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The origin of Christianity is Jerusalem, because that is where Jesus spread his teachings.
The Apostle Creed states that Jesus is the son of God. He was born of the Virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate. He was crucified, died and was buried. On the third day he rose again and he ascended into heaven. It is said that he is seated at the right hand of the father and will come again to judge the living and the dead.
Important People and Holy Places
Jesus, the Virgin Mary, Abraham, Adam and Eve are important people in Christianity.
The Holy Places are: Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth
Christianity is a universalizing religion.
The main branches are Eastern Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Mormon.
Under protestant there are many denominations such as Methodists , Presbyterians , Baptists, etc...
Impacts on Social, Cultural and Family Structures
The Holy Bible consists of the new and old testaments ten commandments.
The Bible preaches that you must respect your parents.
Also, in the Ten Commandments, it is stated that killing, murdering, stealing, lying, or committing adultery is prohibited.
If you follow the teachings of Jesus then you can achieve salvation and go into Heaven. If you fail to do so, then Hell is your fate. A true christian is a person/individual that follows the Ten Commandments.
The Holy Bible
Christians have only one holy text: the Holy Bible
This is where Christians go to worship
The cross is a holy symbol for Christians
How did Christianity diffuse?
Christianity has more than 2 billion followers today.
It is mostly practiced in Europe.