Christianity
 
Origins <ul><li>Began in the Middle East (Palestine) in 30 BCE  </li></ul><ul><li>2000 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Founded...
Teachings of Jesus Christ <ul><li>Brotherhood (the Golden Rule) </li></ul><ul><li>Charity  </li></ul><ul><li>Peace </li></...
<ul><li>After death of Jesus, his followers, the Apostles, spread the religion.  Christianity became the dominant religion...
Major Beliefs <ul><li>The Role of Jesus : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus is the son of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christ ...
<ul><li>Christian Conduct </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moral conduct toward others is important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>faith ...
<ul><li>Sacred Text :   The Bible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s made up of  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Old Testament  </li...
<ul><li>Place of Worship : church on Sunday </li></ul>St. Andrews Church, Roanoke, VA Spring Place Methodist Church, Balti...
Appeal  (why something is liked) <ul><li>Salvation and eternal life after death for believers (rich & poor) </li></ul><ul>...
Major Christian Sects Eastern Orthodox Roman Catholic Christianity Protestant Presbyterian Church of God (Mormon)  Penteco...
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  1. 1. Christianity
  2. 3. Origins <ul><li>Began in the Middle East (Palestine) in 30 BCE </li></ul><ul><li>2000 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Founded on beliefs and life of Jesus Christ </li></ul>
  3. 4. Teachings of Jesus Christ <ul><li>Brotherhood (the Golden Rule) </li></ul><ul><li>Charity </li></ul><ul><li>Peace </li></ul><ul><li>rooted in Judaism and Hebrew tradition </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>monotheism </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ten Commandments </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>After death of Jesus, his followers, the Apostles, spread the religion. Christianity became the dominant religion in the Roman Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Missionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Disciples spiritual </li></ul><ul><li>Apostles followers </li></ul>
  5. 6. Major Beliefs <ul><li>The Role of Jesus : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus is the son of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christ sacrificed himself to save humanity. Jesus is the messiah (or savior). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>After his crucifixion, Jesus was resurrected and rose to heaven </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Christian Conduct </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moral conduct toward others is important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>faith in Christ will save you and you will go to heaven </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Sacred Text : The Bible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s made up of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Old Testament </li></ul></ul><ul><li> 2. New Testament </li></ul><ul><li> - (about the life and work of </li></ul><ul><li> Jesus and apostles) </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Place of Worship : church on Sunday </li></ul>St. Andrews Church, Roanoke, VA Spring Place Methodist Church, Baltimore, MD St.Pauls Episcopal Church Poughkeepsie, NY
  9. 10. Appeal (why something is liked) <ul><li>Salvation and eternal life after death for believers (rich & poor) </li></ul><ul><li>Salvation is achieved through moral choice, people have control over their destiny </li></ul><ul><li>Salvation is through faith </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus said, “Believe in me and you will be saved” </li></ul>
  10. 11. Major Christian Sects Eastern Orthodox Roman Catholic Christianity Protestant Presbyterian Church of God (Mormon) Pentecostal Methodist Baptist Episcopal Lutheran Anglican

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