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Timeline of International Religions and Founders Part 2

Without individuals, such as Mother Ann Lee, Alexander & Thomas Cambell, and John Thomas, we would not have some of the religions that we see today. In this article, you will also learn about Tenrikyo, Bahai, as well as the movement behind sisters , Kate and Margaret Fox.

In 1760 AD, the writings and teachings of Emmanuel Swedenborg gave way to Swedenborgism, which is described in better detail in another article on Unexplainable.net.

In 1784 AD, Mother Ann Lee becomes the founder of the Shakers , a Protestant religious group that officially received the name of The United Society of Believers. The original group thrived in Manchester, England in 1772, where Mother Ann Lee later decided to move her nine supporters to New York in 1774.

In 1830 AD, Mormonism is established through Joseph Smith.

In 1830 AD, Alexander & Thomas Cambell, as well as Barton Stone establish the Cambellites,

In 1838 AD, Miki Maegawa Nakayama becomes the founder of Tenrikyo, which is described as a “panentheist religion of Japanese origin.” A panentheist religion is one that Wikipedia characterizes as ” theological position that God is immanent within the Universe, but also transcends it. It is distinguished from pantheism, which holds that God is synonymous with the material universe. In panentheism, God is viewed as creator and/or animating force behind the universe, and the source of universal truth.”

In 1844 AD, John Thomas establishes Christadelphians, which holds the claim that they are founded on the Bible. The religion has roots in North America and the United Kingdom, where today, it is estimated that 50,000 members thrive in 120 countries.

Between 1840 and 1845 AD, the Millerites emerge as the 2nd day Adventists with William Miller, which later becomes the 7th Day Adventists.

In 1844 AD, Bahai is established by Baha’u’llah (also known as Abul Baha). The religion was founded in 19th century Persia, where close to 6 million supporters are now found in more than 200 countries and regions scattered around the world. Some of the teachings associated with Bahai include the Unity of God; Unity of Religion; Unity of Mankind; World Peace; Gender Equality; Elimination of All Forms of Prejudice; and the Elimination of Extremes of Wealth and Poverty.

In 1848 AD, Kate and Margaret Fox create the belief system of Spiritualism, which became a religious movement that took place in the United States. English-speaking countries especially embraced the religion, which believed that spirit of the departed could be contacted with the help of mediums. It was a belief that the spirits lied on a higher plane of existence than humans and possessed the capacity to guide humans throughout the matters that involved spirituality and other worldly affairs.

In 1870 AD, Charles Taze Russell becomes the founder of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

In Part 3 of ” Timeline of International Religions and Founders,” you will encounter information regarding the Anthroposophical Society; become acquainted with the Iglesia ni Cristo; and find out the religion that Frank Ewart, G.T.Haywood, and Glenn Cook are responsible for bringing to life.