Western may refer to:
- Western (genre), a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West
- Western fiction, the Western genre as featured in literature
- Western music (North America), a type of American folk music
- Western world
- Western culture
Other articles related to "western":
... Western Publishing, a defunct publishing company The Western, a hotel/casino in Las Vegas Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada Western text-type, used in textual criticism of Greek New Testament ...
... See also Western betrayal and Territorial changes of Poland after World War II A Provisional Government of National Unity recognized by all three powers should be created (known ... Recognition of the Soviet controlled government by the Western Powers effectively meant the end of recognition for the existing Polish government-in-exile (known as the London ... The provisional western border should be the Oder-Neisse line, defined by the Oder and Neisse rivers ...
... by the Burgundian magister militum Gundobad in the western capital of Ravenna ... Under Roman law, Leo was the sole legitimate Emperor and had the right to select a new western counterpart ... of Dalmatia, technically a part of the western empire but in practical terms an autonomous region since at least the time of Marcellinus' rule there ...
... Western Christianity is a term used to include the Latin Church of the Catholic Church and groups historically derivative thereof, including the ... Western Christianity makes up about 90% of Christians worldwide ... Western Christianity developed and came to be predominant in most of Western, Northern, Central, Southern and parts of Eastern Europe, ancient Northern Africa, Southern Africa, and throughout Australia and ...
... Western Christianity makes up about 90% of Christians worldwide, with the Roman Catholic Church accounting for over half and various Protestant and related denominations making up another 40% ... Baptists, Lutherans, and Anglicans are some of the larger and older Western denominations outside the Roman Catholic Church ...
Famous quotes containing the word western:
“In everyones youthful dreams, philosophy is still vaguely but inseparably, and with singular truth, associated with the East, nor do after years discover its local habitation in the Western world. In comparison with the philosophers of the East, we may say that modern Europe has yet given birth to none.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“In the woods in a winter afternoon one will see as readily the origin of the stained glass window, with which Gothic cathedrals are adorned, in the colors of the western sky seen through the bare and crossing branches of the forest.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The priesthood in many ways is the ultimate closet in Western civilization, where gay people particularly have hidden for the past two thousand years.”
—Bishop John Spong (b. 1931)