How christians impact our society? How christians impact our society?  

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Jen Sambdman eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Christianity is one of the bigger religions on the planet. A lot of people are practicing Christians and hold its idealism and moral laws as important in their lives. You have to do some dirty digging on Christianity and see that back in the day, they would go on missions to convert the "heathens" of other nations and worlds. Also, the amount of symbolism "borrowed" from other religions such as Paganism is pretty hefty as well. look at the 10 commandments, they are almost all formal laws in America today. All religions have an impact on society as most religions are the backbone of moral fiber and law in most societies. You need to decide if you are asking for positive impacts or negative impacts on society because impacts in general are just such broad topics.

litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator
Christianity is big. It is closely connected to commercialism. In America, for example, Christmas is the biggest shopping time of the year. Other holidays, like Easter, are also commercialized and secularized. There is also the word God in the Pledge of Allegiance.
alohaspirit eNotes educator| Certified Educator

well politically Christians is one of the largest religious groups in America and they also have become political interest groups.  Christianity has impacted the ban of gay marriage, the increasing push to overturn Roe vs. Wade, and pro abstinence in schools.

alexb2 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Christians impact society in the United States in numerous ways, especially in the field of charity. Some of the Nation's largest charities are or were Christian groups, such as the Salvation Army, the YMCA, individual church groups, etc.