Christianity (DK Eyewitness Guides) by Philip Wilkinson

By Philip Wilkinson

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Christianity (Eyewitness Guides)

This source covers a variety of questions about Christian lifestyles, from the lessons of Jesus to how the pulpit and lectern are utilized in worship.

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LIMITLESS WORSHIP All Christians consider the work of evangelism, or spreading the Gospel, to be part of their faith. Many Protestants, like these in Guatemala, are very active evangelists. They often worship and preach outdoors, so their congregations are not limited by the size of a church building, and everyone who passes by can hear their message. 39 The Christian life The cross of Saint Brigid CHRISTIANS TRY TO FOLLOW Jesus’ teachings and apply them to their own lives. All such believers are said to be part of the “community of saints”.

42 The base of the casket is decorated with holy figures CHAUCER’S PILGRIMS The In medieval England the Prioress shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury was the most popular place of pilgrimage. The poet Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a long poem called The Canterbury Tales, made up of a series of stories told by a group of pilgrims as they travelled on horseback from London to Canterbury. The Man at Law The Knight The Wife of Bath The Squire BECKET’S BONES Thomas Becket was Archbishop of Canterbury in England during the reign of Henry II in the 12th century.

This example comes from El Salvador. Cribs are a good visual aid for teaching children about the Christmas story – and are a reminder to all of the Christmas message. 56 Coal sweets Spanish girl with chocolate models of the magi A SOLEMN TIME Jesus reigning from the cross Shrove Tuesday is traditionally a time for people to confess their sins and use up rich foods before Lent – the 40-day period preceding Easter. Lent is a time of solemnity, penance, and devotion to God. It was originally a time of fasting, but today most Christians fast only on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

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