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What do Christians believe? Show more Show less

Of the world’s population of 7.8 billion, Christianity is the most widely practised religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. Next in popularity are 1.5 billion followers of Islam and 900 million Hindu. There are many beliefs that Christians have in common. There are however, not unsurprisingly, also many differences in the more than 21,000 Christian denominations.

Being Amish - points of difference Show more Show less

Amish are an American Protestant group with around 200,000 members.
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Amish Miscellaneous beliefs

The Amish practice shunning against members who have transgressed.
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The Amish believe that once a person has died, they’re no longer there. They are immediately with God in the afterlife.[1] Salvation is achieved not just through faith but also a lifetime of obedience to family and church authority. Erring members may be shunned until there is repentance, forgiveness and restoration to full fellowship.[2]

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  1. https://www.joincake.com/blog/amish-funeral/
  2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/subdivisions/amish_1.shtml

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