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Where did the religion of Christianity begin at first?
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. The emperor of Rome was the ruler. The Israelites at that time hated Roman rule.
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 is Christianity is a dominant religion?
Christianity is the predominant religion in Europe (including Russia), the Americas, the Philippines, East Timor, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Oceania . There are also large Christian communities in other parts of the world, such as Indonesia , Central Asia , the Middle East , and West Africa where Christianity is the second-largest religion after Islam .
Was Christianity the first religion?
Most of the first Christians were Jewish converts , and the church was centered in Jerusalem. Shortly after the creation of the church, many Gentiles (non-Jews) embraced Christianity. Early Christians considered it their calling to spread and teach the gospel.