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  • Christianity

    1. 2. New Religion Christianity
    2. 3. Christianity: New Religion that was spreading throughout the Roman Empire <ul><li>Started by: Jesus </li></ul><ul><li>Born: Palestine </li></ul><ul><li>Grew Up: Nazareth </li></ul>
    3. 4. Book of Christianity
    4. 5. How do we know about Jesus’ Life? <ul><li>New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>Taught in homes or Synagogues </li></ul><ul><li>People who followed Jesus: Disciples </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus chose 12 disciples to help him: </li></ul><ul><li>Apostles </li></ul>
    5. 6. Examples of Synagogues…
    6. 11. What Jesus Taught <ul><li>Jesus taught there was only ONE God. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus encouraged people to OBEY the ten commandments </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus preached that God LOVED everyone and wanted people to be kind to each other. </li></ul>
    7. 12. Different than Roman Teachings <ul><li>Romans taught there were MANY gods </li></ul><ul><li>Polytheistic or Monotheistic </li></ul>
    8. 13. Jesus Message Spreads <ul><li>As Jesus’ message spread, local leaders feared Jesus’ success would _____ Roman Leaders. </li></ul>
    9. 14. Jesus was Arrested and Crucified:
    10. 15. Jesus Rose from the:
    11. 16. Toward Acceptance <ul><li>At first, Christians were PUNISHED for their beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Emperor Constantine made Christianity equal to all other religions </li></ul><ul><li>He outlawed the persecution of Christians </li></ul><ul><li>Emperor Theodosius made Christianity Rome’s official religion. </li></ul>

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