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Chapter 10 Section 2🤦🏽♀️💀
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______________ spread throughout Rome. Christianity became _____________ for several reasons. It appealed to the lower classes because it offered them ________________. The ideals of Christianity were similar to what the people already believed (happiness after _________________). If also offered a sense of _______________ to a caring group
Roman ______________ began to feel threatened by Christians. The Romans began to ____________, or mistreat, the Christians in A.D. 64.
Emperor ____________ believed the Christian God helped him win a battle and accepted Christianity in Rome. Christianity was to ____________ to be destroyed by ___________. So he issued the _______________________ in A.D. ____________ which gave religious freedom to all people and made Christianity legal.
4. Edict of Milan
____________, Constantine's mother, helped build churches in Rome and Jerusalem. ________________, the emperor after Constantine, made Christianity the ____________ religion of Rome in A.D. 392.
Early Christians modeled their church after the Roman Empire's government _____________. A ______________ is an organization with different levels of ______________. The Christian community's hierarchy included five levels: the __________, ______________, bishops, archbishops, and _______________.
Church ___________ were the laity. Church _____________ were the clergy. Later, clergy were also called _____________. Several churches grouped together to form a ____________, which was led by a bishop. An archbishop was a bishop in charge of an entire ____________. The ______ leading archbishops were known as patriarchs. One great bishop was St. _____________ in North Africa.
______________ is the official teaching of a church. Jesus' followers, Mathew , Mark , Luke, and John, left a written record of his teachings. Each of the apostles' works is called a ___________ (aka good news), and all four gospels together are part of the New Testament of the bible.
The _________ was the bishop of Rome. Gradually the pope claimed __________ over other bishops. The Latin-speaking churches in the West that were led by the pope became the ______________ Church.
Two of St. Augustine's greatest saying were; "___________ as though everything depended on __________. ______________ as though everything depended on __________." and " ____________ is to believe what you do not __________; the ____________ of this faith is to see what you_____________.
How did women serve in the early Christian church?
Ran churches from their homes, took care of church business, and from time to time; bishops met to discuss questions about Christian faith
What were the duties of a bishop?
They explained Christian
What is a martyr?
People willing to die rather than give up their beliefs
What writings are included in the New Testament of the Bible?
Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, the writings of Paul, and other Christian leaders
Following Jesus' death, why was Christianity able to attract followers?
Because it offered lower class hope, ideals of Christianity were similar to what the people already believed , and it offered a sense of belonging to a caring group
Why do you think the Christian church came to rule by a hierarchy?
They copied Roman government
Do you think the Christian religion would have spread so quickly if it had developed in time other than that of the Roman Empire?
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