Template:Infobox religion

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Usage[change source]

To use this template, simply copy and paste the following text into the article and fill in any of the parameters. Only "name" is required.

{{Infobox religion
| name                = 
| image               = 
| imagewidth          = 
| alt                 = 
| caption             = 
| abbreviation        = 
| type                = 
| main_classification = 
| orientation         = 
| scripture           = 
| theology            =
| polity              = 
| governance          =
| structure           =
| leader_title        = 
| leader_name         = 
| leader_title1       = 
| leader_name1        = 
| leader_title2       = 
| leader_name2        = 
| fellowships_type    =
| fellowships         = 
| fellowships_type1   =
| fellowships1        =
| associations        = 
| area                = 
| headquarters        =
| founder             = 
| founded_date        = 
| founded_place       = 
| separated_from      = 
| parent              = 
| merger              = 
| absorbed            =
| separations         = 
| merged_into         =
| defunct             =
| congregations_type  =
| congregations       = 
| members             = <!-- or |number_of_followers = -->
| ministers_type      =
| ministers           = 
| missionaries        =
| temples             =
| hospitals           = 
| nursing_homes       = 
| aid                 = 
| primary_schools     = 
| secondary_schools   = 
| tertiary            = 
| other_names         = 
| publications        = 
| website             = 
| footnotes           = 
}}

Parameters[change source]

An explanation of what each parameter is. For more information, ask on the talk page.

  1. name = the name of the denomination
  2. image = any image associated with the denomination (logo)
  3. imagewidth = width of image, default "200px." Recommend under 200px. Used when available image is low-resolution.
  4. alt = alternative text to be displayed describing image.
  5. caption = a caption for the image
  6. abbreviation = an abbreviation (such as an acronym) for the denomination
  7. main_classification = (Roman Catholic, Protestant, Eastern-Orthodox, etc.)
  8. orientation = (main theology, e.g. Calvinism, Arminianism, Baptist)
  9. scripture = the canon of religious text used by the denomination, including non-Bible works
  10. theology = (main theology, e.g. Calvinism, Arminianism, Baptist)
  11. polity = the appropriate ecclesiastical polity
  12. governance = the appropriate ecclesiastical polity
  13. structure = organizational structure for groups that do not employ a standard ecclesiastical polity
  14. leader_title = title of religious leader; defaults to "Moderator"
  15. leader_name = name of religious leader
  16. leader_title1 = title of religious leader; defaults to "Leader"
  17. leader_name1 = name of religious leader
  18. leader_title2 = title of religious leader; defaults to "Director"
  19. leader_name2 = name of religious leader
  20. fellowships_type = field to specify the type of fellowships, default "Distinct fellowships"
  21. fellowships = names of distinct fellowships within the denomination
  22. fellowships_type1 = Alternative fellowship description
  23. fellowships_type1 = Alternative fellowships
  24. associations = names of inter-denominational associations the church is part of; e.g. International Conference of Reformed Churches
  25. area = geographical area, e.g. North America and Japan
  26. headquarters = Headquarters or main denominational office
  27. founder = the original founder
  28. founded_date = date of founding
  29. founded_place = location of founding
  30. separated_from = separation from (denomination)
  31. parent = if the denomination branched off of a parent denomination
  32. merger = if the denomination was the result of a merge
  33. absorbed = names of denominations that were absorbed into this body
  34. separations = names of denominations that have split off from this denomination
  35. merged_into = name of existing denomination into which this body was merged
  36. defunct = year in which this body ceased to exist if not merged with or into another denomination
  37. hospitals = number of church-operated hospitals
  38. nursing_homes = number of church-operated nursing homes
  39. aid = name of humanitarian aid organization run by the church, like Adventist Development and Relief Agency
  40. congregations_type = type of congregation (default "Congregations")
  41. congregations = number of congregations
  42. members = number of members
  43. ministers_type = specify the type of ministers/priests/pastors/...
  44. ministers = number of ministers/priests/pastors/...
  45. missionaries = number of missionaries
  46. temples = number of temples
  47. primary_schools = number of church-operated primary schools
  48. secondary_schools = number of church-operated secondary/high schools
  49. tertiary = number of church-operated tertiary level colleges or universities
  50. publications = names of the publications made by the denomination
  51. other_names = alternative name or names by which the denomination is/was known
  52. website = official website
  53. website_title1 = alternative website title
  54. website1 = alternative web address
  55. footnotes = any footnotes

Example[change source]

Religion or Denomination
A typical image used as an example.
An image caption
Abbreviation ABC
Classification Main classification
Theology Biblicist
Governance Government
Moderator Joe Bloggs
Leader President Bloggs
Distinct fellowships Fellowships
Associations Association of Churches
Region Geographical area
Headquarters Headquarters
Founder John Smith
Origin 2010 January
Earth
Separated from Parent Denomination
Branched from Big denomination
Merger of Denomination 1 and Denomination 2
Absorbed Denomination 3
Separations Child Denominations
Merged into Denomination 4
Defunct 2013
Congregations 100
Members 10000
Ministers 100
Missionaries 100
Hospitals 1
Aid organization Humanitarian Group
Primary schools 20
Secondary schools 10
Tertiary schools 1
Other name(s) Alternative Name #1, Alternative Name #2
footnote
{{Infobox religion
|name = Religion or Denomination
|image = Example svg.svg
|imagewidth = 150px
|imagealttext = A typical image used as an example.
|caption = An image caption
|abbreviation = ABC
|main_classification = Main classification
|theology = Main theology
|governance = Government structure
|founder = John Smith
|founded_date = 2010 January
|founded_place = Geographic place
|separated_from = Parent denomination
|parent = Big denomination
|merger = Denomination 1 and Denomination 2
|separations = Child denominations
|fellowships = Fellowships
|associations = Association of Churches
|area = Geographical area
|hospitals = 1
|nursing homes = 1
|aid = Humanitarian Group
|congregations = 100
|members = 10000
|ministers = 100
|primary_schools = 20
|secondary_schools = 10
|tertiary = 1
|publication = Publication Name #1, Publication Name #2
|other_names = Alternative Name #1, Alternative Name #2
|footnotes = footnote
}}