Christianity developed out of Judaism during the 1st century A.D. It is founded on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, who followers believe to be a living incarnation of God and the fulfillment of Jewish prophe... More »

The origins of Halloween date back to Celtic paganism and the feast of Samhain in the British Isles, which Celts believed was when spirits came into the world. The Celts put out treats to placate the spirits for another ... More »

According to historical records, the original ancient Olympic Games began as a dedication to the Olympian gods and were staged on the ancient plains of Olympia. The origins of the Olympic Games can be traced to as far ba... More »

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Christianity originated in Israel, among Jews in the first century A.D. It is based on the life, death, teachings and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Those people who followed Jesus Christ were referred to most often as "C... More »

According to the BBC, the three basic teachings of Christianity are that there is only one God, Jesus is the son of God and God exists as a trinity, or three parts. Christians tend to call God "Father," a practice rooted... More »

Among the key events in the development of Christianity are the Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D., the first Crusade in 1097 to 1099, events of the Protestant Reformation, and the Council of Trent in the 16th century. A shor... More »

The key differences between Mormonism and Christianity include the manner in which God and Jesus are envisioned and the conception of Jesus Christ. Another notable difference between the religions is the opinion on the a... More »

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