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schism

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Religion.

The formal separation of a Church into two Churches or the secession of a group owing to doctrinal and other differences. The word comes ultimately from Greek skhizein ‘to split’.

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schism

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 142 words.

Schism appeared early in the history of Buddhism due in part to the Buddha's refusal to appoint a successor

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schism

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 47 words.

A break or division in a social group, especially in a church or a sect. Schisms are common in

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schism

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 47 words.

A break or division in a social group, especially in a *church or a *sect. Schisms are

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schism

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 168 words.

(= division, separation) is now almost always used figuratively—e.g.:

• “The issue has also created a schism within the Orange

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schism

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

Schism appeared early in the history of Buddhism due in part to the Buddha's refusal to appoint a successor as leader of the monastic order (Saṃgha) and his reluctance to impose a rigid...

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Schisms

Nasser Zakariya.

in A Final Story

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 12414 words.

Helmholtz articulates a final story on the basis of the new thermodynamics, examined in relation to the change of organic forms, energy and entropy. He recasts this as a synthesis of...

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Schisms

James Heartfield.

in The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956

September 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 11757 words.

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery set itself the task of “universal emancipation” – that is of abolition worldwide, earning it the name of the first international human rights...

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Meletian Schism

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

There were two Meletian schisms in the 4th C., one in Egypt, the other in Syria.Meletian Schism in EgyptMeletian Schism in Syria

Meletian Schism in Egypt

Meletian Schism...

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Great Schism

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 178 words.

Two breaches in the Christian Church. The Great or *East–West Schism (1054) marked the separation of the Eastern (Orthodox) and Western Christian churches. The Great Schism of ...

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Meletian Schism

Timothy E. Gregory, Timothy E. Gregory and Alexander Kazhdan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 516 words.

There were two Meletian schisms in the 4th C., one in Egypt, the other in Syria. Meletian Schism in Egypt

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Acacian schism

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 28 words.

A temporary schism (482–519) between Rome and the East which began while Acacius was Patr. of Constantinople (

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Acacian schism

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 28 words.

A temporary schism (482–519) between Rome and the East which began while Acacius was Patr. of Constantinople (

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Acacian schism

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 101 words.

In the *Monophysite controversy, a temporary schism (482–519) between *Rome and the E. which arose out

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Acacian schism

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

A temporary schism (482–519) between Rome and the East which began while Acacius was Patr. of Constantinople (471–89). It arose out of the Henoticon.

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Great Schism

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 173 words.

Two breaches in the Christian Church. The Great or East–West Schism (1054) marked the separation of the Eastern (Orthodox) and

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Melitian Schisms

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 396 words.

Two 4th-cent. schisms go under this name:

(1) That due to Melitius (often, but wrongly, spelled ‘Meletius’), Bp. of Lycopolis

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The Schism

Paul C. Gutjahr.

in Charles Hodge

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 3072 words.

Chapter twenty-eight studies the events which led to the Presbyterian schism of 1837. Many issues led to the schism, but most importantly the Old and New Schools differed on matters of...

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Great Schism

Overview page. Subjects: History — Christianity.

Two breaches in the Christian Church. The Great or East–West Schism (1054) marked the separation of the Eastern (Orthodox) and Western Christian churches. The Great Schism of 1378–1417...

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East–West Schism

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 262 words.

The schism between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Western (or Roman) Church, which became definitive in the year 1054

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East–West Schism

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 271 words.

The schism between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Western (or Roman) Church, which became definitive in the year 1054...

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