What is Christianity?
<ul><li>Religion is not a dull, grim drive towards moral virtue but a response to a vision of greatness… </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>MONTREAL </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>MONTREAL…ONE OF THE HIGHEST SUICIDE RATES IN THE WORLD…YOUTH ALIENATION…UNEMPLOYMENT… </li></ul><ul><li>CBC NEWS-A...
 
 
 
<ul><li>(IN)FAMOUS CHRISTIANS </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dietrich Bonhoeffer   <ul><li>IPA:  (1906-1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian  </li></ul><ul><li>participant in...
<ul><li>He was involved in plots planned by members of the Abwehr (the German Military Intelligence Office) to assassinate...
<ul><li>He was arrested in March 1943, imprisoned, and eventually executed by hanging. </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>One of the great prime ministers of Canada, Trudeau was a Roman Catholic, and attended church throughout his life....
<ul><li>While mostly private about his beliefs, he made it clear that he was a believer, stating, in an interview with the...
<ul><li>Trudeau's most enduring legacy may lie in his contribution to Canadian nationalism, and of pride in Canada in and ...
 
<ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OSCAR ROMERO </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
<ul><li>As archbishop, he witnessed ongoing violations of human rights and started a group which spoke out on behalf of th...
<ul><li>In 1980, he was assassinated by a right-wing group headed by former major Roberto D’Aubuisson as he held the conse...
<ul><li>This provoked international outcry for reform in El Salvador.  </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>CATHOLIC SOCIAL ACTIVIST  </li></ul><ul><li>DOROTHY DAY </li></ul>
<ul><li>Born in 1897, she was raised in a nominally Protestant family and became a Roman Catholic in 1928.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>One of her early memories was the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and how her mother offered help to quake victims. ...
<ul><li>She rejected organized religion in college because she didn't see so-called &quot;religious people&quot; helping t...
<ul><li>She first went to jail with a group of women’s rights activists in 1917 who were demonstrating at the White House ...
<ul><li>She had an abortion in a failed relationship when she was 22 years old.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>The birth of her daughter Tamar in 1926, within a common-law marriage, brought her great joy and happiness, and le...
<ul><li>She was a single parent who supported herself as a free-lance journalist.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>She and a group of women fasted for ten days in 1963 in Rome, at Vatican Council II, wanting the bishops to condem...
<ul><li>Her gravestone has engraved on it a design of loaves and fishes and the words &quot;Deo Gratias&quot; (&quot;thank...
 
<ul><li>CHRISTIANITY, UNDER THE BANNER BY SOME, HAS NOT ALWAYS HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT- SOMETIMES THE IMPACT HAS BEEN DEVAST...
<ul><li>15th century painting of Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont, where he preached an impassioned sermon to take...
 
 
<ul><li>WITCHCRAFT TRIALS </li></ul><ul><li>SALEM,  </li></ul><ul><li>MASSACHUSETTS </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>ST. FRANCIS-CARAVAGGIO </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>JESUS-CARAVAGGIO </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>MATTHEW </li></ul><ul><li>PAUL </li></ul><ul><li>-CARAVAGGIO </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>JOAN OF ARC </li></ul>
Saint Joan of Arc , or  Saint Jeanne d'Arc <ul><li>1412- 1431  </li></ul><ul><li>also known as “ the Maid of Orleans ” was...
<ul><li>She led the French army to several important victories and led King Charles VII to his coronation.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>She was captured by the English and tried by an ecclesiastical court led by Bishop Pierre Cauchon, an English part...
<ul><li>Twenty-four years later, the Holy See reviewed the decision of the ecclesiastical court, found her innocent, and d...
 
<ul><li>RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON-REMBRANDT </li></ul><ul><li>& BATONI </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>GIOTTO </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><ul><li>CHRISTIANS IN CULTURE </li></ul></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>CHARLES DICKENS </li></ul>
<ul><li>At a time when Britain was the major economic and political power of the world, Dickens highlighted the life of th...
<ul><li>His writings inspired others, in particular journalists and political figures, to address such problems of class o...
<ul><li>As Karl Marx said, Dickens, and the other novelists of Victorian England, &quot;…issued to the world  more politic...
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>WORSHIP </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>NEWMAN CENTRE (CATHOLIC-MCGILL) </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>QUAKERS (MONTREAL) </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>ST. MARTHA’S IN THE BASEMENT (ECUMENICAL-MCGILL) </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>S.A.L.T. (SOCIAL JUSTICE-MCGILL) </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT (SCM) </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>WOMEN IN THE CHURCH </li></ul>
<ul><li>SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT  </li></ul>
<ul><li>TRINITY </li></ul>
<ul><li>SEXUALITY </li></ul>
<ul><li>SOCIAL JUSTICE </li></ul>
<ul><li>BIBLE </li></ul>
<ul><li>ENVIRONMENT </li></ul>
<ul><li>SAINTS </li></ul>
<ul><li>WHO IS JESUS CHRIST? </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV9jiqS-74g </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZn_VBgkPNY </li></ul>
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  1. 1. What is Christianity?
  2. 2. <ul><li>Religion is not a dull, grim drive towards moral virtue but a response to a vision of greatness… </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Green </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>MONTREAL </li></ul>
  4. 30. <ul><li>MONTREAL…ONE OF THE HIGHEST SUICIDE RATES IN THE WORLD…YOUTH ALIENATION…UNEMPLOYMENT… </li></ul><ul><li>CBC NEWS-AFTER DAWSON SCHOOL SHOOTINGS </li></ul>
  5. 34. <ul><li>(IN)FAMOUS CHRISTIANS </li></ul>
  6. 44. Dietrich Bonhoeffer <ul><li>IPA:  (1906-1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian </li></ul><ul><li>participant in the German Resistance movement against Nazism </li></ul><ul><li>a founding member of the Confessing Church </li></ul>
  7. 45. <ul><li>He was involved in plots planned by members of the Abwehr (the German Military Intelligence Office) to assassinate Adolf Hitler. </li></ul>
  8. 46. <ul><li>He was arrested in March 1943, imprisoned, and eventually executed by hanging. </li></ul>
  9. 48. <ul><li>One of the great prime ministers of Canada, Trudeau was a Roman Catholic, and attended church throughout his life. </li></ul>
  10. 49. <ul><li>While mostly private about his beliefs, he made it clear that he was a believer, stating, in an interview with the United Church Observer in 1971: “I believe in life after death, I believe in God and I’m a Christian.” </li></ul>
  11. 50. <ul><li>Trudeau's most enduring legacy may lie in his contribution to Canadian nationalism, and of pride in Canada in and for itself rather than as a derivative of the British Commonwealth. </li></ul>
  12. 52. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OSCAR ROMERO </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 53. <ul><li>As archbishop, he witnessed ongoing violations of human rights and started a group which spoke out on behalf of the poor and victims of the country's civil war. </li></ul>
  14. 54. <ul><li>In 1980, he was assassinated by a right-wing group headed by former major Roberto D’Aubuisson as he held the consecrated host up during a Mass. </li></ul>
  15. 55. <ul><li>This provoked international outcry for reform in El Salvador. </li></ul>
  16. 57. <ul><li>CATHOLIC SOCIAL ACTIVIST </li></ul><ul><li>DOROTHY DAY </li></ul>
  17. 58. <ul><li>Born in 1897, she was raised in a nominally Protestant family and became a Roman Catholic in 1928. </li></ul>
  18. 59. <ul><li>One of her early memories was the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and how her mother offered help to quake victims. </li></ul>
  19. 60. <ul><li>She rejected organized religion in college because she didn't see so-called &quot;religious people&quot; helping the poor . </li></ul>
  20. 61. <ul><li>She first went to jail with a group of women’s rights activists in 1917 who were demonstrating at the White House in favor of giving women voting rights. </li></ul>
  21. 62. <ul><li>She had an abortion in a failed relationship when she was 22 years old. </li></ul>
  22. 63. <ul><li>The birth of her daughter Tamar in 1926, within a common-law marriage, brought her great joy and happiness, and led to her final embrace of the Catholic faith. </li></ul>
  23. 64. <ul><li>She was a single parent who supported herself as a free-lance journalist. </li></ul>
  24. 65. <ul><li>She and a group of women fasted for ten days in 1963 in Rome, at Vatican Council II, wanting the bishops to condemn all war. They did condemn nuclear war. </li></ul>
  25. 66. <ul><li>Her gravestone has engraved on it a design of loaves and fishes and the words &quot;Deo Gratias&quot; (&quot;thanks be to God&quot;). </li></ul>
  26. 68. <ul><li>CHRISTIANITY, UNDER THE BANNER BY SOME, HAS NOT ALWAYS HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT- SOMETIMES THE IMPACT HAS BEEN DEVASTATING </li></ul>
  27. 69. <ul><li>15th century painting of Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont, where he preached an impassioned sermon to take back the Holy Land. </li></ul>
  28. 72. <ul><li>WITCHCRAFT TRIALS </li></ul><ul><li>SALEM, </li></ul><ul><li>MASSACHUSETTS </li></ul>
  29. 78. <ul><li>ST. FRANCIS-CARAVAGGIO </li></ul>
  30. 80. <ul><li>JESUS-CARAVAGGIO </li></ul>
  31. 83. <ul><li>MATTHEW </li></ul><ul><li>PAUL </li></ul><ul><li>-CARAVAGGIO </li></ul>
  32. 86. <ul><li>JOAN OF ARC </li></ul>
  33. 87. Saint Joan of Arc , or Saint Jeanne d'Arc <ul><li>1412- 1431 </li></ul><ul><li>also known as “ the Maid of Orleans ” was a 15 th century virgin saint and national heroine of France. </li></ul>
  34. 88. <ul><li>She led the French army to several important victories and led King Charles VII to his coronation. </li></ul>
  35. 89. <ul><li>She was captured by the English and tried by an ecclesiastical court led by Bishop Pierre Cauchon, an English partisan; the court convicted her of heresy and she was burned at the stake by the English when she was nineteen years old. </li></ul>
  36. 90. <ul><li>Twenty-four years later, the Holy See reviewed the decision of the ecclesiastical court, found her innocent, and declared her a martyr. She was beatified in 1909 and later canonized in 1920. </li></ul>
  37. 92. <ul><li>RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON-REMBRANDT </li></ul><ul><li>& BATONI </li></ul>
  38. 95. <ul><li>GIOTTO </li></ul>
  39. 103. <ul><ul><li>CHRISTIANS IN CULTURE </li></ul></ul>
  40. 106. <ul><li>CHARLES DICKENS </li></ul>
  41. 107. <ul><li>At a time when Britain was the major economic and political power of the world, Dickens highlighted the life of the forgotten poor and disadvantaged at the heart of empire. </li></ul>
  42. 108. <ul><li>His writings inspired others, in particular journalists and political figures, to address such problems of class oppression. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, the prison scenes in Little Dorrit and The Pickwick Papers were prime movers in having the Marshalsea and Fleet Prisons shut down. </li></ul>
  43. 109. <ul><li>As Karl Marx said, Dickens, and the other novelists of Victorian England, &quot;…issued to the world more political and social truths than have been uttered by all the professional politicians, publicists and moralists put together…&quot; </li></ul>
  44. 114. <ul><li>WORSHIP </li></ul>
  45. 121. <ul><li>NEWMAN CENTRE (CATHOLIC-MCGILL) </li></ul>
  46. 126. <ul><li>QUAKERS (MONTREAL) </li></ul>
  47. 129. <ul><li>ST. MARTHA’S IN THE BASEMENT (ECUMENICAL-MCGILL) </li></ul>
  48. 131. <ul><li>S.A.L.T. (SOCIAL JUSTICE-MCGILL) </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT (SCM) </li></ul>
  49. 137. <ul><li>WOMEN IN THE CHURCH </li></ul>
  50. 138. <ul><li>SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT </li></ul>
  51. 139. <ul><li>TRINITY </li></ul>
  52. 140. <ul><li>SEXUALITY </li></ul>
  53. 141. <ul><li>SOCIAL JUSTICE </li></ul>
  54. 142. <ul><li>BIBLE </li></ul>
  55. 143. <ul><li>ENVIRONMENT </li></ul>
  56. 144. <ul><li>SAINTS </li></ul>
  57. 145. <ul><li>WHO IS JESUS CHRIST? </li></ul>
  58. 151. <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV9jiqS-74g </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZn_VBgkPNY </li></ul>
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