Christian festival celebrating
Jesus's resurrection from the dead.
Within Christianity, different denominations
coming together in pursuit of mutual understanding and unity.
'Religious festival of sacrifice' or the great
feast which occurs during the month of pilgrimage. It is the
most important festival in the Islamic calendar, and is traditionally
associated with Ibrahim's intended sacrifice of his son Ismail.
'Religious festival of breaking the fast,'
the feast to celebrate the breaking of the fast at the end
of Ramadan; the second most important festival in the Islamic
A designation of any denomination ruled by
bishops, but normally used of the Anglican church.
The chief sacrament and central act of worship
in most Christian traditions (also called Holy Communion,
the Lord's Supper, the Liturgy and Mass) this involves the
re-enactment of Jesus's last meal with his disciples, and
including the sharing of bread and wine.
A word deriving from the Greek work for Gospel,
or 'good news', and which refers to the injunction upon Christians
to preach and spread the Gospel.
Second book of the Bible and the story told
therein of the escape to freedom from slavery in Egypt of
the Israelite people.