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Christianity

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  2. 2. Christianity<br />By: Madeline Rieders<br />
  3. 3. Stories of Origin and Important People<br />Jesus:<br />The Birth of Jesus and before he was born- when the angel Gabriel came down to Mary who was engaged with Joseph<br /> Baptized by John the Baptist- got recognized as the Christ <br />Jesus’ teachings and his miracles- calming the storm<br />Crucifixion and Resurrection<br />Resurrection of Jesus<br />Jesus getting baptized<br />Calming the Storm<br />
  4. 4. Core Beliefs<br />Monotheistic god and the Trinity<br />Belief that Jesus is the Messiah and the Son of God<br />Abrahamic faith- based off from Abraham<br />Jesus in general<br />The belief of Jesus the son<br />of God<br />Jesus<br />The Trinity<br />
  5. 5. Holy Writings<br />Bible:<br />The New Testament-has 27 books<br />The Old Testament <br /> Gospels written by: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John <br />The first four books in the New Testament are the four gospels<br />The Old Testament in the Bible<br />The 4 gospels<br /> The New Testament in the Bible<br />
  6. 6. Symbols and Objects<br />Cross:<br />Symbol for Jesus life-shaped the structure which Jesus was crucified<br />Represents his sacrifice of his own body<br />Fish (Icthus):<br />In Greek word for fish is Icthus<br />Icthus has the first two letters of Jesus Christ<br />Dove:<br />Represents God’s spirit and the baptism of Jesus<br />For peace<br />Crown of Thorns:<br />Represents Jesus suffering on the cross <br />Jesus wore it when he was crucified<br />Christian Cross<br />Fish symbol<br />The Dove Symbol<br />
  7. 7. Holy Places and Places of Worship<br />Churches and what is inside:<br />Go to have time with themselves and God<br />Cross is in churches because that is what Jesus died on<br /> Holy Water to bless yourself is in the church<br /> Altar is inside which is a table with a cross in the middle and candles on each side. The bible is usually on it<br />Church with a cross<br />Holy water in a church<br />An Altar inside a Church<br />
  8. 8. Rituals and Rites of Passage<br />A funeral<br />Baptism:<br />The water symbolizes purification and cleansing<br />Immerse or pour the water over the babies head depending on what branch you are <br />Marriage:<br />Matrimony means marriage<br />It marks when you make a big commitment to spend your life with someone else<br />Death:<br />Holy Orders means death<br />Passage to eternal life<br />A funeral may include, a wake or a period of mourning and prayer<br />Holy Water<br />A baby getting baptized<br />A Christian Marriage in a Church<br />
  9. 9. Celebrations and Holidays<br />Christmas:<br />To mark Jesus’ birth<br />Have a big feast to celebrate<br />Lent:<br />Connects to story of Jesus because it is when he was in the dessert fro 40 days<br />You give up something because Jesus suffered in the dessert<br />Easter:<br />Is the last day of Lent<br />Jesus’ resurrection<br />Christmas decorations to celebrate<br />Jesus in the dessert<br />Jesus’ resurrection, which is Easter<br />

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