Presentation on theme: "Opening Assignment 8/17/15 What are some differences you can find between Judaism and Christianity? What about similarities?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Opening Assignment 8/17/15What are some differences you can find between Judaism and Christianity?What about similarities?
2 Christianity 2.2 Billion Followers Deity: God Trinity (Father, Son, Holy Spirit)MonotheisticFounder: Jesus Christ (of Nazareth)Jesus told parables (stories) and was seen as a threat. He was arrested and executed.
3 Beliefs of most Christian sects: Jesus was born to virgin Mary, was the son of Godlived as a prophet, was crucified, died for sins, and rose from the dead.Book= BibleLeaders=Priests, Ministers, Reverends, Pope (Catholic)Place of Worship= ChurchPROTESTANT = protest
4 3 Types of Christians Eastern Orthodox Roman Catholic Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Mormon, Lutheran, etc…)
5 Catholicism 1.2 billion followers (of 2.2 bill. Christians) Leaders – bishops and priests (successors of Christ’s disciples)Head – Pope (Bishop of Rome and successor to disciple Peter)Church – MassCommunion – sacraments(bread – body, wine – blood)
6 CatholicismAll Catholics are Christians, but not all Christians are CatholicsThe Pope is God’s chosen mouthpieceSalvation at baptism, can be lost by bad deeds and no good works.Purgatory – purification for heaven
7 Mapping the Catholic population Why do you think there is such a large population of Catholics in Central and South America?
13 5 Sentence Compare/Contrast Please write 5 sentences comparing and contrasting the Catholic version of Christianity to the Protestant version.Examples – views of afterlife, salvation, leadership, anything else you can think of.