In Christianity it is believed that Jesus Christ was the savior to all humanity and was sent to Earth by his father (God) to pay for the sins of all mankind. In Judaism on the other hand, Jesus was merely a prophet. Both Christianity and Judaism were established in Israel. Christianity was founded around 30 AD in contrast to Judaism which started around 1000 BC. Although a few sacred readings and the form that followers pray are similar in both religions they are also slightly different.
Philadelphia had become British America’s largest city with about 30,000 people by 1774. New York’s population had reached about 25,000. The slave numbers of the towns varied however with seven percent of Philadelphia’s population being slaves while twenty percent of Boston’s was
The American today is surrounded by remnants of cultures and practitioners of religions whose origins are foreign to this country. These are at least three generations past but it still remains that most of us belong to one of these foreign countries through our ancestors. In 1950 most in the 20-square-block area of Lower Manhattan were Italian-born. In the late 1700s, the newly formed United States experienced the arrival of a number of religious dissenters from Germany. in the 1830s through 1890, Germans represented at least one-quarter of the immigration.
For example, in 2005, 69 Liberians arrived in the U.S. on student visas, 4,880 Liberians were classified as legal permanent residents, and more than 1500 Liberians became U.S. citizens.12 Many Liberians are under temporary protective status (TPS), a temporary immigration status granted to eligible nationals of designated countries.13 Liberians have settled throughout the U.S., although communities of Liberians are more concentrated in certain areas. The concentration of Liberian community associations in different states
“In God We Trust” is America's motto, introduced in 1956 to replace the original motto E Pluribus Unum, but was America Founded as a Christian nation? The major hurdle in answering the question is to define terms properly. The concept of a Christian nation is often written off because of misconceptions as to what this means. A Christian nation is not one in which all people in a society are all Christians, just as in an Islamic country, not all people are necessarily Moslems. But in a Christian nation, as our Founders would have defined it, the principles and institutional foundations are Biblically based and the people in general share a Biblical world-view.
In general, there are similar ethical beliefs amongst Christians due to Judaism being the only root of Christian ethics. In general Christian ethics is deontological and authoritarian and what is deemed right or wrong is based on belief in God. The ethics of Christianity is based on the holy bible, which is a library of books that expresses Christian faith. As the bible was written over a long period of time and includes many different teachings and morals, there is no overall biblical morality that can be chosen therefore different denominations choose different parts of the bible to support their beliefs. For instance in Genesis it says that ‘God breathed the breath of man into Adam’s nostrils’ and from this Roman Catholics can argue that as God has given life, only he can take it away so things such as abortion, euthanasia and murder are absolute wrongs.
Isaiah 44:6 states: “I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.” James 2:19 states, “Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well:” In the book of John, we can read John quote Jesus saying,” I and the Father are one.” Jesus also preached the Holy Spirit of being part of the Godhead, “"And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever; the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not behold Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you, and will be in you." ... "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him, and make Our abode with him." (John 14:16-17, 23). In the above paragraph, you can clearly see how the God is the one and only, and that the one and only God is actually pieced together by three main characteristics. In the Mormon dogma.
This book is much like what most Christians use called the Holy Bible. They both contain scriptures that are believed to be actually sent from God and is God’s word and will. Jehovah’s Witnesses also Use and distribute a publication called the Watchtower. They use the Watchtower to go over certain subjects such as avoiding premarital sex and the grieving process when losing a loved one. Christians believe that there is only one God.
Originating in the Middle East, it quickly spread to Europe, Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor and Egypt. Christianity is related to western civilization. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God, fully divine and fully human, and the savior of humanity whose coming as Christ or the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. 2. Islam: Also a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion based on the Qur’an (a religious text considered by its followers to be the word of God).
* Muslims generally believe the Qur'an to be dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel, with words that came from Allah. Thus, it is inerrant and infallible. * Members of the Baha'i Faith believe that the writings of their founder, Baha'u'llah, are inerrant and infallible. However, there are exceptions. For example: * Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recognizes four canonized scriptures: the Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price.