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600-200 bc) there were hermits who lived in groups (ashrams) although they did
not lead a strictly organized communal life. In Jainism, perhaps the first religion
that can properly be said to have had an organized monastic life, monasticism ...
9, 1952, San Francisco), American labour leader who organized the United
Steelworkers of America (USWA) from 1936 and played a prominent part in the
Philip Murray, 1945 By courtesy of the United Steelworkers ol America Congress
National Association of Free Will Baptists, association of Baptist churches
organized in Nashville, Tenn., in 1935. It traces its history back to Free Will, or
Arminian, Baptists in the 18th century. These Baptists believed in free will, free
grace, and ...
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