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Christianity Compounded

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Persecute
Mistreat, abuse, treat badly; often violently
Tenet
Basic belief
Pope
Top leader of the Catholic Church
Monotheism
Belief in only one god
Messiah
Savior
Found
Create; establish
Gospels
First four books in the New Testament which tell the "good news" of of Christ's life and teachings
Verb Convert
To change from one religion to another
A Convert
Person who changes from one religion to another
Bible
Sacred or holy writings of the Christian religion - including the Old and New Testaments
Old Testament
1st half of the Christian Bible - taken from Judaism
New Testament
2nd half of the Christian Bible - telling the story of Jesus and development of Christianity
Apostle
An important early leader of Christianity who became a saint by spreading the teachings of Jesus
C.E.
Common Era - the years after the birth of Jesus Christ - asme as A.D.
B.C.E.
Before Common Era - the years before the birth of Jesus Christ - same as B.C.
Resurrection
(New Testament) the rising of Christ from the dead on Easter, the third day after his Crucifixion
Crucifixion
The act of executing someone on a cross
Sin
Serious offence or bad act against a religious or moral principle or law - not always a crime
Salvation
Being saved from sin(s)
Disciple
Follower of a person or belief; a follower of another who helps to spread teachings
Paul
Apostle who became a Saint after helping to expand Christianity
Pontius Pilate
Roman governor of Judea who ordered the execution of Jesus
Nero
Emperor who blamed Christians for the Great Fire of Rome
Constantine
Emperor who legalized Christianity in 313 C.E.
Theodosius
Emperor who made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire
0
Year of birth of Jesus - C.E. and A.D. denote the years after this birth - B.C.E. and B.C. denote the years before this birth
313
The year that Emperor Constantine made Christianity legal
391
The year that Emperor Theodosius made Christianity the official religion
Two Billion
Approximate number of Christians in the world
Seven Billion
Approximate number of people in the world