23 Facts About Christian culture


Christian culture generally includes all the cultural practices which have developed around the religion of Christianity.

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Christian culture has influenced and assimilated much from the Greco-Roman, Byzantine, Western culture, Middle Eastern, Slavic, Caucasian, and possibly from Indian culture.

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Until the Age of Enlightenment, Christian culture guided the course of philosophy, literature, art, music and science.

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Christian culture art began, about two centuries after Christ, by borrowing motifs from Roman Imperial imagery, classical Greek and Roman religion and popular art.

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Christian culture symbolism invests objects or actions with an inner meaning expressing Christian culture ideas.

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Christian culture poetry is any poetry that contains Christian culture teachings, themes, or references.

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Christian culture music is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian culture life and faith.

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Common themes of Christian culture music include praise, worship, penitence, and lament, and its forms vary widely across the world.

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Christian culture music is composed and performed for many purposes, ranging from aesthetic pleasure, religious or ceremonial purposes, or as an entertainment product for the marketplace.

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List of Catholic composers and Catholic sacred music which have a prominent place in Western Christian culture is extensive, but includes Ludwig van Beethoven's Ode to Joy; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Ave verum corpus; Franz Schubert's Ave Maria, Cesar Franck's Panis angelicus, and Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria.

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Christian culture was not unlike other medieval theologians who sought out reason in the effort to defend his faith.

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Many scholars of the House of Wisdom were of Christian culture background;the House of Wisdom was a library, translation institute, and academy established in Abbasid-era Baghdad, Iraq.

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Notion of "Christian culture finance" refers to banking and financial activities which came into existence several centuries ago.

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In Christian culture belief and practice, a sacrament is a rite, instituted by Christ, that mediates grace, constituting a sacred mystery.

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Today, most Christian culture denominations are neutral about religious male circumcision, neither requiring it nor forbidding it.

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Christian culture puts notable emphasis on the family, and according to the work of scholars Max Weber, Alan Macfarlane, Steven Ozment, Jack Goody and Peter Laslett, the huge transformation that led to modern marriage in Western democracies was "fueled by the religio-cultural value system provided by elements of Judaism, early Christianity, Roman Catholic canon law and the Protestant Reformation".

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Christian culture'storically, extended families were the basic family unit in the Catholic culture and countries.

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Use of water in many Christian culture countries is due in part to the biblical toilet etiquette which encourages washing after all instances of defecation.

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The content of popular culture is determined by the daily interactions, needs and desires, and cultural 'movements' that make up everyday lives of Christians.

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Christian pop culture reflects the current popularity of megachurches, but the uniting of smaller community churches.

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The Christian culture has been led by Hillsong Church in particular, which resides in many countries including Australia, France, and the United Kingdom.

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Christianity and Christian culture has a generally positive image in a number of non-Christian societies such as Hong Kong, Macau, India, Japan, Lebanon, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.

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Christian culture pointed to the advance of Christian civilizations as proof of its practicality.

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