World Religions: Christianity
By: Carmela Hollin
Christianity is monotheism which means Christians only worship one god. They believe in the god called God. In Christianity and other monotheistic religions, the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority. Christians believe God to be both transcendent and immanent.
Christians believe in justification by faith - that through their belief in Jesus as the Son of God, and in his death and resurrection, they can have a right relationship with God whose forgiveness was made once and for all through the death of Jesus Christ.
In Christianity their sacred text is the Holy Bible.
"And God said, Let there be light: and there was light." Genesis 1:3
Christians celebrate many holidays. A few are Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, and Mardi Gras.
Over 2000 years ago, the birth of an infant boy led to a chain of events that had an immeasurable impact on Western Culture and society. The name of the boy was Jesus, the founder of Christianity. The cross is the central symbol for Christianity. A cross is a symbol that Christians use to show their Christianity.