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REL – MOD 3 : Christianity In order to understand Christianity empathetically, i.e. from the perspective of a Christian, one must understand the major Christian terms included in this module. Incarnation - the belief that Jesus, who is the non-created second person of the triune God; took on a human body - Jesus Christ, the second person of the Trinity, also known as God the Son or the Logos, "was made flesh" by being conceived in the womb of a woman, the Virgin Mary Christ - AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first- century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah (Christ) prophesied in the Old Testament. Trinity - holds that God is one God, but three coeternal consubstantial persons or hypostases—the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit—as "one God in three Divine persons Church and Sacraments – visible signs of an inward grace, the sacraments are

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