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Christianity Topic Guide

Christianity is the religion with the most followers in the world. Christians believe that God came to Earth as Jesus, who was also known as the Messiah.

The Christian holy day is Sunday, which is when Christians rest and go to church. The Christian holy book is the bible, which is a collection of books written by different people at different times.

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Christianity Facts

  • Around 2.5 billion people worldwide follow Christianity’s teachings.
  • The religion is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.
  • Christians believe in one God who created everything.
  • Christianity began about 2,000 years ago.
  • Within the religion, there are different denominations, such as Catholic and Protestant. Each denomination has its own rituals and ways of doing things, but they are all Christians.

Videos

What is Christianity?

Nathan and Lara introduce the Christian religion. Part of a series from BBC Teach.

Running time: 3:18

Alien Abduction: Christianity

Reverend Harry answers questions about the Christian faith.

Running time: 6:05

Christianity 101

This video is a good overview for older children.

Running time: 3:41

Books

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C S Lewis’ Narnia books include many themes from Christianity.

Children's Bible

Bible stories retold for younger children.

Bible Lands

Who were the people of the Holy land? What were their lives like?

Bible Characters Visual Encyclopedia

A beautifully illustrated book about the characters in the Bible.

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