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- Christianity's roots
- Jesus of Nazareth
- Judaism and Christianity in the Roman Empire
- The early Christian Church and its ties to Judaism
- The Byzantine Church
1. The Conversion of Constantine and the Ascent of Christianity
This lesson will explain the conversion of Constantine and the ascent of Christianity. In doing this, it will highlight the Edict of Milan and the famous Council of Nicaea.
2. The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism
This lesson will explore the early Christian Church and its close connection to Judaism. It will highlight the similarities of these two faiths in reference to the Holy Scriptures while also exploring their disagreement over the person of Jesus Christ.
3. Jesus of Nazareth: Events, Life & Teachings
In this lesson, we explore the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, explain a few of the problems with arriving at a clear picture of Jesus, and discuss the facts as we know them.
4. Roman Expulsion of Judaism: Factors, Background, & Events
In this lesson, we explore what life was like for Jews during the early era of the Roman Empire, leading up to the first century expulsion of the Jews from Rome.
5. The Pope in Early Christianity
In this lesson, we explore the gradual transformation of the early Christian church in Rome, and specifically its bishop, into the incredibly powerful papacy of today.
6. The Byzantine Church: Characteristics, Empire & Icons
In this lesson, we explore the Christian Church in the Byzantine Empire, and the history of the issues the bishop in Constantinople had with other Christian bishops, especially in Rome.
7. Pope Alexander VI: Biography & Corruption
Meet Pope Alexander VI. Though he was widely regarded as corrupt and immoral, he also enjoyed a remarkable rise to power and a number of political successes.
8. Pope Leo X: Indulgences & Quotes
Explore the life and work of Pope Leo X and test your understanding of the Italian Renaissance, church politics, and the powerful Medici family of Florence.
9. Lew Wallace: Biography & Books
This article details the life and work of Lew Wallace, and highlights both his literary and military achievements, including his most famous work, Ben-Hur. After you read the lesson, you can test your knowledge through the quiz!
10. Growth of Early Christianity in Rome
In this lesson, we explore the experiences of early Christians under the Roman Empire, from their early periods of toleration and persecution to the conversion of Emperor Constantine.
11. Josiah Strong: Biography & Quotes
Josiah Strong dedicated his life to social reform. He believed a strong Christian influence was crucial for making America great, and that immigration to major cities was a critical problem for the country. Use this lesson to gain a deeper understanding of Strong's beliefs.
12. The Salvation Army: History & Timeline
Have you ever gone thrift shopping or put money in a red charity kettle? In this lesson, you will learn about the history of The Salvation Army and a timeline of the organization's activities and accomplishments.
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