Christianity Comparison Charts
These comparison charts are useful tools for quickly identifying similarities and differences or gathering information without having to read longer articles or compare several sources on the Christian religion.
Important note: Charts like these are meant to be used as a starting point and not as a sole resource for understanding beliefs, practices or events. Complex religious issues cannot be fully explained in a tiny box and short summaries can be misleading by nature. Please use the links within the charts and other resources to learn more about the topics summarized by the comparison charts.
Charts of Christian Denominations
Compare the basic similarities and differences between Christian denominations with the charts below. For more in-depth information, see our Christian Denominations section.
Chart showing the major differences between Catholic and Protestant (specifically Reformed and Lutheran) theological beliefs.
Chart showing facts and stats like date founded, founder, number of members, etc. for Catholic, Orthodox and various Protestant denominations.
Chart of beliefs on topics like the Trinity, divinity of Christ, inerrancy of scripture and salvation.
Comparison of practices of baptism, communion, worship and other rituals in various denominations.
Chart showing the views of various denominations on issues like abortion, homosexuality and the death penalty.
Charts on Christianity and Other Religions
Chart showing major similarities and differences between Christianity and the religion out of which it grew. Includes brief introduction.
Chart showing major similarities and differences between Christianity and the other major world religion influenced by Judaism. Includes brief introduction.
Chart comparing the similarities and differences of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and mainstream Christianity (in the Mormonism section).
Chart comparing the similarities and differences of the Jehovah's Witnesses and mainstream Christianity (in the JW section).
Charts on Christian History & BiographyChart of Church Fathers
Illustrated chart of theologians of the early church with information like dates, places, background, writings and accomplishments.Chart of Monks and Mystics
Illustrated chart of notable Christian monastics, ascetics, and mystic contemplatives.Chart of Reformers
Illustrated chart on important figures in Reformation history, including some pre-Reformation reformers and a few reforming Catholics.
Charts on the BibleCompare Biblical Accounts of the Resurrection of Christ
Chart showing the similarities and differences between the accounts of the Resurrection in 1 Corinthians, Mark, Matthew, Luke, Acts, and John. Includes links to resources from Christians and skeptics dealing with the issue of contradictions.
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