Questions tagged [terminology]
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Is it fair to use "protestant" as a synonym for "credobaptist"?
Is it fair to use "protestant" as a synonym for "credobaptist"? I've noticed several instances here (both recent and historic) of folks using using "protestant" as a ...
Is it appropriate to use disputed terms in question titles?
An example question can be found here, which contains an image of a painting of the (according to the asker) "Mother of God". While the term is certainly embraced by Catholics, it is utterly unheard ...
What is the correct terminology when referring to (Roman) Catholicism?
I recently saw a comment from a user saying that the term Roman Catholic is derogatory. Is this the widely considered to be the case? There are various terms I have seen applied to the Catholic ...
What is the generally accepted term for X?
Several issues have come up related to appropriate terminology. Rather than discuss these each time they come up, I suggest using this question as a catch-all place for noting the acceptable ...
Denomination vs. sect vs. faith vs. tradition
Is there a preferred terminology to use when referring to all "brands" of Christianity? We've been running into this a lot (both on Meta and C.SE). Many (myself included) have said "denomination/...