In 2001, the World Christian Encyclopedia counted 33,830 different Christian denominations.
Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity whose coming as the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament.
Christianity began as a Second Temple Judaic sect in the mid-1st century in Judea. It quickly spread to Europe, Mesopotamia, Asia and by the 4th century had become the official state church of the Roman Empire.
Christianity was the main religion in Egypt between the Fourth and Sixth Centuries.
the Catholic Church
had an income
There's an empty place
next to Muhammad's Tomb,
Islam's main Prophet,
Going to church is good for you: Services lowers your blood pressure, a study found.
A 62-foot Jesus statue built by a megachurch was destroyed by a lightning strike and subsequent fire.
There is a sect, offshoot of Christianity, that believes Jesus is currently living in China as a Chinese woman.
At least 20 million people died during the Taiping Rebellion in China, led by a man who claimed to be the brother of Jesus, and who attempted to impose a theocracy based on his interpretation of Christianity.
Vladimir The Great, Prince of Kiev, considered converting to Christianity or Islam. He sent envoys to study both religions, but upon hearing that Islam forbade alcohol, he got baptized.
The keys to the holiest site in Christianity, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, are held by a Muslim family that opens the church every morning. This arrangement has been in place since 1187 CE.
Armenia became the first nation to adopt Christianity as a State Religion in the year 301.
In 2001, Pope John Paul II entered and prayed in a mosque and even kissed the Qur'an to improve relations with Islam.
A man in Nebraska is breeding red cows and sending them to Israel
The Pentateuch (Torah in Judaism, Old Testament in the Christian Bible), lays down the death penalty for murder, kidnapping, magic, violation of the Sabbath, blasphemy, and a wide range of sexual crimes.
Most Medieval Europeans were illiterate and needed visual reminders of hell to get them into church, so gargoyles were invented.
it was illegal
for the British monarch