tiakgarr ineehat
tiakgarr ineehat voted up Levi Fitzsimmons' answer

Lots for reasons for that and they are very complicated. One of the most important reasons was becoming the state religion of the Roman Empire in the 4th century. That established Christianity's permanance in the West that continues to this day.

Why Christianity over other religions of the time, like, say, Judaism? Judaism was present in … Read more

tiakgarr ineehat
tiakgarr ineehat voted up Tom Jackson's answer

Well, basically, it's just God doing His thing.

But, the fact that it is a totally reasonable explanation of all of creation attracts some of the more intelligent advocates, especially after we review the rather incomplete and therefore relatively dismal implications of atheism.

Of course, we Christians have at least as great a love of life as … Read more