Christian History

Fast Facts: Christian History
Overview Life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth (born c. 4 BCE), a Jew from Palestine under Roman rule
Date Founded c. 30 CE
Place Founded Southern Levant (modern-day Israel, Palestine, and Jordan)
Founder(s) Jesus, Peter, Paul
Expansion within 60 years, churches in major cities in Palestine, Turkey, Greece and Rome; entire Roman Empire by end of 4th cent.
Schisms Catholic-Orthodox (1054); Catholic-Protestant (1500s)
Main Locations Today Europe, North and South America, Africa
Current Adherents 2.2 billion

The following articles provide an overview of some of the most important events and periods in Christian history.

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Title Christian History
Last UpdatedJanuary 29, 2021
MLA Citation “Christian History.” 29 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021. <>