Christian Vocabulary
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Christian Vocabulary

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As Christianity, and especially Catholicism, developed into a world religion, it also developed a lot of words that describe the different people involved, and the rituals that these people do. This page explains what some of these words mean.

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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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