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  1. Christianity - Wikipedia

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    Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.Its adherents, known as Christians, 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.

  2. History of Christianity - Wikipedia

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    Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of Judea. According to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was crucified c.  AD 30–33.

  3. Christians - Wikipedia

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    Christians (/ ˈ k r ɪ s tʃ ən, - t i ə n / (listen)) are people who follow or adhere to Christianity, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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  4. Christianity is the largest world religion by number of adherents (around 2.4 billion). Members of the religion are called Christians. Christians generally believe Jesus to be son of God, the second person of the Trinity. It is a monotheistic religion, meaning it has only one God..

  5. Christianity by country - Wikipedia

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    As of the year 2015, Christianity had approximately 2.3 billion adherents out of a worldwide population of about 7.5 billion people. It represents nearly one-third of the world's population and is the largest religion in the world, with the three largest groups of Christians being the Catholic Church, Protestantism, and the Eastern Orthodox Church.

  6. Spread of Christianity - Wikipedia

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    Christianity originated in 1st century Palestinian Judaism, from where it spread throughout and beyond the Roman Empire. 1 Origins 2 Apostolic Age 3 Ante-Nicene period (2nd-3rd century)

  7. Christianity and Islam - Wikipedia

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    Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world and share a historical traditional connection, with some major theological differences. The two faiths share a common place of origin in the Middle East, and consider themselves to be monotheistic.

  8. Christianity Today - Wikipedia

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    Christianity Today magazine is an evangelical Christian periodical that was founded in 1956 by Billy Graham and is based in Carol Stream, Illinois. The Washington Post calls Christianity Today, "evangelicalism's flagship magazine". The New York Times describes it as a "mainstream evangelical magazine".

  9. Jesus in Christianity - Wikipedia

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    In Christianity, Jesus is believed to be the Son of God and in many mainstream Christian denominations, he is also believed to be the second Person in the Trinity. Christians believe that through his crucifixion and subsequent resurrection, God offered humans salvation and eternal life.

  10. Constantine the Great and Christianity - Wikipedia

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    During the reign of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great (AD 306–337), Christianity began to transition to the dominant religion of the Roman Empire.Historians remain uncertain about Constantine's reasons for favoring Christianity, and theologians and historians have often argued about which form of early Christianity he subscribed to.