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Christianity

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Christianity

  1. 1. Christianity
  2. 2. Holidays <ul><li>Christmas </li></ul><ul><li>Lent </li></ul><ul><li>Holy week (palm Sunday, holy Thursday, good Friday, holy Saturday) </li></ul><ul><li>Easter </li></ul>Jesus on the cross Jesus showing his disciples he truly did rise from the dead a representation of the lent season Baby Jesus in a Manger
  3. 3. Unifying stories <ul><li>Where Jesus life becomes a unifying story for christens and not Jews is, birth and after death </li></ul><ul><li>Jews don’t believe </li></ul><ul><li>born under a star or an angel came and resurrection </li></ul>What Jew’s believe about Jesus’ birth and resurrection What Christians believe about Jesus’ birth And resurrection
  4. 4. Rites of Passage <ul><li>Baptism </li></ul><ul><li>Communion </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Last rites </li></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul>A child being baptized A girl getting her 1s communion A couple getting married in a church Man getting his last rites A tomb stone
  5. 5. Symbols <ul><li>An Icthus in Greek had the 1 st two letters of Jesus Christ. So it was a fish. </li></ul><ul><li>INRI was on Jesus’ cross, it means “Jesus Christ king of the Jews” </li></ul><ul><li>Chi Rho are the 1 st two letters of Jesus' name in greek super imposed upon one another </li></ul>An Icthus INRI on Jesus’ cross Chi Rho
  6. 6. More Symbols <ul><li>The three linked circles stand for the trinity of God </li></ul><ul><li>The dove of peace symbolizes Gods spirit at the baptism of Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>The palm leaves symbolize palm Sunday. </li></ul><ul><li>The crown of thorns represent Christ’s suffering on the cross </li></ul><ul><li>The scallop shell is the pilgrim symbol for St. James and how he would give it to people </li></ul><ul><li>The tongues of flame symbolizes the holy spirit </li></ul><ul><li>The lamb of god comes from John the Baptist's description of Jesus and the Passover lamb and the resurrection Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>The cross keys are St. Peter’s keys to heaven </li></ul><ul><li>Alpha and Omega are the 1 st and last of the Greek alphabet they represent god is the beginning and the end </li></ul>The 3 linked circles The dove of peace palms Jesus wearing the crown of thorns A scallop shell Tongues of flames Jesus holding a lamb The cross keys Alpha and omega
  7. 7. Core Beliefs <ul><li>Jesus Christ was the messiah. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus Christ was sent for our sins </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus Christ will arrive on the Day of Judgment </li></ul><ul><li>God is forgiving </li></ul><ul><li>Belief is as important as actions </li></ul><ul><li>Ten commandments are guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Bible is inspired by God </li></ul><ul><li>Christianity should be spread </li></ul>All (or most) Christians believe: The Ten Commandments Jesus Christ The Holy Bible
  8. 8. The Bible <ul><li>Written by Mathew, Mark, Luke and John </li></ul><ul><li>Mark: written 1 st , 2 nd hand witness, Jesus as a healer and death and resurrection </li></ul><ul><li>Mathew: written 2 nd ,eyewitness, appealing to Jewish Christians </li></ul><ul><li>Luke: Written 3rd, interviewer, birth and childhood </li></ul><ul><li>John: Written 4 th eyewitness, last supper, death and resurrection </li></ul>The Gospels New Testament The five books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy Old Testament Saint Mathew Saint Mark Saint Luke Saint John
  9. 9. Places of worship <ul><li>Stained glass </li></ul><ul><li>Statues </li></ul><ul><li>Organ </li></ul><ul><li>Hymn board </li></ul><ul><li>Organ </li></ul><ul><li>Altar table </li></ul><ul><li>Candles </li></ul>Some things found in protestant church. Some things found in a roman catholic church <ul><li>Altar </li></ul><ul><li>Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Pews </li></ul><ul><li>Stained glass </li></ul><ul><li>Crucifix </li></ul><ul><li>Organ </li></ul><ul><li>Statue of a saint </li></ul>Some things found in a Greek orthodox church <ul><li>Altar behind royal door and curtain </li></ul><ul><li>Icons of saints </li></ul><ul><li>choir </li></ul><ul><li>Candles </li></ul><ul><li>bishops chair/throne </li></ul><ul><li>pews (Men) </li></ul><ul><li>Pews (women) </li></ul>Stained glass of baby Jesus Stature of St. Francis A church choir

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