Comparative Religion: Christianity. Christianity  The worlds largest organized religion  Roughly 2.1 billion followers  Based on the teachings of.

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Comparative Religion: Christianity Christianity The worlds largest organized religion Roughly 2.1 billion followers Based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, who lived 2,000 years ago in modern Israel One of the three main Abrahamic faiths The worlds largest organized religion Roughly 2.1 billion followers Based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, who lived 2,000 years ago in modern Israel One of the three main Abrahamic faiths The Earth The Middle East Judea (Palestine/Israel) Beliefs Jesus Christ is the Messiah, as foretold in the Old Testament He was the son of God, and was sent to save humanity from its sins He gave his life on the cross to save man Jesus Christ is the Messiah, as foretold in the Old Testament He was the son of God, and was sent to save humanity from its sins He gave his life on the cross to save man Jesus of Nazareth Jesus Very little is known about the first 30 years Spent the last 3 years of his life teaching, healing, and working miracles Had 12 disciples, who followed him in his ministry throughout Judea Very little is known about the first 30 years Spent the last 3 years of his life teaching, healing, and working miracles Had 12 disciples, who followed him in his ministry throughout Judea Arrest and Crucifixion Jesus claimed to speak with the authority of God Angered the Jewish Priests of Judea, who considered him a revolutionary He was turned over to the Roman govt Tried as a heretic, and convicted Sentenced to death Jesus claimed to speak with the authority of God Angered the Jewish Priests of Judea, who considered him a revolutionary He was turned over to the Roman govt Tried as a heretic, and convicted Sentenced to death The Crucifixion The Resurrection The Sunday following his death, Jesus appears to his female followers Mary Magdalene and Another Mary Appears to several disciples over several days Ascends into heaven to serve with God The Sunday following his death, Jesus appears to his female followers Mary Magdalene and Another Mary Appears to several disciples over several days Ascends into heaven to serve with God The Ascension Justification of Faith Through belief in Jesus as the son of God, they can have a relationship with God Gods forgiveness was granted through the crucifixion and resurrection The trinity: God, Jesus, and the holy spirit Through belief in Jesus as the son of God, they can have a relationship with God Gods forgiveness was granted through the crucifixion and resurrection The trinity: God, Jesus, and the holy spirit Christian Denominations The Catholic (universal) church consolidated power in the early 4th century Other Christian beliefs were eliminated A single Bible was agreed upon Many Christians split with the church in the 1500s Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation There are many sects within Christianity Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Anglican The Catholic (universal) church consolidated power in the early 4th century Other Christian beliefs were eliminated A single Bible was agreed upon Many Christians split with the church in the 1500s Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation There are many sects within Christianity Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Anglican

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