Christianity

Life and Teachings of Jesus

Life and Teachings of Jesus

The Christian Bible’s New Testament includes the Gospels, four different chronicles of the life of Jesus.  These books are foundational for Christian belief and practice, sharing the story of Jesus' birth, baptism, and revolutionary teachings, as well as affirming him as the Messiah.

 

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A Worldwide Tradition

A Worldwide Tradition

For the past two thousand years, Christian traditions that trace their teachings back to the life of Jesus have expanded and spread. Contemporary Christianity consists of three major branches (the Catholic Church, Orthodox Christian churches, and Protestantism) and claims more followers than any other religion—including about 65% of the American population.

 

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Six Faiths: A rainbow of religions span spiritual spectrum

August 23, 2019

Tallahassee is much like other mid-size cities in the American South — it takes its religion seriously. Just under 50% of Tallahasseeans consider themselves religious and practice their faiths.

And in our city, there are many faiths to choose from. From established Christian traditions, including Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox and Evangelical practices to Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Bah’i and Judaism, there is a worship service available.

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At Illinois park, Jesus' face gets bashed in - News - Wicked Local - Boston, MA

July 11, 2019
PEORIA, Ill. — Still under construction, Serenity Memorial Park is dedicated to Peorians who have lost a loved one to violence. But last week, the centerpiece of the South Peoria park — an imported statue of Jesus Christ — was the victim of violence: the hands were busted off and the face was bashed in. The $15,000 statue — which includes a plaque bearing the scripture, “Love one another as I have loved you” — might be irreparable. “It’s so

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1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthood

June 13, 2019
Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be “venerable,” positioning the former slave for possible sainthood. The pontiff’s designation of the Rev. Augustine Tolton as venerable, meaning the church intensely scrutinized his life and recognizes it as one of “heroic virtue,” puts Tolton two steps away from possible canonization, the Diocese of Springfield explained in announcing the designation.

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A Hopping Hotline Brings the Amish and Mennonites Together 

May 10, 2019
THE VOICE ON THE OPENING recording is so cheerful it could be a representative from the tourism board of some perpetually sunny Caribbean island.“Welcome to the Amish and Mennonite Conference Line! Use it for God’s glory!”The Line is a conference room-via-phone for speakers of Pennsylvania Dutch, a dialect of German brought to the United States by European immigrants beginning in the late 17th century and preserved today almost entirely by the Amish and Mennonites in the United States and Ontario, Canad

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