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Informative Article | Philosophy | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022
Christianity: (The Religion of the West) Jesus
Abstract: (i) Among all the living religions of the world Christianity is based on the creation and teachings of Jesus Christ as embodied in the Bible in three parts. (i) Genesis relating to creation (ii) The Old Testament regarding the birth, teachings and miracles of Christ and (iii) The New Treatment which deals about the gospels of Matthew, Luke, John etc. who were responsible for spreading the religion. So, it is clear that the Bible is the only source of Christianity. (ii) Basic features - The basic features of Christianity are (i) Evil and Suffering (ii) Doctrine of the Immortality of souls (iii) Trinity in religion (iv) Creation of Man (v) Importance of Prayer (vi) The day of Judgment and also life after death (vii) Concept of Hell and Heaven (viii) The Final Destiny (ix) The Doctrine of God. These basic features are analyzed in detail in the Bible and there is no other source. It is almost like the religion of Islam wherein the teachings are based on only one book - ?The Holy Quran? supposed to be the words of God which were spread by Mohammad, the Prophet.
Keywords: Bible, the Holy Book, Genesis, Old and New Testaments, Evil and suffering, Immortality of soul. The doctrine of creation of Man, God, Importance of Prayer
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,
Pages: 167 - 170