Christianity

By:Gavin, Zane, and Mason

All About Christianity

There god is is called God. He is also known as Jesus Christ. Their founder was Abraham. For Christians, common holy sites include the church (the site of Jesus's crucifixion). Additionally, Bethlahem is the site of Jesus' birth. They believe in Christ, Christmas, and the Holy Spirit.
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Holy Book

Holy Bible: Old Testament=Hebrew Bible; New Testament=Gospel(story of Jesus' life and teachings) and spread of msg by a apostle..
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Key Beliefs

Prayer

Sabbath=day of rest on Sunday

The Father, Son-Jesus Christ, Holy

Spirit)

Declaration of Faith: Sacrifice thru atoning sins(for forgiveness of sins) of Jesus Christ (Son of God) who died for sake of my sin and rose again three days later=eternal life in Heaven.

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Practice and Rituals(Sacraments)

Bishop=marks Christian's entrance into church.

Holy Communion=Sharing bread and wine to remember Jesus's last supper(last supper with his followers before he was crucified).

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Place of Worship

CHURCH is where they pray and rejoice.
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Worship Leader

Many titles including: minister, preacher, priest, and pastor.


Church hierarchy can include titles such as bishop (several denominations), cardinal, pope (Roman Catholic).

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Most Common Sects

Catholics

Protestant(includes Baptists, Methodists, Church of Christ, Presbyterian, etc).



Orthodox (ex: Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, etc)

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Holidays, Holy Days, Worship Days

Christmas=celebrates birth of Christ


Easter=celebrates sacrificial death and resurrection of Christ which allows believers to live with God eternally in Heaven.

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Followers

Followers are called Christians

Holy Cities/Places

Some holy cities are Jerusalem and Israel.
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Symbol

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The cross symbolizes the forgiveness of our sins and the fish is one of the very first Greek words which means Jesus Christ.

Overview

Abraham is the founder of all three religions. They all are a monotheism.