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Christianity

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Christianity origin of christianity. basic tenets major rituals taboos days of worship major sects similarities with
other religions current concentrations and
numbers of believers history of
significant events by: wendy and kelsee. sources. http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/fastfacts.htm Christianity is most different from other Abrahamic religions
because they believe Jesus Christ is God the Son. Over time, there have been many disputes within the
religion, which has resulted in many different churches. Christianity began spreading from Jerusalem and has expanded throughout the world, becoming one of the world's largest religions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_religious_groups many rituals and religious practices vary between different denominations. -most attend worship on sundays
-most pray regularly and read the bible
-most christians get baptized and
participate in communion some general Christian practices are...
-baptism
-confirmation
-communion
-sunday services
-prayer
-bible study
-missions
-marriage One God

trinity:

father
Son
holy Spirit http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/religion/christianity/beliefs.html


Top 5 Largest National Christian Populations
1 USA 224,457,000 85%
2 Brazil 139,000,000 93%
3 Mexico 86,120,000 99%
4 Russia 80,000,000 60%
5 China 70,000,000 5.7%

Christianity: 2.1 billion
http://www.adherents.
com/largecom/com_
christian.html http://www.religionfacts.
com/christianity/
fastfacts.htm Followers believe…
Death & resurrection of Jesus
Return of Jesus
Salvation & Punishment
10 Commandments are broken

The seven deadly sins are committed
Pride
Greed
Lust
Envy
Gluttony
Anger
Sloth Usually occurs when… Roman Catholic
Eastern Orthodox (Protestant …Anglican/Episcopalian)
Amish
Baptists
Lutheran
Seventh-day Adventists in the religion sikhism, they believe in
one God, but not in heaven or hell the jewish belief is that a decendant of King
David will be anointed as the Jewish people's
new leader and will establish the throne of
David in Jeruasalem and restore the Davidic
Kingdom. While Christians believe Jesus is the
messiah, and that the kingdom is a heavenly
kingdom, not an earthly one. islams like christians, believe in monotheism, judgment, heaven, hell, spirits, angels, and future resurrection. muslims consider Jesus as a great prophet, however, christians believe
Jesus is the Son of God christians believe sunday
is "the Lords day" they also celebrate days like
-christmas
-Lent
-Easter
-palm sunday christians celebrate easter because this marks the day that Jesus Christ was resurrected after three days being dead inside a tomb. Lent is a 40-day period of repentance and preparation for Easter. this is a time where christians reflect on and repent their sins. christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. conflicts timeline 4 BC Birth of Jesus
26 AD John the Baptist begins ministry
27 AD Jesus begins ministry
30 AD Crucifixion of Jesus
Christianity made official religion of Roman Empire
1517 Luther posts 95 Theses
1534 Henry VIII's Act of Supremacy
1925 Scopes "Monkey" trial


Abortion access: pro- life (church- abortion is the same as murder)
or pro- choice (women have the right to do what they want with their body
Homosexuality: church (marriage between men and women)
society- anyone can marry who they want
Female ordination- within some conservative denominations


Conflicts in Society Conflicts with
other religions Pope- christians- (Pope is the Supremecy of all humans)
Protestants- (no other figure than God himself)
Trinity- Christians- (father, son , holy spirit are the same being)
Mormons- ( father, son, holy spirit are three different beings
and so not believe Jesus is divine)
Slavery in the mid 19th century.
Racial segregation in the mid 20th century.
Inter-racial marriage in the 1950s and 1960s.
Female ordination:
within liberal denominations in the early 20th century and within mainline denominations
in the middle third of the 20th century.
Creationism vs. Evolution- was man created by God... or was developed through evolution





conflicts -present times... Conflicts in the past...
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