World Religions: Christianity
By: Carmela Hollin

Christianity was founded in 1 B.C, about 2000 years ago.
Christianity originated in Jerusalem.
Jesus Christ and His faithful group of disciples started the religion.
Christians believe, or worship, in only one god.

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.

Above is The Holy Bible.

In Christianity their sacred text is the Holy Bible.

"And God said, Let there be light: and there was light." Genesis 1:3

Above is a picture of a cross, Christianity's Central Symbol.
Above is a picture of a church, a place where Christians go to worship.

Christians celebrate many holidays. A few are Christmas, Easter, Good Friday, and Mardi Gras.

Jesus and his twelve desciples.

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.

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