Christianity : A Religion And How It Has A Huge Impact On All Of Us Today

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In today’s society Christianity is the largest religion with over two billion followers that come from hundreds of Christian dominations. Christianity was started from the Jewish religion, as Jesus and his twelve disciples were Jews. Christianity is based on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus was the messiah that was mentioned in the Old Testament and that he was to come to save mankind from their sins. The religion of Christianity spiked years after Christ was crucified. In this paper, I will discuss the reasons why Christianity flourished as a religion and how it has a huge impact on all of us today. The first reason I believe helped spread Christianity deals with the role women had during the time. Around the time of Jesus women did not get involved much in religion. They were told by society that it was not there place. That was not the case for Jesus though because throughout the Gospel there are many times where he associates himself with women. In John 8:3-11, there is a story that there was a group of men that were about to stone a woman to death because she was caught in the act of adultery. Jesus stepped in and told the group to throw the stones if they have not sinned before. The group realized that they were all sinners and they did not kill the women. Jesus was also known to teach and travel with women. In Luke 8: 1-3, Jesus was traveling with his disciples and some women who had been cured of evil…

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