Christian Denomination Comparison Charts
Are Christian denominations just slight variations on the same theme, or are they so different that they are almost multiple religions? To explore this question, or just to figure out the difference is between a Presbyterian and Methodist, consult the comparison charts listed below.
Compare basic facts on nine major Christian denominations, including origins, founders, number of adherents, locations, church bodies, membership in the World Council of Churches, and more.
Compare the religious beliefs of nine major Christian denominations, including views on religious authority, God, human nature, angels, salvation, predestination, hell, and more.
Compare the religious practices of nine major Christian denominations, including baptism, the Eucharist, church government, nature of the clergy, and more.
Compare the positions of nine major denominations on issues like abortion, euthanasia, birth control, death penalty, ordination of women, homosexuality, and same-sex marriage.
This chart provides a quick-reference guide to the major differences between Catholic and Protestant theology.