Animism Versus Christainity Essay

263 WordsFeb 7, 20132 Pages
In this town we have a good collection of churches, 10 in total, ranging from Baptists to Pentecostals. The United States alone has 76% of Americans that classify themselves as Christians. I am a Christain. I believe in Jesus and he died for the sins we would all commit. I also believe that when you die you die you either go to heaven or hell. Baptists believe in living by god and serving god any and every way possible and not to disappoint him. I go to First Baptist church in Crothersville. At my church believe that when someone dies they have a “Judgement Day”. On their “Judgement Day” they will walk to the pearly white gates of heaven to see if they will proceed into heaven or fall to hell. The only way to proceed into heaven would be to have received salvation before your death. Salvation meaning to know that God is your savor and he died for our sins. The definition to Animism is the belief that natural objects have souls that may exist apart from their material bodies. The definition to animism in every day talk is that everything in life, including plants, animals and, mountains, ETC have a soul. The religion of animism began sometime during the 19Th century. Some people argue that Animism is not a religion, they think its just a way of thinking.The animists believe its like worshiping a god, just a different piece of mind. To answer the question Christianity versus Animism, I think they are both beliefs, a way of

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