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How is Jesus the Redeemer?

In the New Testament, redemption is used to refer both to deliverance from sin and to freedom from captivity. In Christian theology, Jesus is sometimes referred to as a redeemer. This refers to the salvation he is believed to have accomplished, and is based on the metaphor of redemption, or “buying back”.

Why is Rio one of the Seven Wonders of the World?

This is actually what contributed to the naming of the city Rio de Janeiro, which means “River of January.” The granite monoliths and Sugar Loaf Mountain add to the natural aesthetics of the Harbor of Rio de Janeiro making the world’s largest bay even more appealing as a wonder of nature.

Which city has a famous harbor that is a wonder of the world?

Harbor of Rio de Janeiro

What European country colonized Brazil?


Who built Cristo Redentor?

Heitor da Silva Costa

When did Jesus was born?

December 25

Why is there a Jesus statue in Rio?

It wasn’t until after World War I when the Roman Catholic archdiocese in Rio and a group of locals started becoming concerned about the “lack of religious faith” in the Brazilian community, and it was hoped that by placing a massive statue of Jesus on top of a mountain in Rio, it would rebel against what they saw as an …

How tall is the Jesus statue in Rio Brazil?

38 m

When was the statue of Jesus in Rio built?


What continent is Brazil in?

South America

How many murders are there in Rio de Janeiro?

Number of deaths
2019 1,814
2018 1,534
2017 1,127
2016 925

How many murders were there in Rio 2019?

3,995 homicides

What percent of Brazil is poor?

In 2018, the poverty headcount ratio at 3.