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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 Description 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: the Son, the Holy Spirit, and the Father. Three men (God the Father, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit) affirm in Christ. Message of the religion in one sentence The belief in the trinity, the divine nature of Jesus, and the authority of the Bible. God releveled himself in Jesus Christ through the belief of Christ incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. An emphasis on the individual’s own ability to establish a personal relationship with God. Number of world followers Approximately 1.2 billion Approximately 260 million Approximately 800 million Geographic distribution Latin American/Caribbean region Eastern and Central Europe region Regions of the Atlantic coast such as Africa, Asia, Oceania, and South America.
One image that captures the essence of the religion (John Ankerberg Show, 2013) (Molloy, 2020) (Molloy, 2020) 2. History and Development Category or Question Catholicism Eastern orthodox Protestant Where and when did it originate? 30 CE in the domain of Judea of the Roman Empire 1st century Holy Land, Roman Empire 16 th century in northern Europe Identify any schisms or splits. “A split divided the European Christian church into two major branches: the Western Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. This split is known as the Great Schism, or the East-West Schism or the Schism of 1054” (National Geographic, 2020). The East–West Schism (also the Great Schism or Schism of 1054) a division between Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. The split came about due to a complex mix of religious disagreements and political conflicts (National Geographic, 2020). The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was a schism from the Roman Catholic Church initiated by Martin Luther and continued by other early Protestant reformers in Europe in the 16th century (Molloy, 2020).
Identify two key historical figures. Mother Teresa Archbiship Fulton J. Sheen Michael Cerularius John of Damascus Martin Luther John Calvin Identify two key historical events. Sack of Constantinople via the 4th Crusade-April 13, 1204 4th 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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