Christianity

Confucianism And Christianityexample

Confucianism and Christianity M. Douglas McKinney Philosophy of Religion The premise of Confucian teachings are centered around the idea of Jen or the virtue of humanity (Ching 68). To accomplish this divinity, five relationships must be honored: ruler and minister, father and son, husband and wife, elder and younger brother, and friend and friend (Hopfe). […]

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British Traditions and Customs

Most of British popular and colourful customs come from early celebrations marking the passage of the seasons, such as those surrounding the advent of spring or midsummer at Stonehenge. Another source of British customs are festivities and rites associated with the Christian Church, such as Christmas and Easter. Some pre-Christian religious ceremonies have become so […]

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Consider the view that Christianity has more in common

The statement that questions Christianity’s view of the divine can pose many problems and can raise even more questions. The statement dismisses monotheism and on one hand asks whether it is more probable that Christianity is a religion that does not support belief in God at all or on the other hand, whether Christianity believes […]

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Christianity is too sexist

There are many people that agree with the idea of Christianity being sexist, such as feminists. They claim this because the Roman Catholic Church doesn’t allow women to become priests. Also Paul explained to the Corinthians that the women should keep quiet in the meetings. The major male dominated monotheistic religions such as Christianity have […]

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Christian Teaching on the Value of Life

Within Christianity, there are in fact many denominations; the viewpoints of two important denominations I shall take into consideration are the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England. In general, Christians will look for guidance in the Bible, and from the teachings of Jesus, but whereas Catholics also use the Papal letters (Pope’s documents) […]

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Prejudice And Discriminationpsychology

Christians should live how Jesus teaches us. If he treats everyone with love and respect then so should we. As Christians and followers of Christ race, gender, colour, religion etc should not matter to us. The bible helps Christian’s faith and is guidance to how we should live. Christians have many responsibilities and one of […]

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The teachings of Christianity about war and pacifism

Throughout Christianity, there is not just one teaching about war and peace there are many different teachings and views. Christians believe that God wants them to live in peace but there are different ways to achieve this. This is were view s on whether war is right or wrong differ. There are a variety of […]

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Reflections on the Mystery of Suffering

The theme of the Stauros Notebook is “Reflections on the Mystery of Suffering. ” Over the past several months we have examined suffering as it is related to the violence of our times. In this issue we will consider suffering from a different angle. We will examine the Gospel of Mark and how it relates […]

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The Teachings Of Christianity About Discrimination And

Prejudice is an opinion about a person or a thing, which is based on what you think, without considering the reality and/or the evidence. Discrimination is an action. It means being unfair as a result of your prejudice.Not all discrimination is wrong – God discriminates between the evil and the good, and punishes the guilty. […]

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Christian Views on the Origins of Humanity

Many people in the modern day society continue to debate about the question on the origins of life. These people support two different ideas, number one is Genesis and number two is Science. Each of these explain the origins of life and the making of the universe.Genesis is a section of the bible which can […]

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What do Christians teach about the causes of hunger and disease

Christianity teaches that the root cause of almost all suffering, including hunger and disease, is injustice. Injustice occurs when people fail to respect each other, and can happen as a result of prejudice, which can lead to discrimination. An example of discrimination would be the parable of The Good Samaritan, in which certain individuals ignore […]

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Baptising Babies is pointless

Some people believe baptising babies is pointless, however, others believe it is an important and meaningful ceremony for the infant who is starting their life. They believe this new beginning should be blessed by God. They maintain that Jesus always welcomed children and blessed them, rebuking those who wanted to make them go away. He […]

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Suffering, Death and Resurrection

The statement, “A cross or crucifix is not suitable for a piece of jewellery” leads to many views and opinions, in my opinion I choose to disagree. This is because the cross and crucifix are very important to Christians including myself because it represents Christianity as Jesus died on the cross; this is shown by […]

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The teachings and the beliefs of the afterlife in Christianity

Christians believe the soul is as immortal, tangible, metaphysical body alive within each human. The soul is believed to be you’re after life body (for heaven) until the apocalypse (Christians call this judgment day). On Judgment day the Bible says: ‘Death and the world of the dead also gave up the dead they held’ (Revelations) […]

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Why some Christians join communities and take vows of Poverty, Chastity and Obedience

Some Christians join communities and take three vows of poverty, chastity and obedience so they can dedicate them selves to their faith Christianity. Long ago three centuries after the death of Christ to be Christian meant to become a martyr, to die for your beliefs. When Christianity became more acceptable Christians joined together in groups […]

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How Does Christmas Affect The LIfe Styles And Customs Of Cristians Today

In this essay I will look at the key factors which determine the impact of Christmas on practising Christian’s lifestyles. Christmas is celebrated today by both devout Christians and also socially by most people. To Christians, Christmas is a time of prayer reflection and happiness. It is a time that Christians believe that God came […]

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How this teaching about discipleship might affect the life

In the study of Mark’s Gospel the word vocation relates to performing a task for God from the disciples. This is shown in ‘The Call of the Four Fishermen’ in that as soon as Jesus tells them to “Come Follow Me”, they do so immediately without questioning the matter. The calling of Levi represents the […]

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World History

Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) Read the following excerpt from Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. use the excerpt to answer the following question: When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, “Repent” (Mt 4:171 he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance. This word cannot be understood as referring to […]

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Christianity vs Catholicism

Catholicism and Christianity have been around as long as the Heaven and Earth have been around. They are religions based on the life of Jesus of Nazareth, as written in the Bible so many years ago. They are the religions of the true believers (or Apostles) we must say. All over America you are likely […]

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Christianity Analysis

Paul of Tarsus contributed heavily to both the development and expression of Christianity. His impact on the development of the religion is often recognized by the major contribution he made to Christian theology, as his writings and teaching make up close to a quarter of the Christian sacred text, the bible. In his letters, he […]

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A Brief History of Mardi Gras in Louisiana

Dating back to the feudal Middle Ages, Carnival Season is one of the various celebrations of the new Christian world, which replaced those, which we moderns label as pagan. In particular, Carnival is thought to have replaced the Roman feast of Lupercalia, celebrated for centuries on February 15th of the Julian calendar, in honor of […]

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Christianity

Christianity is the Worlds largest religion with an estimated follower ship of 2. 1 billion people. This is more than a third the world’s total population. It is a monotheistic religion founded on the teachings, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah and the son of God, […]

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