Christianity: The Three Branches Of The Christian Church

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Founded by Jesus Christ approximately 2000 years ago, Christianity is one of the religious that has made a major impact on the world. Although this faith began as a different way of believing of Judaism, the Christian religion has by now almost 2 billion followers and can be found in every corner of the globe. The Christians use a Church to practice their believes in. Their holy book is called the bible. The three major branches of the Christian church are Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. There are similarities and differences between those two branches, which very to issues like practices, beliefs and holidays.
Symbols are very important in the Christian religion. Christians "people of the book", which means that they read in the Bible, they are also "people of faith”, which means that they believe in something that can’t be seen. Even though they believe in something that can’t be seen, symbols play an important role in the Christian life. This is because what is visible and physical can be an aid to faith. For example, when Christians remember the cross of Jesus Christ, also they consume bread and wine at the Lord 's Supper, though they do have to keep certain things in mind which are told 1 Corinthians 11.
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In the most broad sense it symbolizes the religion of Christianity. More specifically, it represents and memorializes Christ 's death. Many crosses have been developed over time, some with a specific symbolic meaning and others have just been influenced by certain

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