Why does an all-powerful, all-knowing God allow bad things to happen to good people? It's a key problem philosophers and theologians have struggled with for millennia.
Christianity is a world religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus, his Apostles, and the early Apostolic Fathers writing in the 1st-2nd centuries CE. Christians believe Jesus – who was both fully divine and fully human – was the Messiah who sacrificed himself on the cross to save humanity. He later rose from the dead and ascended into heaven. Read articles about Christianity below.
An article on the characteristics we tend to associate with God.
Religion is one of those vague, umbrella terms that is incredibly difficult to define because it encompasses so many traditions of varying beliefs.
A framework for looking at religion from a philosophical perspective.
The Teachings of Silvanus was discovered among Nag Hammadi Library. The texts contain 2 descent myths that build upon previous concepts established earlier.
The Odes of Solomon is a collection of hymns written around the time of the Gospel of John. It is the earliest text to mention Christ's Descent into Hell.