The World of Christianity Essay

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The World of Christianity






The World of Christianity


Christianity was founded by Jesus of Nazareth about 4 BCE. Jesus was said to
have been born in Bethlehem, during Herod’s reign. So they started the Christian
calendar soon after and started with year 1. Jesus and his 12 apostles traveled from place
to place teaching and healing. When the Sanhedrin heard of Jesus’s teachings about he,
being the savior, “The Son of God,” he condemned Jesus to death. Pontius Pilate
overseen the execution. Jesus was crucified soon after on a cross where he died.
Christianity is found almost everywhere in the world today. It accounts for
almost one-third of the world’s population. Christianity originated in the area around
ancient Palestine and spread from there. By 300 CE the religion had spread throughout
the Mediterranean Sea, reaching to all coasts. The more densely populated areas being
Carthage, Ephesus, and Constantinople. Some think it had spread so well because it was
so easy to embrace. There were not any myths, just a real person with great ethics.
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