Christianity : God 's Truth Essay

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Christianity: God’s Truth
Two thousand years ago, Christianity was created. Twenty centuries later, Christianity is still practiced and observed around the world. The believers of this religion still hold and practice the fundamental Christian truths, and in this modern day and age Christian religion is predominant in society. Christianity has persisted as a religion over the course of thousands of years because of its people’s devotion to their beliefs, devotion to its teachings and principles, and their rituals.
In Robert Bellah’s Religious Evolution religious belief is defined as a set of symbolic forms and acts which relate man to the complex forms of his existence in his constantly evolving world. Religious belief serves the purpose of connecting one to god and one’s own spirituality, so that one can find their place in the rapidly evolving world, and as religion evolves with time religious belief will always stay constant. The followers of the Christian faith have remained consistent with their beliefs since the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. Their beliefs have stayed constant throughout thousands of years, countless reformations, and the emergence of modernity. Religion itself is very powerful, and a powerful belief, and in Christianity, religion has persisted throughout the course of thousands of years and brought meaning to people, because it was able to answer the question of the meaning of their existence. Their religion brought them hope and answers…

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