How do Christians impact our society?

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It's difficult to underestimate the impact of Christians to "our society," by which I assume you mean primarily US society. It's worth noting, however, that Christianity is responsible for the modern global calendar, with the year 0 set as the year of Jesus Christ's birth.

The first permanent European settlers in the United States, the pilgrims, were Christian. The strict Puritan (Christian) tone they set still reverberates in parts of the US. Due to the Christian precept of resting on Sundays, most businesses were closed on that day until about 50 years ago—and many businesses still are (notably the fast-food restaurant Chick-Fil-A). Our Christian heritage has resulted in the words "In God We Trust" appearing on US money, and the words "one nation, under God" in our Pledge of Allegiance. Witnesses in US courts used to swear to tell the truth "so help you God," while placing their hand on a Christian Bible. Nearly every United States president has been an avowed Christian, ritually attending church on Sundays. And almost every American native, Christian or not, is familiar with famous stories and characters from the Bible. It's steeped into US culture.

Christians have also played a divisive role in the US, as well as worldwide. A series of scandals involving high-profile Christian preachers over the past four decades has weakened people's perceptions of the faith. Recent revelations of rampant pedophilia in the Catholic Archdiocese are horrifying. Other religions, particularly Islam, are on the rise, and some of their tenants conflict with those of Christianity. This has resulted in polarization, with Christians, unfairly or not, often branded as intolerant, out-of-touch conservatives. One particular Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade exemplifies the split between the Christian viewpoint (abortions should be outlawed) and the secular view and current law (abortions should be legalized).

Though polls show that fewer people profess to be Christian (or sometimes any religion), Christianity is still the largest religion in the United States, and the world. It has impacts on the United States, as well as other countries, both obvious and subtle. For example: Christmas. While we might have eventually created some sort of December holiday, it was the fourth-century decision to celebrate Christ's birth on Dec. 25th that set the tone for our current Christmas day and the ensuing winter holiday season.

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Christians can have both a positive and a negative impact on our society.

The teachings of Christianity are based on good moral values, meaning that a Christian should, in theory, be a good upstanding citizen. They are told to love one another and their fellow man unconditionally and to follow a variety of laws such as those laid out in the Ten Commandments, which, among other things, tell Christians that they may not steal, lie, or murder. This philosophy of love means that if Christians are practicing their religion as they should, then they should have a positive impact on society.

However, the teachings of the Bible are close-minded in some regards. For example, it prioritizes men above women and is outspokenly opposed to homosexuality. Christianity could therefore have a negative impact on society by slowing down progress in improvements to the way that women and homosexual people are treated.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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