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The early Christian church in Leicester and its region

The early Christian church in Leicester and its region

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Published by University of Leicester, Department of Adult Education in (Leicester) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leicester region (Leicestershire) -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard N. Bailey.
    SeriesVaughan paper -- no.25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17506286M
    ISBN 100901507180
    OCLC/WorldCa11493969

    Christianity in India. According to one, the foundation of the Christian church in India was laid by Saint Thomas, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus. The other view would ascribe the arrival of Christianity in India to the enterprise of Christian merchants and missionaries belonging to the East Syrian and Persian churches. But it has been. The history of the Christian religion and the Christian church began with Jesus and his ianity is the religion that is based on the birth, life, death, resurrection and teaching of Jesus Christ. Christianity began in the 1st century AD after Jesus died, as a small group of Jewish people in Judea, but quickly spread throughout the Roman empire.

    Rogers talks about the region of Cappadocia, where Christians hid during times of persecution. “The early church fled and hid in caves and incredible rock structures that are in that part of the world. They had hewn out whole auditoriums and churches underground.” SAT-7, Rogers says, aims to tell these stories about Turkey’s Christian. It is believed that African Jews in Alexandria were converted from Judaism to Christianity following a Jewish revolt in A.D. that all but extinguished Judaism from the region. North Africans were the first to receive and embrace the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The early church in North Africa went through severe persecutions A.D. 64 thru

    Early Christians: The spread of Christianity was made a lot easier by the efficiency of the Roman Empire, but its principles were sometimes misunderstood and membership of . Now, I'm gonna leave you with a quote by a famous Christian historian. And it's a fascinating one. And it's very clear, because we just talked about the crucifixion and you see a cross at every church. "Christianity is the only major religion to have as its central event the humiliation of its God." That's Doctor Bruce Shelley.


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