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Jesus - 6th-century mosaic in Ravenna, Italy

Jesus - 6th-century mosaic in Ravenna, Italy

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Definition: Christianity is a monotheistic religion whose adherents believe that Jesus of Nazareth is the son of God and their savior. Christianity developed out of a sect of Judaism that believed Jesus was the messiah prophesied in the Old Testament. The main tenet of Christianity is that Jesus was resurrected.

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