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  • Community Of Christian Churches
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    Christianity religion was founded in Palestine by the followers of Jesus. One of the world's major religions, it predominates in Europe and the Americas, where it has been a powerful historical force and cultural influence, but it also claims adherents in virtually every country of the world. Central Beliefs The central teachings of traditional Christianity are that Jesus is the Son of God, the second person of the Trinity of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. In Latin Trinity is defi...
  • Christianity And Greek Gods
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    The Revolutionary War was an enormous part of American history. The revolution in Russia, that sparked the overthrow of communism, was a huge part of Russian history. The revolution of Christianity from the concepts of Greek gods was also a large part of religious history. Christianity and Greek gods have many comparisons, contrasts, and these contrasts resulted in Christianity being revolutionary. The concepts of Christianity and the religious concepts of the Greek gods are comparatively alike....
  • Islam And Christianity
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    Christianity and Islam - Are They Really That Different There are hundreds of religions in this world. Of the many religions two of the most prominent are Islam and Christianity. It is averaged that there are 750 million people practicing Islam and another 1 billion practicing Christianity. The roots of Islam are actually in Christianity. History books indicate that one night; God by way of the angel Gabriel came to Muhammad (In Christianity this is the same Angel that brings the news of Jesus' ...
  • Relationship Of God And Time
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    C.S. Lewis: Mere Christianity- Reaction Paper for Book 4 C.S. Lewis covers many topics in his fourth book contained in Mere Christianity titled BEYOND PERSONALITY: OR FIRST STEPS IN THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY. He addresses such topics as theology, what it means to be the Son of God, the three personal God, the relationship of God and time, the cost of being a Christian, how God works to turn us into image of Christ, why Christian growth is both hard and easy, and also what he thinks about our o...
  • Existence Of God
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    a) Christians believe many different things about God's nature; due to the huge spectrum of Christians that there are. However, as a general rule they perceive God as being one of the following four things: o Personal - where God is represented as a human being. Christians believe this because it means they can directly relate to Him through one-to-one means. There are variations within this also: Some say that this Personal God is one human being that is always there for everyone, others believ...
  • Greek Gods And The Christian God
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    Whenever one refers to the literature from which the Greek gods came from, such as the Iliad, its referred to as mythology. And yet, the literature of the Christian God, the Bible, is not. Both pieces of literature were written around the same time period, and yet, in modern day, the Bible represents a way of life for some religious organizations while the Iliad is simply read for pleasure. One may wonder why the stories of the Greek gods, that were worshipped by the Greeks of the time, came to ...
  • Judaism's View On Jesus
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    Compare and Contrast Judaism with Christianity. There are many similarities and differences between Judaism and Christianity. Some of these are their religious beliefs, Jesus, heaven and hell, original sin, the trinity. This therefore leads the two religions to follow different paths of worship even if they worship the same god. Christianity was founded from Judaism. The first people to convert to Christianity were Jews so Christianity was seen as a branch of Judaism. The converts, who were enco...
  • Christian And Pagan Historians
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    The consensus among many historians has been that the transition from paganism to Christianity in the Mediterranean world was effortlessly accomplished by the end of the fourth century. In Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries, Ramsay MacMullen sets out to disprove the consensus, which he maintains is an understandable misinterpretation considering the 'corrupt foundation' of historical records it rested upon. He makes his case by covering a wide range of material to show t...
  • Christian God's Non Existence
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    The Errancy of Fundamentalism Disproves the God of the Bible 1. Introduction This essay will investigate the often-made claim from Christians, that the Bible is the inspired word of god, a corollary of which is that it is perfectly without error. This view is exemplified by the following statement of Jimmy Swaggart, a Pentecostal pastor: "One of the most basic tenants of the Christian faith is that the Scriptures are inerrant. Because the Bible is God's Word, it is entirely error-free". (Swaggar...
  • True Within Islam And Christian Beliefs
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    Throughout history, Christians have persecuted Jews. Jews have been the target of prejudice and many conversion attempts. However, Christianity has the same origins and core beliefs as Judaism. The similarities between Christianity and Judaism are numerous. For example, both Jews and Christians believe in monotheism, the faith in one god. Furthermore, both religions worship the same God, although they name Him differently. The Christian name for God is Jehovah, while the Jews' is Yahweh. This is...
  • Fasting From Food
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    Christianity, Islam, and Judaism: Perspective on Fasting One of the longest established disciplines of the human body is that of fasting. Fasting is abstaining from food, drink, sleep or sex to focus on a period of spiritual growth (web). Fasting has also been used in nearly every religion in the world, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Many of history's great spiritual leaders fasted for mental and spiritual clarity, including Jesus, Buddha, and Mohammed. Fasting is an important eleme...
  • Greek Gods To The Judeo Christian God
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    Greek gods vs. Judeo-Christian God Whenever we refer to the literature from which the Greek god's come from, we refer to it as mythology, i.e. Sophocles', Oedipus Rex. And yet, when we refer to the literature of the Judeo-Christian God, the Bible, this is not referred to as mythology. Both pieces of literature were written around the same time period, and yet, in modern day, we read one book to help teach us daily lessons, and we read the other for purposes of pleasure. I began to wonder why the...
  • Islam And Christianity
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    1) Comparing and contrasting at least two of the religions of Abraham, discuss the concept and the role of the Messiah in the religious life. I. Understanding of God Before the differences and similarities are explained in God's role, both of these groups understanding of God must be explained. Muslims and Christians worship the same God (Allah). The basic testimony of Islam is called the 'shahada', the first clause of which states that "la il aha illa Allah" - "There is no god but God". This is...
  • Non Christian Poem
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    It is agreed by almost all critics that Beowulf was once a pre-Christian poem but no one is completely sure how it went from pre-Christian to Christian influenced. There are many ideas of how it was written and one of the most popular theories is that the poem was already in poetic form and the author's own beliefs were added. Another theory is that the poem was written by a Christian who heard the story and added some of his own beliefs when he wrote it. A third theory is that the poem was alre...
  • Ibo Practice Polytheism And Christians Practice Monotheism
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    China Achebe wrote the novel, Things Fall Apart, which is a great piece of African literature that deals with the Ibo culture, society, and history. One place where the Ibo religion is practiced is in the village of Umuofia in Africa, where the story takes place. On the other hand, Christianity is a very common religion that is practiced all over the world. Although Christianity and Ibo are both types of religions, they have many differences. One way the religions are different is the Ibo practi...
  • God's Reward To Christians
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    email: title: Once Saved, Always Saved " You are saved until you sin again", the preacher tells the new convert. Such words can cause a new Christian to have fear of failing and can cause him other to feel like quitting the Christian walk. Jesus Christ has promised that once people ask Him to live in their hearts, they will receive eternal life. Jesus died on the cross for Christian " 's sins one time because once a person receives Jesus as Savior he or she is eternally saved. God's character an...
  • Author Presents Biblical Allusions
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    Throughout the Middle Ages, the idea of Christianity has been portrayed in many literary instances. Beowulf, the epic poem, presents Christian elements. The author presents a sense of Christianity through Biblical allusions, moral themes, and evil representations. Through studying this narrative poem, one finds examples of this dominant religion. Over the course of this epic, the author presents Biblical allusions. He explains that God is the creator of earth and man. Life is a gift from God, an...
  • Relationship Between Christian Enlightenment And Greek Philosophy
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    "Knowing what a thing is" and "knowing that a thing exists" are fundamentally distinct truths (Exodus 3: 14). Introduction: Many philosophers believe that first century Christianity and the New Testament were heavily influenced by pagan philosophical systems. Nearly all of the medieval thinkers, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim were pre-occupied with some version of the attempt to amalgamate philosophy with religion. For example Philo Juda eus (Philo of Alexandria) (20 B.C.E. -50 C.E.) was an Alexa...
  • Century Of Christian Science Healing
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    Christian Scientists When I was first assigned this report I had no idea what Christian Science was. I researched for hours on the religion, and tried to find anything I could on it. I found out that Christian Science was a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. As quoted from a Christian Scientist " This religion is based on the words and works of Christ Jesus, and draws its authority form the Bible. Its teachings are set forth in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures...
  • Covenant God
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    "A Model Of Christian Charity' Essay, Research"A Model Of Christian Charity' "A Model of Christian Charity' "A Model of Christian Charity' was a sermon that was delivered to the passengers on the Arabella. The sermon was about how a Puritan should obey God and behave. The Puritans believed they were included in the covenant God had with Israel (God would protect them if they obeyed God's laws) and they believed they were God's chosen people. In the sermon John Winthrop said "Now if the Lord shal...

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