Parts of our modern Christian practice are based on traditions and beliefs that stretch back many hundreds of years. As one of the articles in this section shows, even the architectural design of church buildings is based on theological ideas that existed long ago. Even though our thinking about these ideas has changed, the traditions continue.
The articles in this section explain words that seemed unusual enough to persuade me to discover more about them. If there are other unusual words that you were wondering about, please let me know and I’ll try to find an explanation.