The Bible is the scripture of Christianity. The beliefs of Christianity are derived from the Bible. But where did the Bible come from? Who chose what to include and not to include, and why did they choose what they did? If they left some things out that should be in, how can we trust it as scripture?
Christianity had its beginning in a man named Jesus. But the real shape of Christianity was determined after the Roman Emperor Constantine created The Church. The Church soon realized it needed a source of power independent of the shaky foundations of the Roman Empire. What developed as that source of power determined the direction of Christianity. But, are we bound by that today?
The very basic beliefs of Christianity. Who Christianity says God is. What Western Christianity says is the fundamental fact about our relation to God and God’s relation to us.