Christianity vs. Confucianism

Christianity
Confucianism

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Christianity

Christianity

Confucianism

Place of origin Roman province of Judea. China
Place of worship Church, chapel, cathedral, basilica, home bible study, personal dwellings. Temple.
Practices Prayer, sacraments (some branches), worship in church, reading of the Bible, acts of charity, communion. Visit to temples to pay homage to Ti'en(God or Heaven), Confucius, and ancestors; To practice ('Jing zuo, ') or 'Quiet Sitting
Time of origin Approx. 33 AD. Approx. 550 B.C.E.(Before Common Era)
Goal of religion To love God and obey his commandments while creating a relationship with Jesus Christ and spreading the Gospel so that others may also be saved. To have a structured society.
Human Nature Man has inherited "original sin" from Adam. Mankind then is inherently evil and is in need of forgiveness of sin. By knowing right and wrong Christians choose their actions. Humans are a fallen, broken race in need of salvation and repair by God. Humans should respect those who are superior to them.
Original Languages Aramaic, Common (Koine) Greek, Hebrew. Mandarin or Cantonese
Holy Days Christmas (celebration of the birth of Jesus), Good Friday (death of Jesus), Sunday (day of rest), Easter (resurrection of Jesus), Lent (Catholicism), saints' feast days. Chinese New Year, Teacher Day, Ancestor Day.
Goal of Philosophy Objective reality. Worship of God who created life, the universe, and is eternal. Christianity has its own philosophy, found in the 66 books of the Bible. Social Harmony.
Promised Holy one. Second Coming of Christ Coming of the Superior Man or Perfect Gentleman.
Offshoot religions Rastafarianism,Universalism, and Deism, and Masonry. Cao Dai.
Views on other religion Christianity is the True Faith. Sees no contraction in following more than one religion.
Names of God God, Gud, Gott, Deo, Dios. Jehovah, YHWH, Eli Elohim, Allah, (depending on language Christians are of every language and culture around the world) Ti'en, Shang Ti.
Use of statues, images some denominations regard It as forbidden and Idolatry. Anglicans and Lutherans allow pictures but forbid venerating them. Catholics encourage pictures and statues and venerate them. Orthodox encourage pictures and venerate them. Permitted.
Followers Christian (follwers of Christ) Confucianists
View of other Dharmic religions N/A Confucianists usually follow Buddhism, which is a Dharmic religion.
Branches Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant. Han Confucianism; Neo Confucianism; Contemporary Confucianism; Japanese Confucianism; Korean Confucianism; Vietnamese Confucianism; Boston Confucianism.
Virtue(s) in which religion is based upon Love. Respect

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