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Founded: First century, CE


Origin: Roman Province of Judea (modern-day Israel)


Key Figure: Jesus of Nazareth


Sacred Texts: The Christian Bible


Followers: Christians


Current Population: 2.4 billion


Introduction to Christianity

How Christianity Spread

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Teachings of Jesus

  • Love God.
  • Love your neighbor as yourself.
  • Forgive others who have wronged you.
  • Ask God for forgiveness of your sins.
  • Jesus is the Messiah and was given the authority to forgive others.
  • Repentance of sins.
  • Don’t judge others.
  • The weak and poor will inherit God's Kingdom.