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World Religions

Quinten Williams

on 19 February 2014

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Transcript of Christianity

Christian Branches
Major Divisions Events
Pauline Christianity:Was the first know split that was for Gentiles not Jews, Roman Empire recognizes the religion and then adopts it as official language (later renamed Roman Catholic)
1054 AD The Roman Empire split and Christianity split into Western Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church
1517 the Protestant Reformation was sparked my Martin Luther with the 95 Thesis
1536 King Henry VIII broke off the Catholic faith to form the Anglican church
Practice of Christianity
Beginning of the Religion
Division of Christianity
Major Holidays of Christianity
days prior to
First day of Lent
, practice of
rubbing ashes
on one's

in the sign of a
Attending Church Services
Christians come to church to
, to
, and to
ask God’s forgiveness
, surrounded by other sinners
Basic Ideas and Tenants
There is only one God
The Founder was Jesus of Nazareth, a Jewish carpenter.
Founded in 33 A.D
The Founding place was Palestine.
Jesus is the son of God
God is in three parts AKA Trinity
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
Christians believe that the bible is God's word, a holy book
Palm Sunday
Good Friday
Protestants believe that the old testament has 39 books
Eastern Orthodox Christians believe that old testament 51 books
Catholics believe that the old testament has 46 books
Protestants believe
Protestants believe there are 39 books in the Old Testament
Catholics believe there are 46 books in the Old Testament
Christianity in the beginning
Eastern Orthodox Christians believe there are 51 books in the Old Testament

1. Pride
2. Greed
3. Lust
4. Envy
5. Gluttony
6. Anger
7. Sloth
Symbols of Christianity
The Disciple Simon Peter taught and formed a Jewish Christian movement which is known as the original form of Christianity
Priest; bishop; archbishop; patriarch;
pope; pastor; minister; preacher; deacon

House of worship:
Church, chapel, cathedral, basilica, meeting hall
Ash Wednesday
40 days before Easter
Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all Fridays
during Lent are considered
fasting days
over the age of
are to
refrain from eating meat
, on
Ash Wednesday
and Good Friday, those between the ages of
are to
eat only one full meal and two smaller and aren't to eat between meals
Orthodox Christians
believe that
regular fasting
is important for
spiritual growth
. They can
only eat fish
on the feasts of the
Annunciation (March 25)
Palm Sunday
less significance
toward the season
How Many and Where
Distinctive Practices
Sunday before Easter
celebrate joyously
during worship services
Churches spread

palm branches
front of the sanctuary
I acknowledge I am a sinner in need of a Savior

I believe in my heart that God raised Jesus from the dead

I confess Jesus as my Lord and my God

I receive Jesus as my Savior forever

Friday before Easter
Protestant churches sometimes hold
services between noon and 3:00pm
to commemorate
Jesus' hours
on the
Catholics often
remove everything
from the
kiss the crucifix
as an expression of
Some churches even hold a
Service of Darkness
in which
candles are extinguished
until people are
left sitting in total darkness
, as a reminder of the
darkness that covered the earth after Jesus died
How to become a Christian
2.3 billion people
Catholic Denominations
Fruits of the Spirit
First Sunday after

first full moon after

March 21
Commemorates the
resurrection of Jesus Christ
Most Christians do Easter egg hunts for children and usually attend church services
1. Love
2. Joy
3. Peace
4. Forbearance
5. Kindness
6. Goodness
7. Faithfulness
8. Gentleness
9. Self-control
Roman Catholic
Greek Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox
Protestant Major Denominations
Jesus/God doesn't want you to go to hell
Jesus forgives sins
Period marked by the
four Sundays before Christmas
Celebratory occasion in the
Western Church
Orthodox Church
has tended to observe in a more
reflective, somber manner
The lighting of the
Advent wreath
is a circle of evergreens with four candles, three of which are usually violet purple and the fourth colored rose red or pink. One of the
purple candles
is lit during the service on the
first Sunday (hope)
and another purple one the
next Sunday (love)
. On the

Sunday (joy)
, the rose-colored candle is lit, and the last purple candle on the
final Sunday (peace) before Christmas
. Some wreaths include a
white candle
in the center
(purify and holiness of Christ)
, which Christians
light on Christmas day
December 25
Traditional anniversary of the
birth of Christ
Gift giving, tree decorations, light hanging, feasting, Santa Claus, and attend to church services
Attend church and pray
Protestant Rituals and Practices
Catholic and Orthodox Practices
19 And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying,
“This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.”

20 In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.

The Altar Call (Evangelical)
Speaking in Tongues (Pentecostal)
Spirit-Led Worship (Quaker)
General Christian practices

Canonization and Veneration of Saints
Catechisms of the Catholic Church
Catholic Mass
Mary, mother of Jesus
Holy Orders
Holy Water

Last Rites
Ordination in the Catholic Church
Praying the Rosary
The Way (or Stations) of the Cross
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