Rise of Christianity

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Rise of Christianity by Mind Map: Rise of Christianity

1. Christianity Spreads Through the Empire

1.1. Paul's Mission

1.1.1. Paul was an apostle. Paul was a jew who had never met Jesus but spread Christianity during the "Pax Romana".

1.2. Jewish Rebellion

1.2.1. It's all about the jews.

1.3. Prosecution of the Christians

1.3.1. They were prosecuted for their beliefs, they became known as martyrs.

2. Life and Teachings of Jesus

2.1. Jesus of Nazareth

2.1.1. Jesus was born in the town of Bethlehem in Judea around 6-4 b.c.. As a young man he was a carpenter.

2.2. A Growing Moment

2.2.1. He had apostles that followed him, they spread the ideas of christianity. These men were called the 12 disciples.

2.3. Jesus' Death

2.3.1. Jesus died around a.d. 29. The Roman government crucified him. When his tomb was later visited his body was gone, people have claimed to see him since.

3. A World Religeon

3.1. Constantine Accepts Christianity

3.1.1. Constantine became the emperor of Rome a.d. 312 and ended the prosecution of Christians.

3.2. Early Christian Church

3.2.1. A bishop was a priest. Peter travelled from Rome and became the first bishop. Great bishops traditionally became pope's, Peter was the first.

3.3. A Single Voice

3.3.1. To clear up any sort of disagreements, Constantine had a New Testament added to the bible in a.d. 325.

3.4. The Fathers of the Church

3.4.1. Augustine became a father of the church in the city of Hippo, Africa in 396. He taught the grace of God and wrote a famous book called The City of God.