Christianity: How may we Describe it?


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Christianity: How may we Describe it?
Research papers can be of many sorts, in that they can deal with the philosophical, literary, psychological, historical, sociological or other aspects of a subject. The ensuing paper is not going to touch upon all of these areas of inquiry, but it is going to look at the development, doctrines, figures, rituals, and myths of the Christian religion. Reviewing Christianity, we can state with confidence that it was a faith that persevered mightily in the face of early oppression; we can also state that controversy has sprung up over the legitimacy of the “substitutionary atonement” thesis proffered as a defence of the suffering of Christ. Suffice it to say, differing concerns over doctrinal matters have...
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