Read section on Christianity and answer one of the questions at the end or one of the following bonus questions. (Be sure to indicate which question you are answering.)
1. Christianity is considered a sectarian movement that comes from Judaism. What are some elements that distinguish Christianity from its Jewish roots?
2. What are some important commonalities between Christianity and Judaism?
3. How do you explain the notion of Messiah and what claims does Jesus make for this title?
4. Describe 1-2 primary doctrines or key beliefs about Jesus. How does this make Christianity unique among the world religions?
5. What makes Christianity unique among the world religions? Be sure to mention 2-3 characteristics in your response.
6. The resurrection of Jesus is a highly debated topic among religion scholars. In what ways does the Christian message hinge on the resurrection? Please explain your answer.