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CHRISTIANITY. THE SECOND LARGEST WORLD RELIGION. BEGINNINGS. From Judaism Based on teachings of Jesus Christ Early persecution Constantine’s conversion Papal Authority Impact of Christianity of Europe and World. SCHISMS.

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christianity

CHRISTIANITY

THE SECOND LARGEST WORLD RELIGION

beginnings
BEGINNINGS
  • From Judaism
  • Based on teachings of Jesus Christ
  • Early persecution
  • Constantine’s conversion
  • Papal Authority
  • Impact of Christianity of Europe and World
schisms
SCHISMS
  • 1054 first break between Latin speaking church in West and Greek speaking church in East
  • Catholic and Orthodoxy
  • Protestant Reformation (reasons why)
  • Martin Luther’s 95 thesis 1817
  • Henry VIII
basic beliefs of christianity
BASIC BELIEFS OF CHRISTIANITY
  • Jesus Christ is Son of God
  • Bible is word of God
  • Bible composed of Old and New Testament and Apocrypha
  • Translation issues with Bible
  • Basic belief in love, forgiveness and repentance
  • By dying and then rising from dead, Christ made world redemption possible
trinity
Trinity
  • Basis of Catholicism
  • Son, Jesus Christ, is truly God and truly human
  • Father, Son and Holy Spirit makes up trinity
  • Not considered as having a gender
  • Triune is both one and three
  • Fact that it defies logic is part of Dogma
catholicism
Catholicism
  • Belief in Bishop of Rome or Pope
  • Participation in Sacraments, like Eucharist, penance, baptism, marriage, etc are necessary
  • Church has complete divine revelation
  • Pope and Bishops have authority
  • Human soul is immortal
  • Virgin Mary was preserved from original sin by being mother of Jesus and after her life she was assumed into heaven
  • Papal Infallibility
orthodox church
ORTHODOX CHURCH
  • Most doctrinal issues similar to Catholicism because were united in beginning
  • Use leavened bread
  • Liturgies sung, not spoken
  • Priests may marry before being ordained
  • Infants may receive communion
  • Less centralized the Catholicism
  • Typically nationalistic and cultural
protestantism
PROTESTANTISM
  • Term to describe Christian religions who came after the Reformations
  • Respect for Individual experience
  • Lay believers have same access to God as clergy
  • Bible is source of infallible truth
  • Believer is justified by God’s grace, not by good deeds or religious institution
other denominations
OTHER DENOMINATIONS
  • Anglican Church: rejects Rome but agrees with Roman Dogma on most issues
  • Episcopal: American version of Anglican Church
  • Methodist: focus on repentance, individual faith and responsibility for making society better
  • Baptists: baptism must be a conscience adult choices that goes with accepting Jesus Christ
  • Congregationalism: local churches operate separately from central power
other denominations cont
OTHER DENOMINATIONS cont
  • Quakers: reject ordained ministers and sacraments, views life as sacred
  • Mennonites: commitment to live as simply as possible
  • Unitarian: rejects Trinity and see Christ as teacher not divine
  • Christian Science: spiritual world is true reality
  • Jehovah’s Witness: see Bible as absolute true and expect Armageddon to occur soon followed by 1000 year rule by Christ
  • Mormons: Book of Mormon with Bible
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