The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the
Church with its ..... Since referring to Mary as the mother of God had become
popular in many .... So, while a king ...
What did Christianity offer its believers that made it worth social ... Given the
intersection between religion and politics that we find so ... down to the time of the
Emperors Trajan and Hadrian, when the Christians become a prominent issue.
3 Things - Missionary zeal, Emperor Constantine, Colonialism. In fact, until
colonialism in the .... which only made things worse. So at 5pm I start walking
Aug 25, 1995 ... Dear Cecil: Why is Jesus so popular? I mean, how did he become so incredibly
well known after his death when up to that point he was a rebel ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... The rapid growth of the early Christian church is a source of perennial fascination
. ... put it: “ How did a tiny and obscure messianic movement from the edge ...
paganism and become the dominant faith of Western civilization?
Aug 12, 2016 ... When did it stop being a Jewish sect and become its own religion? As reported ...
so engagingly and so authoritatively by so many eminent scholars. ..... a Pagan
Roman ruler, Christianity wouldn't be as “popular” as it is today.
How did Christianity achieve this tremendous feat? ... Communications between
the various peoples of the Mediterranean had become streamlined into two ...
forth about why Christians were so disliked by the Roman establishment was that
... last remaining libraries of the city (note that the famous Great Library had
So how did Christianity survive as a religion, when so many other cults of the time
.... though many other religions of the time have long since become obsolete.
Because Christianity was so diffuse, and also illegal and therefore kept ....
particular, were given status in the early church that they did not usually enjoy in
... Despite its growing popularity, Christianity may never have become the
He converted to Christianity on the basis of a vision of Jesus that he claimed to
see ... However, the harder the Romans tried to put it down the more popular it
became. ... At the beginning of the third century, the Roman Empire was so large
that it ... Art – now known as “Byzantine” — had become fashionable and Jews
took it ...