Different Sects and Denominations of Christianity
The Early Church has seperated into 3 distinct groups that can distinguished from each other. They are:
The history of these branches can be easily defined and the time of the split is easily determined. The Early Church split into two groups Eastern Orthodox, and Western Catholic, during a period of time called the Great Schisim. The Western Catholic Church in turn seperated into the Roman Catholic Church and Protestantism, also known as Churches of the Reformation, which has many denomitaions underneath itself. This split occured during a period known as the Reformation and Counter Reformation.
- Eastern Orthodox
- Roman Catholic
- Protestant / Churches of the Reformation