1. When did Christianity originate? Approx. 2000 years ago
2. What are the three components of the Holy Trinity? Father, Son, Holy Spirit. 3. What are the three major divisions of Christianity? Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Protestantism.
4. What are some festivals associated with Christianity? In the Christian faith both Protestants and Catholics observe certain festivals commemorating events in the life of Christ. Of these, the two most important are Christmas, which is the Feast of Christ's nativity, and Easter, which marks the anniversary of Christ's resurrection. 5. Name the two major divisions of the Christian Bible. The New Testament and the Old Testament. Critical Thinking Questions
1. Over the course of two millennia, Christianity has grown to be the most widely practiced religion on earth. What factors might have contributed to the widespread practice of Christianity? The 2012 end of the world scare. 2. Not all Christians share the same beliefs. What, in your opinion, are the most important beliefs in Christianity? What defines a person as Christian or not Christian? In Christianity, I believe that acceptance is the most important. As for the more important ones I would personally think that equality and perception are up there. 3. Think of a famous Christian. How does (or did) this person's beliefs and customs influence his or her actions? Patricia Heaton, she's not shy about making her faith or her opinions heard. Born a Catholic, she embraced evangelical Protestantism as an adult, and now attends a Presbyterian church and advocates on behalf of an anti-abortion group called Feminists for Life. She has emceed a Christian comedy tour featured in the DVD "Thou Shalt Laugh," and told Beliefnet last year that she had "an opportunity to get back to reading and studying and praying more, which I didn't have much time for" while doing the show. 4. Christianity is found in nearly every country in the world. Christian...
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