Genealogy Projects tagged with Religion on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Eesti vaimulikud

    Eesti Vaimulikud - Wikipedia List [ ] (kokku 1120). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ülempreester: Johann Allik , sünd: 30.11.1874, surm: 15.02.1940 Maetud Pärnusse Mina olen teie tõde ja elu. Joh 14,6 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Svećenici / Catholic priests from Croatia

    MAKARSKA DIOCESE is one of the oldest dioceses in Croatia. While, for example, the Zagreb diocese was founded 1094, Hvar 1147, Sibenik 1298, and Banja Luka and Mostar 1881., Makarska diocese was created before the arrival of the Croats on the Adriatic. It was first mentioned at a church council in ancient Salona 4th May 533, and some scholars believe that it is well established before that. Doc...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Uppdateringar Svenska präster genom tiderna Nytt projekt med tanken att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdaminnen ...

  • Notable atheists

    From Wikipedia (English) : Atheism, in a broad sense, is the rejection of belief in the existence of deities; in a narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Living persons in this list are people whose atheism is relevant to their notable activities or public life, and who have publicly identified themselves as atheists.

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  • Colonial American Ministers

    This project commemorates colonial clergy for their roles as founders and leaders of the first American communities. The first clergy in America led bands of followers across the Atlantic and acted as leaders in every area of life — as educators, judges and heads of government — during America’s formative years. Bring your "Reverend" ancestors on over! To be eligible, par...

  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Join this Project and bring your ancestor's profile! The more the merrier. Feel free to break out into "associated projects" as well. The Religious Society of Friends The Quakers, or Friends , were formed in the mid-17th Century by an English shoemaker, George Fox (1624-1691). His core belief was that man did not need an intermediary to establish a relationship with God — no trained ...

  • Quakers on Barbados

    This Project is to find our Quaker Ancestors on Barbados. Feel free to join and bring your ancestor profile along. Quakers on Barbados 1655 Quakers Mary Fisher and Ann Austin traveled to Barbados and are said to have been the first Quakers in America. "The island of Barbados was during the 17th century the great port of entry to the colonies in the western world. In the last half of...

  • Biblical Tree

    In the beginning G-d created the heaven and the earth. . . . Thus begins history as told by Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Six "days" later, G-d created Adam & Eve , and the rest, as they say... is history. Likewise, this is probably the very first " merge project " started on Geni, way back in January 2009, by Shmuel-Aharon Kam (who runs it like a Tyrant!). The goal of this project is to...

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  • Roman Catholic Cardinals

    ) A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official, usually an ordained bishop, and ecclesiastical prince of the Catholic Church. Cardinals are collectively known as the College of Cardinals, which as a body elects a new pope. The duties of the cardinals include attending the meetings of the College and making themselves available individually or in groups to the pope if he requests their couns...

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  • Delegates at the Uppsala Synod 1593

    Detta projekt är för personer som deltog eller Undertecknade Uppsala mötes beslut The Uppsala Synod in 1593 was the most important synod of the Lutheran Church of Sweden. Sweden had gone through its Protestant Reformation and broken with Roman Catholicism in the 1520s, but an official confession of faith had never been declared. The synod was summoned to Uppsala by Duke...

  • African Missionaries (South Africa, Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi) and beyond.

    'Missionaries were amongst the first people to explore the interior of Africa. This project is a place to assemble them and to explore their family history. To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal ...

  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • Finlands präster genom tiderna ~ Suomen papit kautta aikojen - 1800-talet

    Alfabetiskt namn register När man editerar projektet sätt en * framför Alfabet och spara, sen kan ni editera i lugn o ro för då vet alla att projektet uppdateras och när ni är färdiga ta bort * och spara. Lägg gärna till de präster Du har i Ditt släktträd i projekten I detta projekt samt även i...

  • Finlands präster genom tiderna ~ Suomen papit kautta aikojen ~ Finnish priests of all time

    This is a master project covering the priests in Finland. Ett projekt med tanken att samla alla kyrkans män / kvinnor som är Präst vigda! (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, kaplaner, komministrar etc.) i Finland. Och exkludera icke religiösa roller som klockare, kyrkvärdar och kantorer. A project to collect all men of the church in Finland in one project (priests...

  • Roman Catholic popes

    The Pope (from Latin: papa; from Greek: πάππας pappas, a child's word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. In the Catholic Church, the Pope is regarded as the successor of Saint Peter, the Apostle. The current pope is Francis, who was elected on 13 March 2013, succeeding Benedict XVI. The office of the pop...

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  • Saints

    Scope of Project This project identifies Saints from all religions who have ancestry here on Geni. Overview Saints are individuals of exceptional holiness who are important in many religions, particularly Christianity. Though the term is mostly used for Christians considered exceptionally virtuous, many religions use similar concepts to venerate individuals worthy of honor in some way, ...

  • Edsleskogs kyrkoherdar

    Vicars of Edsleskog This project will list and gather information regarding the vicars of the parish of Edsleskog in Dalsland, Sweden. Edsleskog consists of the small villages and vast forests located outside the city of Åmål. In 2006 Edsleskog together with Fröskog formed Fröskog-Edsleskog parish, but this was abandonded in 2010 when all parishes in the Åm&...

  • Quakers: Religious Society of Friends

    This project is focused around the genealogy of members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). If you have sourced information, please don't hesitate to contribute. Influential and Well-Known Quakers Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania Robert Barclay, The Quaker Apologist Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Leader Joan Bae...

  • Jesuits

    Introduction The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits and are also known colloquially as "God's Marines", the latter being references to founder Ignatius of Loyola's military background and the members' willingness to accept orders anywhere in the world and to live in extreme co...

  • Finlands präster genom tiderna ~ Suomen papit kautta aikojen - Före 1700-talet

    Alfabetiskt namn register När man editerar projektet sätt en * framför Alfabet och spara, sen kan ni editera i lugn o ro för då vet alla att projektet uppdateras och när ni är färdiga ta bort * och spara. Lägg gärna till de präster Du har i Ditt släktträd i projekten I detta projekt samt även i...

  • "Western Finnmark in Norway pre - 1720. Domiciliation. Komsa civilization. Rockcarvings in Alta. Birkarler from Sweden / Finland".

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Stories about Norwegian immigrants to USA and other Norwegian stories, (goldmining in Alaska etc.) Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - Alta - Norway . ...

  • Gospel Music Hall of Fame

    Gospel Music Hall of Fame= (with incomplete list of those inducted)The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, created in 1971 by the Gospel Music Association, is a Hall of Fame dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions by individuals and groups in all forms of gospel music.Gospel Music Hall of Fame website: By Year:

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  • Finlands präster genom tiderna ~ Suomen papit kautta aikojen - 1700-talet

    Alfabetiskt namn register Lägg gärna till de präster Du har i Ditt släktträd i projekten I detta projekt samt även i Huvud projektet (Det är lite dubbel arbete men det är för att hålla ordning på Prästerna). Vi försöker samla alla kyrkans män / kvinnor (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, kaplaner, kom...

  • The Palatine Families Project

    THE PALATINES Prior to 1871, what is now Germany consisted of a number of separate states such as Wurttemberg , Prussia , Bavaria , etc., whose boundaries changed frequently as a result of war and other causes. The Palantinate was one of these states, and was located along the Rhine, roughly corresponding to the modern German state of Rhineland-Pfalz . About this project The Palatinate ...

  • Hudood-e-Kiram

    Bismillah hirr-rahmaan nirr-raheem. Assalamu-alaikum! An accurate and researched classification of all Hudood-e-Kiraam of the Da'awat-e-Haadiya . Mainly it will contain historical profiles of the below mentioned hierarchies (explained with titles). A'imma-e-Taahireen/ Auwliya-e-Allah : Imaam's & Naib-e-Imaam's Anbiya-e-Kiraam : Rasool's Dua'at-e-Kiraam : Baab ul-Abwaab's, Baab's, Hu...

  • Jesus Ancestors

    This is a working project intended to help coordinate discussions about cleaning up the ancestry of Jesus of Nazareth on Geni. How to Participate You can participate by following the project and contributing to the discussions. Please note that theological disputes are "off topic". Documenting Different Theories Please remember that theories are not facts. There are dozens of theories a...

  • Rooms-katholieke religieuzen

    volgt later. Iedereen kan hier profielen toevoegen die 'Non, Overste, Pater, Priester, etc.' zijn geworden binnen de Rooms-katholieke kerk. Wellicht dat later een onderverdeling nuttig is, maar vooralsnog weet ik niet meer dan dat ze 'non' zijn geworden. Hiërarchie volgens wetboek Canoniek Recht 1983 ërarchie_van_de_Rooms-katholieke_Kerk Paus ‧ Paus ‧ Bis...

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  • Resurrecting The Last Supper

    The Last Supper (Il Cenacolo or L'Ultima Cena )is a 15th century mural painting in Milan created by Leonardo da Vinci which portrays Jesus with the twelve apostles. Speculative questions abound. Was Jesus' Last Supper a Seder? Is Mary Magdalene in painting or John the Apostle? ( Scroll down for possible answers. ) The apostles are identified from a manuscript (The Notebooks ...

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  • Archive of the Inquisition

    For information relating specifically to the Spanish Inquisition, please see Spanish Inquisition . The Archive of the Inquisition (or more fully the Archive of the Inquisition and Index ), officially referred to as the Archive of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (abbreviated to ACDF for Archivio Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei ) in the Vatican, contains the Catholic Church's ...

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  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

    Fleeing religious persecution of Protestants in France after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes (which had guaranteed their rights), 200 000 French Huguenots emigrated to countries such as Switzerland. Germany, England, America, and South Africa. Amongst the first Huguenots to come were Francois Villion (Viljoen) and the du Toit brothers, François and Guillaume . Actually, the ...

  • Salem Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site Return to Historic Spotsylvania Churches Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Wilderness Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site Return to Historic Spotsylvania Churches Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Roman Catholic saints

    Saints of the Roman Catholic Church are people who are seen as exceptionally holy and have undergone a formal process, called canonization. Formal canonization is a lengthy process often taking many years, even centuries. List of Roman Catholic saints A Abbo Floriacensis Abgarus V Abundius (sanctus) Acacius Sanctus Adalbertus Adeluoldus Adeodatus I Aelredus Agapetus I ...

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  • New Religious Movement Founders

    New Religious Movements are those traditions, either independent religions or movements within existing religious frameworks, established from roughly 1800 C.E. forward. Some famous examples include the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, Pentecostalism, Scientology, Wicca, the Baha'i Faith, Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidism, and Messianic Judaism. ...

  • Early Mormon Leaders Project

    Contents: Introduction Finding Aids Church Presidents Quorum of 12 Apostles before 1844 Three Witnesses Eight Witnesses Current First Presidency Current Quorum of Twelve Apostles People Mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants Early Non-Mormons of Interest Early Mormon Leaders Haun's Mill Victims Introduction: The scope of this project is to complete accurate family t...

  • House of David

    The Davidic Line The Davidic Dynasty Davidic Dynasty Prophecy Pivotal Davidic Lines World Family Tree Chart The biblical King David of Israel was known for his diverse skills as both a warrior and a writer of psalms. In his 40 years as ruler, between approximately 1010 and 970 B.C.E., he united the people of Israel, led them to victory in battle, conquered land and paved the way for h...

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  • English Dissenters

    English dissenters prior to and during the civil war/revolution in England as well as during the Interregnum. Please add your "Dissenting" ancestors to the project. Must be set to public. Collaborators, please feel free to edit the page, add resources, and invite more collaborators. From Wikipedia English Dissenters were Christians who separated from the Church of England in the 16th, 17t...

  • Zion United Methodist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site Return to Historic Spotsylvania Churches Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • New Hope Baptist Church, Orange, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site The project is to document profiles of past members. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Sarajevo: Little Jerusalem of the Balkans

    Sarajevo, Cultural Centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo is famous for its traditional religious diversity , with adherents of Islam, Orthodoxy, Catholicism and Judaism coexisting there for centuries. Due to this long and rich history of religious diversity, Sarajevo has often been called the “Jerusalem of Europe” or “Jerusalem of the Balkans”. Sarajevo J...

  • Craigs Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site Return to Historic Spotsylvania Churches Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    11007 W Catharpin Rd Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia United States (Latitude: 38.22167 Longitude: -77.71639) Shady Grove Cemetery Interments A Alsop, Arthur Mossen (Section 8-D) Alsop, Clara L (Section 5-E) Alsop, Earl Washington . (Section 45-A) Alsop, Julia Catherine (Section 6-A) Alsop, Mary F (Section 45-J) Alsop, Ollie L (Section 5-D) Alsop, Susie M (Sectio...

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  • British Archbishops

    Canterbury Augustine (St.) Laurence (St.) Mellitus Justus (St.) Honorius (St.) Deusdedit (St.) Wighard Theodore (St.) Bertwald (St.) Tatwin (St.) Nothelm Cuthbert (St.) Bregwin (St.) Jaenbert (St.) Aethelhard (St.) Wulfred Feologild Ceolnoth Aethelred Plegmund Athelm Wulfhelm Oda the Severe Aelfsige Berthelm Dunstan (St.) Athelgar Sigeri...

  • Goshen Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site The project is to document profiles of past members. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Kashmiri Pandits (KP)

    About Kashmiri Pandits The inhabitants of Kashmir were followers of the Proto-Indo-Iranian religion before the formalization of Rigvedic Hinduism in the period 1700–1100 BC. Therefore, the region has been associated with Hinduism since even before the origin of the religion. The name Kashmir is said to be derived from Kashyapa, one of the seven Rishis in Hindu mythology. Kashmiri Pan...

  • Wallers Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    [Official Web Site] This project is to document members of Wallers Baptist Church, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Eesti prohvetid

    Siiani oleme kuulnud prohvetlusest võõrsil ,kuid meile teada olevate andmete alusel hakkasid prohvetlikud hääled XVI -ndal sajandil kõlama ka Eestis , võimalik et isegi varasemal perioodil omasid nn. metsatargad nägemise võime . Kes on üldse Prohvet? Prohvetite esmaseks ülesandeks on olla jutlustaja, sõltumatult om...

  • Biblical Genealogy Portal

    Bible Genealogy is a collection of the genealogies found in the Bible and the Scriptures---from Adam to Jesus Christ. - Please feel free to add information to this project. See more "Related Projects" at right of page FAMILY TREE CHARTS Genealogy of the Bible Bible Family Tree Genesis Adam Shem Noah's Sons Abraham Twelve sons of Jacob

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  • Banned Authors

    “The important task of literature is to free man, not to censor him.” — Anaïs Nin Throughout world history, the majority of public, educational, and religious institutions have censored certain books for political, religious, or cultural reasons. This project serves as a place to gather together the writers -- cherished, reviled, or anywhere in-between -- who h...

  • Cathars

    Work in progress Chapters to be added: 'Cathar belief system', 'Geopolitical context'... Objective of this Project The objectives of this project are... To connect the major actors around the Cathar movement and the ensuing inquisition across regional boundaries - and thus to gain better insight into a phenomenon that had significant consequences for the political shape of modern Spain ...

  • Huguenots of the Carolinas

    Scope of Project We will create documented and accurate Geni Master Profiles for the 45 families of Huguenot settlers in the Carolinas during the Colonial American period (migrations: 1690-1730) and ensure their ancestral and descendent lines are unduplicated and well represented. Overview from: The Huguenots were members of the Protestantism|Protestant Reformed Church of France|R...

  • Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition (Spanish: Inquisición española ), officially known as the Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition ( Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición ), was a tribunal established in 1480 by Catholic Monarchs Isabella I of Castile . It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, and to replace the Medieval Inquisition which was un...

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  • Quakers of New Jersey: "Kent" Passengers (1677)

    Quakers of New Jersey: "Kent" Passengers (1677) Scope of Project To build single, validated and documented Master Profiles for passengers of The Kent , which sailed from London, England to Chygoes Island, now Burlington, New Jersey in Dec. 1677. Many of the passengers were Quakers (members of the Society of Friends). Related Projects Overview from: Fall, 1677— The ship ...

  • Biblical Judges and Kings of the Land of Israel (Canaan, Judea & Israel)

    Moses ( ) משה רבנו Timeline The Chronology of Judges Timeline PBS Heritage Timeline Israel History Biblical Times United Monarchy Kingdom of Judah Northern Kingdom of Israel Hasmonean Kingdom of Israel

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  • Noahs Ark

    Noah's Ark תֵּבַת נֹחַ‎, Tebhath Noaḥ is the vessel which, according to the Book of Genesis (chapters 6-9) and the Quran (surah hud), was built by Noah at God's command to save himself, his family, and the world's animals from a worldwide deluge. The Ark features in the traditions of a number of Abrahamic reli...

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  • FALSE MESSIAHS -משיחי שקר - -كاذبة المسيح المنتظر

    False Messiah is a term for a person considered himself or his disciples and his followers for the Messiah, but it turned out that he is not. Not all streams of Judaism, nor all streams of Quranic Islam, subscribe to the notion of a Messiah with superhuman/supernatural powers, ability to rise from the dead, ability to heal, etc. In fact, many streams of both creeds view such messianism with gre...

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  • Holy Rebels: The Iconic Abrahamic Paradigm

    Holy Prophets of the Abrahamic mold were first and foremost iconoclasts with a questioning spirit . These courageous rebels fought inequality and corrupt governance. World Religions Family Tree The Abrahamic paradigm Monotheistic, Conceive God to be a transcendent Creator-figure God as the source of moral law . Major Abrahamic religions Judaism Christiani...

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  • Roman Catholic Church

    The Roman Catholic Church is the world's largest Christian church, with over a billion members. Led by the Pope , it defines its mission as spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, administering its sacraments and exercising charity. The Roman Catholic Church is among the oldest institutions in the world and has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilization. It teaches that it is ...

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  • MAHAABHARAT

    HISTORY OF INDIA (NORTH) MOSTLY DURING THE YEARS 3100BC TO 3000BC '= 'HISTORY OF INDIA MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND YEARS AGO.. = 5000 YEARS IS A VERY LONG PERIOD, DURING WHICH EARTHQUAKES, STORMS, FLOODS AND FOREIGN INVASIONS CHANGE THE COURSE OF RIVERS, DESTROY THE TOWNS/BUILDINGS AND ALTER THE TERRITORIES. THEREFORE, THE TASK OF UNEARTHING THE FACTS IS MONUMENTAL. DATING OF THE MAHABHARAT TIM...

  • Crusades

    The Crusades were a series of religious expeditionary wars blessed by the Pope and the Catholic Church , with the main goal of restoring Christian access to the holy places in and near Jerusalem. The Crusades were originally launched in response to a call from the leaders of the Byzantine Empire for help to fight the expansion into Anatolia of Muslim Seljuk Turks who had cut off access to Jerus...

  • Русские православные святые - Russian Orthodox Saints

    List of Russian Saints Russian Orthodox Saints by Calendar Date Complete List of Saints This list of Russian saints includes the saints canonized by the Russian Orthodox Saints are sorted by their first names. A Abraham and Coprius of Gryazovets, founders of the monastery in Gryazovets Abraham and Onesimus of Kiev, monks from the Kiev Pechersk Lavra Abraham of Bulgaria, Muslim...

  • Biblical Driftwood

    This "project" is a place to save links to biblical profiles that are presently NOT attached to the main tree, until they are resolved. i.e. just ignore it.

  • Förteckning över präster - Lemland

    Den äldsta församlingen på Åland med Lumparland som kapell. Ruinerna efter Lemböte kapell härstammar från 1200-talet. Kyrkoherdar Gercka (1431-33) Nils (1548) Laurentius Nicolai (1553-58) Georgius Henrici (1571-99) Laurentius Mathaei (1605-07) Martinus Nicolai Buscherus (1645-54) Isak Martini Buscherus (1645-54) Matthias Hedem...

  • The Hindu Genesis (Origin of Life)

    This project aims to chart out common ancestors through deliberation upon evidence, common or similar, found in the Vedas, Puranas, Shrutis, Smritis, Upanyas' and Upanishads of the Indian sub-continent, and the Bible, the Tanach / Mirqa and the Quran without bias. Project Photo Discussions must be supported by evidence or quotes. Preface The Book of Genesis or B'resh...

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  • Bishops & Priests in Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church

    This project is created with the intention to learn more about bishops & priests in Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church THE MALANKARA ORTHODOX SYRIAN CHURCH The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church was founded by St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, who came to India in A.D. 52. At least from the fourth century the Indian Church entered into a close relationship with the Persi...

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  • New Age writers

    The New Age movement is a Western spiritual movement that developed in the second half of the 20th century. Its central precepts have been described as "drawing on both Eastern and Western spiritual and metaphysical traditions and infusing them with influences from self-help and motivational psychology, holistic health, parapsychology, consciousness research and quantum physics." The term New A...

  • Where are The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel?

    Where are The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel? This project hopes to explore academic studies, and historical sources regarding the quest to find the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel. Please feel free to add any information you may have. These are the 12 israeli tribes (sons of Jacob): Reuben Shimon Levites Judah Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Issacher

  • Bahá'í

    The Baha'i Faith is the youngest of the world's independent monotheistic religions. Its founder, Baha'u'llah (1817-1892) was a member of one of the great patrician families of Persia. It emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind. In the Bahá'í Faith, religious history is seen to have unfolded through a series of divine messengers such as Abraham, Jesus, Muhammad, the Buddh...

  • Piyyutim - הפיטנים והפיוטים

    Payetanim v'Piyyutim - Poets and poems Piyyut is a liturgical Jewish poem which is usually sung, chanted or recited during religious services. Most Piyyutim (plural of Piyut) are in Hebrew or Aramaic. Piyyutim have been written since Temple times and flourished in Eretz Israel in the seventh and eighth centuries. Later in the Middle Ages, Spanish-Jewish poets composed quantities of religiou...

  • The Spear of Destiny

    This project identifies persons believed to have possessed one of the three or four major holy relics regarded to be the Spear of Destiny. The Spear of Destiny The Spear of Destiny, which is also known as the Holy Lance, Holy Spear, Lance of Longinus, or Spear of Longinus is said to have been used by Longinus, a Roman centurion, to pierce the side of Jesus Christ, when crucified on the cros...

  • Quakers of New Jersey: "Shield" Passengers (1678)

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented for passengers of "The Shield," which sailed from Stockton, England to Burlington, New Jersey in Dec. 1677. Many of the passengers were Quakers (members of the Society of Friends). Related Projects Overview from: The favorable accounts written home by the first settlers in West Jersey stimulated immigration and soon th...

  • Moravian Church

    The Moravian Church, (Latin: Unitas Fratrum , meaning Unity of the Brethren), is a Protestant denomination. Its religious heritage began in 1457 in Kunvald, Bohemia. Add your Moravian ancestors to this project. History Extracted from Wikipedia, Moravian Church In 1722, a small group of Moravian Brethren who had been living as an illegal underground remnant in the Catholic Habsburg E...

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  • DIVINE SRIKRISHNA (3112 BC TO 3031 BC)

    HISTORY OF SRIKRISHNA, SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM . Welcome to the site of the S'rîmad Bhâgavatam (or theBhâgavata Purâna). Here you will find the complete and up-to-date version maintained in Sanskrit, English and Dutch of this most important sacred book of stories of India. India knows many purânas or storybooks, but this collection of stories is generally accepted a...

  • Salvation Army Officers

    Promoted to Glory The Salvation Army is a conservative Protestant church with a quasi-military hierarchy. It is widely known for its charitable work. Members are known as Salvationists. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 by William and Catherine Booth as a religious mission in the East End of London. Booth, who had been a Methodist minister, resigned to became an evangelist bringing the...

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  • Golden Ages - Leiden: Philosophy & Religion

    < BACK Leiden: Filosofie & Godsdienst (Philosophy & Religion) . De komst van tienduizenden vluchtelingen deed Leiden groeien en opnieuw bloeien. Als gevolg van de voortdurende oorlog in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden ontvluchtten grote groepen calvinistische textielwerkers de textielcentra in Vlaanderen, Artois en de omgeving van Luik. In 1577 kwam een eerste groep naar Leiden, spoedig gevol...

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  • Metaphysics - 20th Century

    The New Age Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices. This project includes key metaphysical wirters and teachers of the 20th century. Key Figures James Allen (1864-1912), New Thought Nona L. Brooks (1861-1945), New Th...

  • Cathar Credentes

    Work in Progres Objective of this Project The objective of this project is to be a repository for contemporary adepts and supporters of the Cathar movement in the 11th-13th century - primarely in the regions of Languedoc and Catalunya. This repository includes: Cathar Perfecti ('Bons Hommes', who had received the consolamentum - or Cathar baptism) Cathar Credentes (believers) Patr...

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  • Messianic Judaism

    Messianic Judaism is a syncretic religious movement that combines Jewish practices with Christian beliefs. Both Jews and Christians normally regard it as as Christian sect. The most famous example today is Jews for Jesus . History Messianic Judaism emerged as a separate movement in the 1960s and 70s, but has roots in the 19th century Hebrew Christian movement: London Society for promoti...

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  • South African Settlers - Quakers

    Early Quakers in South Africa (Work in progress - most hyperlinks take you to external information pages - Wikipedia etc. Bold links relate to Geni Profiules) To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project. If you're new to Geni, take a look at: If you want to add text to this or any project; here's how: Starter Kit for How To Add Text...

  • Bleeding Kansas: New England Emigrant Aid Company

    In 1854 and 1855, a group of businessmen and clergymen from New England arranged a company to transport more than 2,000 Yankees to the disputed Kansas Territory, in hopes that they would be able to win the upcoming vote on whether to have Kansas become a free or slave state. The overall movement that inspired this idea was known as the "Kansas Crusade." Although they were relatively small in ...

  • Massaponax Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    Official Church Web Site Massaponax Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia. People associated with the church and cemetery. Preachers Melzi Stanford Chancellor Deacons George William Clarke Cemetery Carneal, Martha Jones 1846 Mar 12 - 1915 Feb 7 wife of E.S. Carneal, Edgar S. 1846 Oct 22 - 1913 Aug 29 Haines, Sarah C. 1862 Feb 12 - 1908 Mar 4 Haines, William L. 1862 Mar 7 - 19...

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  • Cristeros Movement in Mexico

    Links and References THE CRISTEROS CATHOLIC SOLDIERS OF CHRIST Caritas in Veritate Cristero War The Anti-Clerical Who Led a Catholic Rebellion The Cristero War The Cristero Rebellion: The Mexican People Between Church and State 1926-1929

  • Military orders

    For naming conventions, please see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . A military order is a Christian society of knights that was founded for crusading, i.e. propagating and/or defending the faith (originally Catholic, after the reformation sometimes Protestant), either in the Holy Land or against Islam (Reconquista) or pagans (mainly Baltic region) in Europe. Many orders became secularize...

  • Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site This project is to document members of Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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  • Seven Bishops

    Seven Bishops The Seven Bishops of the Church of England were those imprisoned and tried for seditious libel over their opposition to the second Declaration of Indulgence issued by James II in 1688. They were found not guilty. Background The Declaration granted broad religious freedom in England by suspending penal laws enforcing conformity to the Church of England and allowing pe...

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  • Novy Israel

    Novy Israel . Name of a Jewish reformed religious party or sect, with tendencies toward Christianity, which arose in Odessa at the end of 1881, and which was originated by Jacob Prelooker , a Russian Jewish school-teacher there. Prelooker's ostensible purpose was "a reformed synagogue, a mitigation of the cleavage between Jew and Christian, and a recognition of a common brotherhood in religion....

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  • Bibleitzy (Biblists)

    Bibleitzy (Biblists), called also Bibleiskoe Bratstvo (Bible Brotherhood): Name given to a body of religious reformers, organized in the spring of 1882 among the Jewish working classes of Elizabethgrad, South Russia, subsequent to the riots against the Jews. The founders of the brotherhood, believing that Talmudism in that region was chiefly to blame for the false accusations of the anti-Semiti...

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  • Dubrovnik - Small church for sale / Crkvica na prodaju

    The church is known as Mater Dolores (Sorrowful Mother), is somewhat away from the promenade of King Zvonimir, the path that leads to Gimanu and Primary School Lapad. Church of Mater Dolores found herself in a strange combination of forgotten past, smallish structure from the past. The front is facing the wall of the building, and alongside her in an inclined old cypress, and you get this unu...

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  • An Exploration of the Origins of Ancient Semetic Peoples and their Sacred Sites

    'Hebrew Myths: The Book of Genesis ', R. Graves and R. Patai p.13 “…Abraham, the Aramaean patriarch who entered Palestine with the Hyksos hordes early in the second millenium B.C….” p.13 “Jacob’s twelve ‘sons’… seem to have been once independent tribes which banded together to form the Israelite amphictyony or federation. Thei...

  • American Clergymen

    The Religious Men and Women that helped shape our Great Nation, through the teaching of the Holy Scripture. More than that they Walked in the Faith.

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  • First Presbyterian Church, Gibson City

    A listing of all members of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Gibson City, IL with special emphasis on the "charter members". Church was organized October 28, 1871 First church building was erected in Sept 1874-July 1875. Interior finished in stages and dedicated November 6, 1881. Existing church building was erected in 1902-03, at a cost of $18,879.00 Dedicated, debt free, on April 5, 1903

  • נביאי אומות העולם RIGHTEOUS PROPHETS الأنبياء الصالحين

    Abrahamic Religion -אברהם הדתות The Prophets of Abrahamic religions - לוח הנביאים של הדתות המונותיאיסטיות ...

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  • Roman Catholic Antipopes

    An antipope (Latin: antipapa) is a person who, in opposition to a sitting Bishop of Rome, makes a widely accepted claim to be the Pope.[1] In the past, antipopes were typically those supported by a fairly significant faction of cardinals and kingdoms. Persons who claim to be the pope but have few followers, such as the modern sedevacantist antipopes, are not generally classified as antipopes, a...

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  • Архиереите на Българската православна църква

    Primates & Bishops of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Списък на предстоятелите и архиереите на БългарD...

  • Bethany Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    [Official Web Site] This project is to document members of Bethany Baptist Church, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Mount Hermon Baptist Church, Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

    [Official Web Site] This project is to document members of Mount Hermon Baptist Church, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Historic Churches, Virginia, USA

    This project is a table of contents for Historic Churches of Virginia. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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