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Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament.

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Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. From Jesus' teachings Christianity was born and as time progressed many branches and interpretations of these teachings have being formed. Anglicanism, orthodoxy, Pentecostalism and Protestantism being the main ones. To start with Anglicanism, in its structures, theology, and forms of worship, is commonly understood as a distinct Christian tradition representing a middle ground between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. But what does this mean? Well anglicanism was established after the English reformation in the 16th century. The reformation being a series of events by which the church of england broke away from the authority of the pope and the Roman catholic church, after king Henery the VIII was refused to be allowed to divorce his wife because she could not produce an air to the throne and because he wished to declare his love for Ann Boleyn and marry her and her reproductive organs. From this King Henery the VIII created his own church. The authority of the bishop of Rome was abolished, and reformed conceptions of the nature of faith and grace were accepted. ...read more.

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Orthodoxy. The word orthodoxy means "having the right opinion" and when we look at orthodoxy churches we two prominent ones, the Eastern orthodoxy church and the oriental orthodoxy church. The eastern orthodoxy church is considerer by its adherents to be the very same church established by Christ and his Apostles; they believe it is their duty to preserve the beliefs and practices of this church in order it preserve the true ways of god. All orthodoxy bishops also claim they can trace their lineage back to one of the 12 apostles through the process of apostolic succession, which re affirms all Eastern Orthodoxy believers that their church it the one and only true church established by Jesus Christ. Other than this eastern orthodoxy Christians believe the holey trinity to be thee distinctive, divine persons who are completely separate and without overlap or modality, the father, the son and the holey spirit. In contrast with eastern orthodoxy religion oriental orthodoxy Christians are spit over this differences in Christology, they believe that Jesus Christ was god but not the father and that he had two natures one human and one divine. This split created the void between eastern orthodoxy churches and the oriental orthodoxy church. ...read more.

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3 faith alone, Protestants believe that faith in Christ alone is enough for eternal salvation. 4 grace alone. Protestants perceived Roman Catholic salvation to be dependent upon the grace of God and the merits of one's own works. 5 glory to god alone All glory is due to God alone, since salvation is accomplished solely through his will and action-not only the gift of the all-sufficient atonement of Jesus on the cross but also the gift of faith in that atonement, created in the heart of the believer by the Holy Spirit. Prodestanism is a deviation from true christianity, while perceiving themselves to be restorationists, which just means they have put themselves up to an important degree and think it is necessary to restore christianity because introduced branches of christianity have had grave defects into Christian faith and practice, or have lost a vital element of genuine Christianity, as believed. Christian faith has many branches and interpretations of the origianl ways of jesus christ, Anglicanism, orthodoxy, Pentecostalism and Protestantism are examples of this. Each sects are based upon the same fundamental elements. Although each have their differrnces, they are essentially the same as they teach the same concepts. To love and worship that of Jesus christ. ...read more.

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