Christianity

Christianity, Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. It is the world's largest religion, with about 2.4 billion followers. Its adherents, known as Christians, make up a majority of the population in 157 countries and territories, and believe that Jesus is the Christ, whose coming as the Messiah was prophesied in the Hebrew Bible, called the Old Testament in Christianity, and chronicled in the New Testament.Christianity remains culturally diverse in its Western and Eastern branches, as well as in its doctrines concerning justification and the nature of salvation, ecclesiology, ordination, and Christology. Their creeds generally hold in common Jesus as the Son of God—the Logos incarnated—who ministered, suffered, and died on a cross, but rose from the dead for the salvation of mankind; and referred to as the gospel, meaning the "good news". Describing Jesus' life and teachings are the four canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, with the Old Testament as the gospel's respected background.

History of Christianity
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History of Christianity ... The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christian countries, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to...

God in Christianity
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God in Christianity ... God in Christianity is the eternal being who created and preserves all things. Christians believe God to be both transcendent (wholly independent of, and...

Apostles in Christianity
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Apostles in Christianity ... Betancur (1626–1667) was the "Apostle of Guatemala". The period of early Christianity during the lifetimes of the apostles is called the Apostolic Age. During...

Christianity and Judaism
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Christianity and Judaism ... Christianity is rooted in Second Temple Judaism, but the two religions diverged in the first centuries of the Christian Era. Christianity emphasizes correct...

Nicene Christianity
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Nicene Christianity ... Nicene Christianity, Mainstream Christianity or Traditional Christianity includes those Christian denominations that adhere to the teaching of the Nicene...

Christianity by country
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Christianity by country ... As of the year 2015, Christianity had approximately 2.4 billion adherents out of a worldwide population of about 7.5 billion people. It represents nearly...

Pauline Christianity
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Pauline Christianity ... Christianity or Pauline theology (also Paulism or Paulanity), otherwise referred to as Gentile Christianity, is the theology and form of Christianity...

Mere Christianity
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Mere Christianity ... Mere Christianity is a 1952 theological book by C. S. Lewis, adapted from a series of BBC radio talks made between 1941 and 1944, while Lewis was at Oxford...

Christianity in Ethiopia
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Christianity in Ethiopia ... Christianity in Ethiopia is the largest religion in the country and dates back to the ancient Kingdom of Aksum, when the King Ezana first adopted the faith...

Positive Christianity
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Positive Christianity ... Positive Christianity (German: Positives Christentum) was a movement within Nazi Germany which mixed the belief that the racial purity of the German people...

Godhead in Christianity
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Christianity and colonialism
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Christianity and Islam
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Jesus in Christianity
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Disciple (Christianity)
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Antisemitism in Christianity
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Christianity in Japan
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Celtic Christianity
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Eastern Christianity
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