Previous (Authority control) Next (Autokinesis) An Autocephalous Church (literally, "self-headed") refers to a church whose patriarch is independent and does not report to any higher human authority, yet usually remains in communion with other affiliated churches. Autocephalous churches are particularly prominent within the Eastern Orthodoxy and Oriental Orthodoxy.
Nathan Hale (June 6, 1755 - September 22, 1776) was a captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Hale is best remembered for his "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" speech before being hanged following his capture by the British after the Battle of Long Island.
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Previous (Edvard Munch) Next (Edward A. Ross) Edvard Alexander Westermarck (November 20, 1862 - September 3, 1939) was a Finnish philosopher and sociologist. Among other subjects, he studied exogamy and the incest taboo. He advocated for equal rights for women and homosexuals, regarding all people of equal value.
Mary Whiton Calkins (March 30, 1863 - February 26, 1930) was an American philosopher and psychologist. She is particularly famous for having been denied a Ph.D. degree from Harvard University, due to being a woman, and yet becoming president of both the American Psychological Association and American Philosophical Association.
Saint Andrew Kim Tae-gon is known as Korea's first Roman Catholic priest. Born into a family of Christian converts at a time of unprecedented governmental opposition to Christianity (Christian teachings threatened the hierarchical system of Confucianism and ancestor worship), Kim and his family led lives of deprivation and hardship.