who brought christianity to britain

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Legends tell us that
Christianity was brought to Britain by Jesus’s grand uncle,Joseph of Arimathea,in AD 63. These stories are probably made
up. Traders and merchants
(people selling things) brought Christian ideas to Britain in the 2nd century.

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  • What is the history of Christianity in England?

  • ANSWER: The history of Christianity in England can be traced back to the early centuries, when the Bible was being canonized, or approved, by the early Christian church fathers. These early church fathers established many of the creeds that present-day Christians hold, and are the foundation for believing in God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

  • How did reformers bring Christianity back to the Church of England?

  • The Christianity of England was uncertain, as reformers, such as John Wycliffe, Jacob Arminius, and John Calvin would try to reform the church. They attempted to bring Christianity back to the Church of England by communicating the Word of God to the people, and letting them make the true Christian decision by being led by God and not by man.

  • Why was Christianity banned in Britain in AD 63?

  • So Christianity was banned. Legends tell us that Christianity was brought to Britain by Jesus’s grand uncle, Joseph of Arimathea, in AD 63. These stories are probably made up. Traders and merchants (people selling things) brought Christian ideas to Britain in the 2nd century.

  • How did England become a Christian country in 597?

  • In 597, Pope Gregory sent the monk Augustine to England to evangelise the island. Augustine visited the king of Kent who agreed it would be politically valuable to have continental support, and so became Christian.