Christianity Is The Major Branch Of Christian Faith Essay

1358 Words Oct 12th, 2016 6 Pages
As Muhammad Ali said, “Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams- they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do- they all contain truths.” I have known the various types of religions that we have in our planet since I started getting to know this world. Even though the numbers of religions are being increased, I strongly agree that all religions have their own truth for their followers. Christianity is the largest religion having over 2.4 billon followers in this world. In the society that I was raised in, orthodox Christianity was the main religion that was followed and Protestantism had a sparse number of believers. The only point that I have known about Protestantism is that its followers don’t praise the Virgin Mary and the angels. Protestantism is the major branch of Christian faith which was originated in the 16thcentury when a reformation movement against the Roman Catholic Church was thrown by Martin Luther in Germany. Tremendous amount of Protestantism followers is located around the origin place of the reformation, Germany, and in the parts of the world that were settled by the people from Dutch, Britain, Germany and French. In the 19th century, Protestantism was introduced to Eastern Europe where orthodox followers are prominent by migrants from Germany. According to Barrett, in 1990, 342.2 million people were Protestants. After Protestantism was brought to the world, depending on the type of doctrine held in a church and the church order,…

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