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How is Christianity really started?
Though most of the historical record for the start of the Christian faith is recorded in the New Testament accounts, the history of Christianity actually began with prophecy in the Old Testament. There are over 300 prophecies (predictions) that span over a period of 1000 years that are recorded in the Old Testament concerning the coming of a Jewish Messiah.
When did the spread of Christianity begin?
Origins, History, and the Spread of Christianity. Christianity was started about 2000 years ago in Judea, which is now known as Israel. It began with Jesus of Nazareth and his disciples, or followers.
Where did early Christianity originate?
Origins of Christianity. Christianity originated in the first century. According to Acts 11:19 and 11:26 in the New Testament, Jesus’ followers were first called Christians by non-Christians in the city of Antioch, where they had fled and settled after early persecutions in Judea.
How did Christianity Begin and spread?
Spread of Christianity. The major starting factor to the spread of Christianity was Constantine. He made Christianity the religion of Rome and built Constantinople, the new Christian capitol of the eastern Roman Empire. Christianity did not have very easy though. They were widely persecuted, and most everyone had contempt for them.