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became central after the fall of Jerusalem because Paul lived there and he was the leader of the Church at that time
Intolerance of Christianity
occurred because Rome was falling apart because of corruption and Barbarian attacks and they blamed it on the Christian citizens
Christians were regarded as this because they refused to fight in the Roman army, hold IDs, or sacrifice to the gods
believed that Jesus was only Human, it was declared a heresy because it was inconsistent with the fundamental beliefs about Jesus
contributed to monastic live by giving rules to the community and creating a life of simplicity
believed that one god created good and one god created evil and humans were not responsible for their sins
The donatist heresy
said that the sacraments validity was based on who was giving and receiving but Augustine countered it saying that it was from God
Initially, a term that defined those who objected to unjust restrictions against Lutherans; then a term more widely applied to other Reformation-era churches
used papal refusal of his request for an annulment to establish a church with himself as the supreme head
Ignatius of Loyola
Established a religious order that took an additional vow of obedience to the pope
the chancellor of England who was executed for his devoted allegiance to the Catholic Church
Native American Converts
were not very many because they felt that the missionaries were a foreign threat to their religion ad way of life
was destroyed when English colonists from Carolina invaded Florida and destroyed the colony
Founder of religious orders in Frontier Church who opened 50 houses to serve the Native Americans
Acts of the Apostles
Christian testament that deals directly with Luke's account of the early days of the Christian community
Christian Testament that deals directly with supporting the small Christian communities
Christian Testament written for late first century Christians who were suffering persecution
distant cousins of the Jews who lived as Assyrians while the Jews were in captivity but when the Persians saved them they became Jews again
The first Jewish-Gentile Community of Jesus' Followers. it was truly catholic because it had people from different backgrounds
the first major dilemma among the early disciples was whether Gentile converts were obligated to keep Jewish Law
The controversy about Gentiles becoming Christians was over whether they should be obligated to keep the entire Jewish Law, in effect they should become Jews
The meeting about the question of the Gentiles not observing the Jewish Law was held in Antioch
One of the reasons the Jewish authorities began harassing Jesus' followers was because they were saying Jesus was alive.
At first, the Apostles preached the Good News to fellow Jews because they considered themselves a part of the Jewish religion.
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