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What is the history of Christianity?
History Of Christianity. History of Christianity — how did it all start? Christianity started about 2000 years ago in Judea (present-day Israel) with Jesus Christ and His faithful group of disciples. During this period, Judea was a cross-cultural mecca of bustling cities and farms.
How did Christianity spread throughout the Roman Empire?
Christianity began in the 1st century AD after Jesus died as a Jewish sect in Judea, but quickly spread throughout the Roman empire. Despite early persecution of Christians, it later became the state religion.
When did Christianity become the official religion of Rome?
In 380, the Flavius Theodosius (r. 379-395) made Christianity the official religion of Rome. At the close of the fourth century, the majority of Roman citizens had converted to Christianity.
How might the history of Christianity in Asia have been different?
How might the history of Christianity in Asia been different had this incomparable opportunity been seized! Early church tradition also speaks of Christianity’s spread eastward. The story goes that Jesus’ disciples drew lots for which parts of the world they would evangelize, and India fell to the apostle Thomas.