3. Anglican. The roots of the Anglican Church lie within its first church, the Church of England; in fact the Medieval Latin meaning of Anglican is “of England.” Just like Protestantism, Anglicanism was formed in an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church (Anglicanism formed just 20 years after Protestantism).
According to Catholic doctrine, Catholicism is the original Christian Church. Christianity is the true religion, and Catholicism is true Christianity. Judaism is regarded as a True religion but incomplete (without Gospel, and Messiah) Islam is regarded as a false religion, Christianity does not accept the Qur'an as true.
Eastern Orthodox Church Eastern Orthodox Church fast facts and introduction Eastern Orthodox Christianity, also known as Eastern Orthodoxy, began as the eastern half of Christendom, the site of the former Byzantine Empire. Today, the highest concentration of Orthodox Christians remains in the former Byzantine Empire (Greece, Turkey, and nearby ...
In Anglicanism, there is no central source of power: no Pope, no Patriach, and no worldwide Anglican Church (the connections with Protestantism are clear). However, unique to Anglicanism is the Book of Common Prayer. This prayer book forms the historical basis for most Anglican liturgy around the world.
According to Wikipedia Messianic Judaism is: A term used generally describe someone who holds to the belief that Jesus is the Messiah and who embraces “the covenantal responsibility of Jewish life and identity rooted in Torah, expressed in tradition, and renewed and applied in the context of the New Covenant”.
Oriental Orthodoxy. At the beginning of the Christian faith, the teachings of Jesus moved out in many different directions from their central homeland in Palestine. There were cultural manifestations that went East into the Semitic world, and West into Greco-Roman society of the Mediterranean Basin.
Protestantism is a type of Christianity. Protestants broke away from Catholicism some time around the 15th century. The original Protestant Reformer was Martin Luther. Unlike Catholic and Orthodox Christianity, Protestant Christianity usually has no Apostolic Succession.