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CHRISTIANITY PRESENTATION WORLD RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS II KIMBERLY A ROBINSON REL/134 10/07/2019 INSTRUCTOR MICHAEL PRINGLE
CHRISTIANITY IS THE LARGEST WORLD RELIGION AT THE MOMENT. IT HAS OVER 2 BILLION FOLLOWERS, WHO CHRISTIANITY IS THE LARGEST WORLD RELIGION AT THE MOMENT. IT HAS OVER 2 BILLION FOLLOWERS. , O CLASSIFY THEMSELVES UNDER 34,000 DIFFERENT DENOMINATIONS. INITIALLY, CHRISTIANITY WAS DERIVED FROM JUDAISM, AS JESUS CHRIST WAS A JEW, AS WERE HIS TWELVE DISCIPLES. CHRISTIANITY IS BASED MAINLY AROUND THE LIFE, DEATH AND RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST, AND IS MONOTHEISTIC. CHRISTIANS BELIEVE IN THE BIBLE BEING THE WORD OF GOD, AND ALTHOUGH SOME CHOOSE TO TAKE IT MORE LITERALLY THAN OTHERS, IT IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED TO BE INSPIRED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT.
ACCORDING TO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH BEGINS WITH JESUS CHRIST TEACHINGS AND THE APOSTLES (C. 4 BC – C. AD 30) OVER THE COURSE OF CENTURIES IT DEVELOPED A HIGHLY SOPHISTICATED THEOLOGY AND AN ELABORATE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE HEADED BY THE PAPACY, THE OLDEST CONTINUING ABSOLUTE MONARCHY IN THE WORLD.
ALMOST 2,000 YEARS AGO A YOUNG WOMAN FROM THE TOWN OF NAZARETH NAMED MARY WAS VISITED BY AN ANGEL NAMED GABRIEL. GABRIEL TOLD THE JEWISH WOMAN THAT SHE WOULD HAVE A SON NAMED JESUS AND THAT HE WOULD BE THE SON OF GOD.

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