My Museum Of World Religions Essay

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My Museum of Human Civilization Room 1: Religion “In the great hall of the museum of World Religions, you will find 10 major religions that were chosen based on history and the number of followers” (1). Today in our first room, we will learn about the “World’s largest religion that has over two billion followers, and that is Christianity.” Christianity began in the mid-1st century, originating in Judea but quickly spread throughout the world, it has played a major prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization. Religious beliefs known as creeds were additionally added onto, in the 4th and 5th centuries to the statements of faith. Apostle’s creed has remained the most popular of the Christian faith. This statement pertaining to the creed is traced to the apostolic period. On the wall in front of you is a framed copy of the apostle’s creed, one in pictures and one in Arabic, sometimes entitled Symbol of the Apostles, it is an early statement of Christian belief—a creed or "symbol. I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy
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