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Followers of Jesus, a Jewish man, started a new religion, Christianity. Christianity started to grow during the Pax Romana, a period of peace in Rome. The Pax Romana lasted from 27 B.C.E to 180 C.E. and during it government improved, literature prospered, engineering improved, and laws formed. The peace during the Pax Romana provided a time for Christianity to rise. Christianity spread rapidly and successfully in the 1st through 3rd centuries because it appealed to many people, missionaries could...

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Abstract Christianity is a religion on the beliefs and teachings of Jesus. The belief that there is a one true God and that he sent his only son Jesus to Earth to die on a cross to save the sins of the world, so that one day when we except him as Lord of our life we can go to Heaven. The believers in Christianity are called Christians. Through this one religion there are many groups and sub groups branched from it. The three major groups of Christianity are the Roman Catholic Church, the Orthodox...

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¬In this essay, we will examine the contribution of Christianity in the lives of individual believers and their communities. This contribution will be assessed using the common characteristics of beliefs, sacred text and writings and ethics. Christianity is a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus. Christians share a set of beliefs that are important to their faith, they believe that God created the universe, God is a single ruler, Jesus is the son of God, Jesus suffered and was crucified...

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 Living my life as a Christian Christians are taught through the teachings of Jesus and the disciples that follow him to love one and other and the God is almighty. There are many different forms of Christianity and they differ significantly from one extreme to the other, and they also differ from the modern version to the conservative. Just like in Judaism, Christians come together for worship and holy days. Most Christians reserve Sundays as their day of worship in rembrance of Jesus’ resurrection...

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to rebel and try to separate the church and the state. John Winthrop and Roger Williams strongly disagree on whether a unified or individual religious community is the ideal religious community. John Winthrop has many passionate beliefs about Christianity and religion as a whole. His main goal was to expand the old Church of England, and purify Christian behavior. It was crucial to support these ideas, and they should be enforced by the law. He has very strict beliefs about religion and he believes...

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Describe the impact of Christian ecumenical movements in Australia: * The National Council of Churches * NSW Ecumenical Council Ecumenism refers to the cooperation between different denominations of Christianity to create unity. There are many benefits of ecumenism such as , building trust, reduces duplication, promotes unity, allows for pooling of resources, and so much more. Two Councils which maintain and promote these values are The National Council of Churches and the NSW Ecumenical...

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Kennede Reese Chapter 13 Christianity 1. Define Christianity’s core doctrines. b. Christianity has two core doctrines. The first core doctrine is the Incarnation, which asserts that Christ is both fully divine and fully human. The second doctrine is the Trinity, which holds that God consists of three persons: Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit. 2. What are the literal and symbolic meanings of the Greek word ixthus? a. The Greek word for fish is the ixthus, each letter that begins...

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Diwali for the Hindus’ Idd for Muslims. It is celebrated on the 25th December every year with great pomp and show. Why it is celebrated: This festival is celebrated in the memory of the day on which Christ was born. Christ was the founder of Christianity. It is believed that he was sent to this world to save mankind. Description of the Celebration: Great preparations are made for the occasion. All houses and churches are cleaned and white washed. The walls are decorated with paper flowers...

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 Christianity REL/134 February 6, 2013 Roy Whitaker Christianity After Jesus’ death, and the destruction of the Temple in 70 C.E., the Jewish-Christian Church weakened to the point that it all but disappeared over the next 100 years. According to the text (Malloy 2010) the non-Jewish, Greek speaking branch of early Christianity, led by Paul and others like him spread the word throughout the Roman Empire. Paul’s efforts to spread his beliefs about Jesus signaled a turning point...

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Christianity Christianity is a religion based on the life, death and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, also known as Jesus Christ as presented in the canonical gospels and other New Testament writings. Starting in the mid first century, Christianity is the most popular religion in the world accounting for a third of the world’s population with over two billion followers; the majority of which are living in America and Europe. The main contributing factor as to being a living and dynamic religion...

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