What is Christianity all about?

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What is Christianity all about? What are the basic beliefs of Christianity and how did it begin? According to (AllAboutReligion, 2010),” Christianity began about 2000 years ago in Judea, [presently known today as Israel] with Jesus Christ and His faithful group of disciples”. This paper will address the viewpoint of the Christian faith and its outcome. The central message of Christianity is based upon the teachings of Jesus and his promises. Christianity teaches that there is merely one God in all existence and that God created the universe. It also teaches that Jesus is the only way to be set free from the coming judgment of God and that Jesus desires his values and his standards to abound. Moreover, Christianity is the only religion that offers a savior. Religion has been in every culture since the beginning of human society and there are many religions competing for the heart of humanity throughout the world at large.The following characterizations are based on the Christian faith: redemption, covenant and grace. Although Christianity is a matter of choice for the human race, what type of influence did it have on the China, Africa, and Rome inhabitants? Christianity in China During the Warring States era, the Chinese population was in need of social and political change. Accordingly, three schools of thought were formed and became a tradition in China: Confucianism, Legalism, and Taoism. These systems focused on virtues and law-based tactics. Sanders et al (2008) points out that “these three systems of thought were written by three distinct prominent writers whose main focus for the Chinese population were philosophy, political and religion development” (p 89,93,97) Nevertheless, the influence of this school system was sh... ... middle of paper ... ... (2006). Encounters in world history: Sources and themes from global past (1st ed.) New York: McGraw Hill Seven Pillars 2010, Retrieved June 25, 2010, from http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/article/the_jesus_sutras_an_ancient_message_for_a_post_modernist_future/ The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life 2010, Christianity in Sub-Saharan, Retrieved June 24, 2010, from http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Christianity+in+sub-saharan+africa&FORM=IGRE&qpvt=Christianity+in+sub-saharan+africa#focal=545f2aca4d9390870ea44ddac878c14c&furl=http%3A%2F%2Fpewforum.org%2FuploadedImages%2FTopics%2FBelief_and_Practices%2Faffiliation-since-1900.png Xiaoyuan, Z. (2007). Christianity to Me: Approaching God in Love/CHRISTIANISME POUR MOI : S'APPROCHER DE DIEU DANS L'AMOUR. Canadian Social Science, 3(6), 86-91. Retrieved June 12, 2010, from ABI/INFORM Global. (Document ID: 1582608161).
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