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Christianity Power Point

  1. 1. Christianity By Harrison Chisholm Learn about Christian holidays Learn about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection Jesus getting crucified The birth of Jesus, celebrated in the holiday of Christmas The cross, a popular Christian symbol
  2. 2. Stories of Origin/ Important People <ul><li>About Jesus’ life and miracles </li></ul><ul><li>Main Story of Origin/ Unifying Story is when Jesus gets crucified and resurrected </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus also performed many miracles, which are also considered Stories of Origin </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is and important figure, as well as his disciples: Peter/Simon, Andrew, James son of Zebedee, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon, and Judas </li></ul>Jesus is performing one of his miracles as he walks on water Jesus is getting resurrected Jesus’ twelve disciples
  3. 3. Holy Writings <ul><li>Main text is the Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Bible consists of New Testament and Old Testament (Torah/ Hebrew Testament) </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament has 27 books and Jesus’ life/ miracles </li></ul>A picture of the Bible A picture of the Old Testament/ Torah A picture of the New Testament
  4. 4. Core Beliefs <ul><li>About the life of Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus was born in Bethlehem, under the Star of Bethlehem </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in Nazareth and Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Christians believe he performed many miracles, such as resurrecting people and walking on water </li></ul><ul><li>Christians believe that after Jesus was crucified, he was resurrected and descended into heaven </li></ul><ul><li>Christians believe that one day Jesus will come back and save them </li></ul>Jesus is being crucified in this image to the right Jesus is being born in Bethlehem, under the Star of Bethlehem Jesus is being resurrected
  5. 5. Symbols and Objects <ul><li>About Chi Rho, The Dove of Peace, and more </li></ul><ul><li>Dove of Peace symbolizes Jesus’ baptism and the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>For the Chi Rho, Chi is the first letter of Christ in Greek, and Rho is the last </li></ul><ul><li>I.N.R.I is what the put over Jesus’ head to mock him as he was crucified (I.N.R.I translates in English to Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews) </li></ul><ul><li>The Linked Circles symbolize the Holy Trinity, or the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Palm Leaves symbolize Palm Sunday </li></ul>A picture of the Chi Rho Two palm leaves are shown in this picture I.N.R.I is posted above Jesus as he is being crucified
  6. 6. Places of Worship/ Holy Places <ul><li>About the Church and more </li></ul><ul><li>Churches is the place where Christians worship </li></ul><ul><li>Churches are different for different branches of Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Bethlehem, Israel, the location of Jesus’ birth, is holy to Christians </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Athos is inhabited by many Eastern Orthodox Christians </li></ul>A picture of Mount Athos A picture of a Catholic Church Bethlehem, the place of Jesus’ birth
  7. 7. Rites of Passage and Rituals <ul><li>From Baptism to Matrimony and more </li></ul><ul><li>Baptism is a Christian ritual, and it marks the birth </li></ul><ul><li>A Communion is a ritual that marks when people join the community of a Church </li></ul><ul><li>Matrimony is when two Christian people get married </li></ul>A baby getting Baptised Bread and wine, what you eat at a communion A painting of two Christians getting married (matrimony)
  8. 8. Celebrations and Holidays <ul><li>From Christmas to Easter </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas is the celebration of Jesus’ birth </li></ul><ul><li>People give each other presents on Christmas, because giving and love are two of Jesus’ main teachings </li></ul><ul><li>Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus after he is crucified </li></ul><ul><li>Lent is a celebration where Christians give up one thing that they like </li></ul><ul><li>This is because Jesus walked in the desert for forty days and had to make a tough decision; to follow the devil or to continue his teachings </li></ul>This is a picture of Jesus with the devil in the desert In this picture, Jesus is being born This is a picture of what happened when Jesus was resurrected