Have you ever considered the possibility that Protestants are just guilty of distorting the Bible to fit their own desires? I mean, it's not like anyone has the original copy to hand to check (the Dead Sea scrolls are about as close as we're likely to get).
By the way, just to let you know, I'm...
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Ghost Hound: http://www.veoh.com/collection/animey/watch/v6442118wkJqRQxF
It would certainly have been very different, but I don't think if it would have been any better or worse. We'd still have wars, because humans are ultimately quite prone to violence and tribal-like instincts. Even without religion, people still find other ideologies to fight over- Stalin and Mao...
Unorthodox yes, but still followers of Jesus. I guess it depends on what your definition of 'Christian' is (I would define it as someone who believes in the teachings of Jesus, although admittedly I don't know too much about Christian theology).