when and where was christianity founded

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  • When and where did Christianity begin to spread?

  • Christianity began as a Second Temple Judaic sect in the 1st century in the Roman province of Judea , from where it spread throughout and beyond the Roman Empire . Christianity emerged as a sect of Judaism in Roman Palestine in the syncretistic Hellenistic world of the first century AD, which was dominated by Roman law and Greek culture.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Why did early Christians call themselves "the way"?

  • My thesis is this: early Christians called themselves the Way because salvation for early Christians is a journey the goal of which is to be with God. This way was exemplified by Jesus, which played out in his obedience (unto death) and resurrection–a course that is to be followed by his disciples.