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Comparative Religion Grid 1. The Basics Category or Question Catholicism Eastern Orthodox Protestant Founder or founders Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Martin Luther Descripti on of God Catholicism describes that god is made up of 3 individuals: God the Holy Spirit, God the Father, and God the Son. Christians in Eastern Orthodox tradition have faith in an only God who is both one and three (triune); the Son, the Holy Spirit and the Father, "one in core and unbroken". Three men (God the Father, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit) affirm in Christ, the Christians who subscribe to the Nicene faith. Unitarianism also rejects the Trinity. Message of the religion in one sentence God the Father Christian Church appears to believe that through the Resurrection of Christ, his sacrament and redemption God showed himself, and his faith through Jesus Christ. Salvation is a gift of God Number of world followers Approximately 1.1 billion Approximately 225-300 million 800 million to 1 billion Geograp hic distributi on The majority of the world’s Catholics in 2010 were to be set up in the Caribbean/ Latin American area (425 million or 39%). 2-3 rd of Catholics (65%) in 1910 In Eastern and Central Europe, much of the globe's 260 million Orthodox Christians live. Since 1900, in Asia, Africa, South America and Oceania Protestantism has spread rapidly..
survived within Europe By the year 2010 simply regarding only 1/4 th of Catholics (24%) exist in Europe. One image that captures the essence of the religion
2. History and Development Category or Question Catholicism Eastern orthodox Protestant Where and when did it originate?
Identify any schisms or splits.
Identify two key historical figures.
Identify two key historical events. Sack of Constantinople via the 4 th Crusade (13 th April, 1204) 4 th Ecumenical Lateran Council inaugurated via Pope Innocent III – November 11, 1215 Orthodoxy underneath the Ottomans (1453- 1821) – The Christian Ghetto The Soviet Period and Russian Revolution Era of Cromwell (1949-60) - Evolved as lord protector of England Diet of Worms (May 1521) – Luther seems at the Diet prior to Charles V, King of Holy Roman Empire, to respond to heresy’s charges.
Describe historical relations with the two other religions.

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