLOGY (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

MANI, MANICHAEISM  (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MANNING, HENRY EDWARD CARDINAL  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG  

 

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

 

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

 

MARBURG COLLOQUY  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

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

 

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

 

MARCELLUS OF ANCYRA  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MARCION, MARCIONISM  (400 words)Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MARGARET OF CORTONA  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

MARGUERITE DE NAVARRE  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

MARIE D'OIGNIES  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG  (see also BEGUINES)

 

DE MARILLAC,  LOUISE (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG  Spirituality

 

MARITAIN, JACQUES  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

MARK, LITURGY OF ST  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

MARK EUGENCIUS  (see also ISIDORE OF KIEV)  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

MARONITE CHURCH AND ITS THEOLOGY (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

MARTINIQUE 4M  300 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N  

 

MARPRELATE TRACTS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

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

 

MARRIAGE, THEOLOGY OF (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept    #  3  in Cluster

 

MARRIAGE, THEOLOGY AND PRACTICE OF,  IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXTS AND MARGINAL GROUPS

AFRICA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster(including in AIC)

ASIA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster 

                ISLANDS (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

EASTERN EUROPE (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

LATIN AMERICA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

PACIFIC ISLANDS and AUSTRALIA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

NORTH AMERICA  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

WESTERN EUROPE (200 words)Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

AFRICAN-AMERICAN (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

FEMINIST (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

HISPANIC (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

OTHER MARGINAL GROUPS?  (400 words to be sub-divided) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

 

MARRIAGE, CEREMONY OF  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

MARSILIUS (or MARSIGLIO) OF PADUA  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

MARTHA  AND MARY  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG in NT

 

MARTHANA  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (see also DEACONESS) 

 

MARTIN OF TOURS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

Martin (see  POPES)

 

MARTYRDOM AND MARTYROLOGIES (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

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

 

MARXISM AND MARXIST-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE (600 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

MARXIST INTERPRETATIONS OF CHRISTIANITY  (400 words)   Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH (see also ECONOMIC STUDIES and SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES)   

 

MARY (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

MARY MAGDALENE  (NT AND GNOSTIC TEXTS) (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

 

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MARY TUDOR  100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MARYKNOLL MISSIONNARIES  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV    

 

MASCULINITY (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see ANDROCENTRISM,  MAN)

 

MASS (HIGH, LOW) (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

MASSORETES  (50 word identification) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

MATER ET MAGISTRA (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP 

 

Mather, Cotton  (see PURITANISM)    

 

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

 

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

 

Matrimony (see MARRIAGE)

 

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

 

 

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

 

MAURISTS  (50 word identification) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

MAXIMUS THE CONFESSOR  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MCPHERSON, AIMEE SEMPLE (CLARK 260) (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

MECHTILD OF MAGDEBURG  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

MEDIA:  CINEMA. TELEVISION,  AND RADIO Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (as expression of Christian theology; and as contemporary media and modes of expression in the contemporary world). (400 words)

 

MEDIA, WORSHIP ON  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

 

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

                                                                                       

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

 

MELANCHTHON, PHILIPP (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MELANIA THE ELDER (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

MELANIA THE YOUNGER  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

MELCHIZEDEK 50 word identification

 

MELKITES (or Melchites)  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

MELITIAN SCHISMS (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MENNONITES AND THEIR THEOLOGY (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MERTON, THOMAS (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

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

 

MESSALIANS  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

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

 

MESSIANIC JUDAISM AND ITS THEOLOGY (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

METAPHOR (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

METAPHYSICS (600 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

METHODIST CHURCHES AND THEIR THEOLOGY (1,600 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (200 words) Template #  4  MOV

 

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

 

 METHODIUS OF OLYMPUS (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

METHODS FOR THE STUDY OF CHRISTIANITY (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

METRICAL PSALMS (Lexical Definition === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

MEXICO  95.2M  4400 words   Sub-Entries  7200 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

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

 

MICHAEL CERULARIUS  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

MIDDLE EAST, HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN  Half a  page map with arrows showing the approximate dates when Christianity arrived and developed.   (equivalent to 400 words)  Narrative   ( 1200 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

                                                                            

MIDRASH 20 word identification

 

MIGNE, JACQUES PAUL (50 word id of his works)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

MILAN, EDICT OF (50 word id)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

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

 

MILITARY ORDERS   (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

MILLENNIALISM/MILLENARIANISM (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  Cluster

 

MILLENNIALISM IN NORTH AMERICA (300 words) Template #  3  Cluster

 

MILLENNIUM in Bible and as symbolic figure in Christian thought (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Miller, William  (see ADVENTISM,  MILLENNIALISM IN NORTH AMERICA )

 

MILTON, JOHN  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG    (see also ENGLISH LITERATURE, BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MIRARI VOS (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

MIRIAM 20 word identification

 

MISKITO COAST  (50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

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

 

MISSION, THEOLOGIES OF (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept  #  3  in Cluster

 (includes views of missions in different denominations)

 

MISSION, THEOLOGIES OF,  IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXTS AND MARGINAL GROUPS

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

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 (includes, North America as mission field)

WESTERN EUROPE (400 words)Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster (includes, Europe as mission field)

 

MISSIONARY SOCIETIES (19th century)  (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

MIT BRENNENDER SORGE (encyclical)  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

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

 

MITHRAISM AND CHRISTIANITY (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER (see MYSTERY CULTS)

 

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

 

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

 

MODALISM (Lexical Definition === 20 words)  (see TRINITY)

 

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

 

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

 

MOGILA, PETER  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

                       

MOHLER, JOHANN ADAM  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MOLDOVA  3M  400 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

MOLINA, LUIS DE  (200 words)  SJ Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

MOLINOS, MIGUEL DE  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

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

 

MONASTIC MOVEMENT AND ITS THEOLOGY (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see ASCETIC MONASTICISM,  CENOBIC MONASTICISM, KENOTIC MONASTICISM)

 

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

 

MONGOLS  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT

                                 

MONICA, SEE also AUGUSTINE (Liz Clark?) (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

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

 

MONOPHYSITISM (200 word) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see also CYRIL, ORTHODOX NON-CHALCEDONIAN)

 

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

 

MONOTHELITISM  (200 words)    Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

MONTANISM (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

MOODY, DWIGHT LYMAN  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

MORAL MAJORITY (100 words)    Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

MORAL REARMAMENT  (50 words)    Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

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

 

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

                                                                                       

MORAVIAN CHURCH AND ITS THEOLOGY (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

MORE, HANNAH   (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG 

 

MORE, ST. THOMAS  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

=== MORMON, BOOK OF  (251 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

 

Mormons (see LATTER-DAY SAINTS, CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF,)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MOSES, ASSUMPTION OF (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

MOSES OF CHORENE  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

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

 

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

 

MOTT, JOHN R.  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

Mourning rites (see DEATH)

 

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

 

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

 

MOZAMBIQUE  7.6M  400 words  Sub-Entries 500 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

MOZARABIC RITE  (200 words)  description of rite, with little history Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

MUJERISTA THEOLOGY  (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

MUHLENBERG, HENRY MELCHOIR  (100 words) Template #  7  P  FIG

 

MULTICULTURAL TEACHING    (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP  (see also TEACHING)

 

MÜNZER, THOMAS  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

MURATORIAN CANON   (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

MUSIC IN/AS WORSHIP  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

MYANMAR  3.8M  400 words  Sub-Entries 200 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

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

 

MYSTERY CULTS AND CHRISTIANITY (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

MYSTERY (MIRACLE) PLAY   (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

 

MYSTICISM (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV  

 

MYTH (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH