Christianity 1 - RLG Monday, October 5, 2009 Christianity...

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RLG Monday, October 5, 2009 Christianity Christianity started as a Jewish sect - Jesus was a jew trinity - father, son, holy spirit & god in the middle (god is all of them, they are not eachother) important notions: 1. redemption (original sin - invented by saint augustin - adam and eve - stained humanity - can only erase sin by accepting god, being baptized) 2. penance (being sorry - taking action to make up for sin - jesus did penance for all of us - ex: praying) 3. sin christos - Greek for “messiah” (a leader/ future king/ chosen one/ anointed by oil/ chosen by god) - Jesus the Christ (messiah) Hebrew bible adopted as Old testament in Christianity New testament added - especially the four gospels (“good news”) - Matthew, Mark, Luke & John Josephus ** recorded desctruction of jerusalem in 70ad Jesus - born in 4 BCE - tradition: born in Bethlehem - grew up in town of Nazareth , in northern region of Galilee (Ieudaea) tradition of divine conception
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