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Early Christianity covers the period from its origins (c. 30–36) until the First Council of Nicaea (325). This period is typically divided into the Apostolic Age (c. 30-100) and the Ante-Nicene Period (c. 100-325). Early Christianity is also known as the Early Church by the proponents of ... Early Christians wrote many religious works, including the canon of the New ...


The top 25 events in the History of Christianity are presented, beginning with Jesus ... The point of origin and central figure of the Christian faith is our Lord and .... The early Christian Church was faced with spreading the teachings of Jesus ..... His theological and spiritual writings shaped the thought of the Middle Ages; ...


Learn about the history of Christianity, its doctrines, and the major Christian ... Its largest groups are the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox ... This article first considers the nature and development of the Christian religion, its ideas, and its .... It was a Christian society which accepted, in and over the animist world ...


The use of images will be a continuing issue in the history of Christianity. The best explanation for the emergence of Christian art in the early church is due to ... life of Christ is best explained by the status of Christianity as a mystery religion. ... Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century.


Learn about historical christian events within church history! ... The early Christian church in the first three centuries after Jesus's resurrection .... We assemble to read our sacred writings . . . and with the sacred words we nourish our faith, we ...


I think that only because at least certain parts of the early Christian mission were intent ... I think it's a very important spiritual-religious factor. ... institutions of education in reading and writing, because Christians wanted to have their .... To be part of the Christian community... to be part of the church, is to belong to a society of ...


Jan 10, 2018 ... In many Christian denominations "The Church" is understood ... 2.2.3 Early Christian writings; 2.2.4 Early iconography; 2.2.5 Early heresies; 2.2.6 Biblical canon .... Early Christianity refers to the period when the religion spread in the .... a bishop becomes the spiritual successor of the previous bishop in a ...


Sep 6, 2011 ... Below are just a few examples of how the early church put its faith in action in the public realm. The early Christians recognized the political implications of the faith . ... Jesus is the one we answer to in spiritual matters and who guides our moral ... were feared as a threat to the very fabric of Roman society.


Department of Church History and Church Polity, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, ... Society was conditioned by social and group distinctions and it relied on a slave ... The early Christians in Jerusalem were organised on determinedly ... To Constantine himself is credited the observation that a changed religion ...