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

 

SABBATARIANISM (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

SABINIANA (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG (See DEACONESS)

 

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

 

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

 

SACRAMENTS (600 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SACRED HEART, DEVOTION TO (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

 

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

 

SAINTS, DEVOTION TO (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SALOME 20 word identification

 

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

 

SALVATION ARMY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

SALVATION HISTORY (Definition === 100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

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

 

SAMARIA in Bible and as symbolic place/  in Christian thought (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

SAMARITAN, THE GOOD  50 word identification

 

SAMSON, 20 word identification 

 

SAMUEL, BOOKS OF (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

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

 

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

 

SANCTUARY, RIGHT OF   (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SANHEDRIN 100 word identification

 

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

 

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

 

SATAN (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see DEVIL)

 

SATURNINUS  (50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

SAUDI ARABIA  .8M  400 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SAUL 50 word identification

 

SAVIOR (in Bible)  in the Bible and as symbolic figure in Christian Thought (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 2 T Concept 

 

SAVOY CONFERENCE (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

SAVOY DECLARATION  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  6  SCRIP

 

SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

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

 

 

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

 

SCHELLING, FRIEDRICH WILHELM JOSEPH VON  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

SCHLEIERMACHER, FRIEDRICH DANIEL ERNST  (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

SCHMALKALDIC ARTICLES  (by M. Luther) (100 words)  (See also CONCORD, BOOK OF) Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

SCHOLASTICISM (as theological movement) (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

SCHWEITZER, ALBERT (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  TP  FIG

 

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

 

SCIENCE AND CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY (1,200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Scofield Reference Bible (  see DISPENSATIONALISM, BIBLE TRANSLATIONS)

SCOPES TRIAL (1925) (100 words) # 8 EVENT

 

Scotism  (see DUNS SCOTUS)

 

Scottish Common-Sense Philosophy (see ENLIGHTENMENT IN NORTH AMERICA)

 

Scotus, John Duns  (see DUNS SCOTUS)

 

SCRIBE in the Bible and as symbolic figure or role  in Christian Thought (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 2 T Concept

 

SCRIPTURAL CRITICISM  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH  (as an integrating methodology)

 

SCRIPTURE (views of the authority and roles of, (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Scrolls, (see DEAD SEA SCROLLS)

 

SEAL OF CONFESSION (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SECOND COMING OF CHRIST, the (20 words;  see Parousia, Millennium, eschatology)

 

SECTS (Definition === 100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see also HERESY)

 

SECULAR ARM (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 C

 

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

 

SECULARIZATION and SECULARISM (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept 

 

Seleucia, Council Of (See ARIMINUM AND SELEUCEIA)

 

SELF-CONTROL (in the NT)  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

SEMI-ARIANISM  (50 word definition)  cross references Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

SEMIOTIC STUDIES  OF CHRISTIANITY  (400 WORDS)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

SEMI-PELAGIANISM  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

SENEGAL .5M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SENTENCES, BOOKS OF (50 word definition)  Rationale & Template Entry #  6  SCRIP

 

SEPTUAGINT (LXX) (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  6  SCRIP

 

SERAPHIM 20 word identification

 

SERGIUS OF CONSTANTINOPLE (50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG (see MONOTHELITISM)

 

SERMON ON THE MOUNT (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

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

 

SERVANT SONGS (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

=== SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST WORSHIP  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

Seventh-Day Adventists  (see ADVENTISM)

 

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

 

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

 

SHAKERS AND THEIR THEOLOGY (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see CAMISARDS,  APOCALYPTICISM and ESCHATOLOGY)

 

SHAKESPEARE (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG  

 

SHAMANISM AND CHRISTIANITY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER  (see Korea, South)

 

SHAW, ANNA HOWARD (200 words) 

 

SHEKINAH 50 word identification

 

SHEMA 20 word identification

 

SHENUTE  (or Shenoute)  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

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

 

SHINTOISM AND CHRISTIANITY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

SHOAH (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT  (see JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY)

 

SHROUD 50 word identification

 

SIBYLLINE ORACLES (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

SICK, VISITATION OF, ANOINTING OF  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SIERRA LEONE .6M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SIGER OF BRABANT(100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

SIGN OF THE CROSS (Lexical Definition === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

 

SIKHISM AND CHRISTIANITY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

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

 

SIMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

SIN (800 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see also ANTHROPOLOGY)

 

=== SINGAPORE  .4M  300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SINGING (in churches)  (Lexical Definition === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

 

Sixtus  (See POPES)

 

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

 

SLOVAKIA  4.6M  400 words  Sub-Entries 300 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

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

 

=== SMITH, JOSEPH  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG 

 

SOCIAL DARWINISM AND CHRISTIAN THOUGHT (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

SOCIAL ENCYCLICALS  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

SOCIAL ETHICS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (including in Japan)

 

SOCIAL GOSPEL (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

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

 

Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge (see SPCK)

 

SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE GOSPEL  (50 word definition and territories) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

SOCINUS (100 words)  (see also UNITARIANISM, RACONIAN CATECHISM) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF CHRISTIANITY (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

SÖDERBLOM, NATHAN (200 words)Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH 

 

SODOM in Bible and as symbolic place/  in Christian thought (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

SOELLE, DOROTHEE  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG 

 

SOLEMN LEAGUE AND COVENANT (1643)  (50 word identification)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

SOLIDARITY (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see PREFERENTIAL OPTION FOR THE POOR)

 

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

 

SOLOMON in Bible and as symbolic figure in Christian thought (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

SOLOMON, ODES OF (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

SOLOMON ISLANDS  .4M  300 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

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

 

SON OF GOD (Definition = 100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see CHRISTOLOGIES)

 

SON OF MAN (Definition = 100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see CHRISTOLOGIES)

 

SONG OF SONGS (or Songs of Solomon) (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

SONG OF THE THREE CHILDREN (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

Sons of God (see CHILDREN OF GOD)

 

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

 

Sorbonne (see UNIVERSITIES)

 

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

 

SOTERIOLOGY (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see ATONEMENT, REDEMPTION, SALVATION)

 

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

SOUTH AFRICA  33.6M  2000 words  Sub-Entries 1600 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SOUTH INDIA, CHURCH OF, AND ITS THEOLOGY (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (See also INDIAN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGIES)  

 

SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION (300 words)  Template #  4  MOV 

 

SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP COUNCIL  (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

SPAIN  37.1M   2000 words  Sub-Entries 2000 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

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

 

SPANISH LITERATURE, THE BIBLE AND CHRISTIANITY  (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

SPCK  (100 word definition and scope)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

SPENER, PHILIP  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

SPINOZA, BARUCH  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

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

 

SPIRITISM (or Spiritualism)  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SPIRITUAL EXERCISES (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

Spiritual Franciscans (see FRANCISCANS)

 

SPIRITUALITY, CHRISTIAN FORMS OF (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept #  3  in Cluster

 

SPIRITUALITY, CHRISTIAN FORMS OF IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXTS

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

(including in African Instituted Churches)

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

CARIBBEAN 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

 

SPIRITUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY DENOMINATIONS

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

CHARISMATIC AND PENTECOSTAL (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

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

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

 

SPIRITUALS  (see ?????)  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SPORTS, BOOK OF (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

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

 

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

 

STANTON, ELIZABETH CADY  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG

 

STAR OF BETHLEHEM (and star in the Bible) in the Bible and as symbolic figure in Christian Thought (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 2 T Concept

 

STATES OF THE CHURCH (50 word definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

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

 

STATUS CONFESSIONIS  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  6  SCRIP

 

STEPHANAS 50 word identification

 

STEPHEN, First Martyr  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

Stephen Harding (See HARDING)           

 

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

 

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

 

STOICISM (200 words) and theology Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

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

 

STRAUSS, DAVID FRIEDRICH               (200 words)   Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH                                                                                                            

 

STRUCTURAL STUDIES  OF CHRISTIANITY  (200 WORDS)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT  (SCM) (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

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

 

STUTTGART DECLARATION  ??????????

 

STYLITES  (see also SIMEON) (20 word definition)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

SUAREZ, FRANCISCO  (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG 

 

SUBINTRODUCTAE, AGAPETAE (Lexical Definition === 40 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

Subordinationism   (see TRINITY)

 

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

SUDAN  4.9M  400 words  Sub-Entries  400 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL MOVEMENT  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

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

 

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

 

SUPRALAPSARIANISM (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see PREDESTINATION)

 

SUPREMACY, ACTS OF  (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

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

 

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

 

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

=== SWEDEN   6M   400 words  Sub-Entries 600 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SWEDENBORG, EMANUEL   (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

SWITZERLAND  6.5M  400 words  Sub-Entries 400 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SYLLABUS OF ERRORS  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP 

 

Sylvester (see POPES)

 

SYMBOLISM (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

Symbols  (see CREEDS) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

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

SYNCRETISM and SYNTHESIS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Synod (see COUNCIL AND SYNOD) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

SYNOPTIC GOSPELS  and Q  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

SYRIA  1.3M  400 words  Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

SYRIAN CATHOLICS (UNIATE) AND THEIR THEOLOGY (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV