Presentation on theme: "The Rise of Christianity"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Rise of Christianity Coach CrewsWorld History
2 Bellringer 2/7Using our study of the Ancient Israelites as a reference, answer the following questions: 5. Who raised 12 sons, which eventually became the 12 tribes of Israel? 6. Given to Moses by God on Mt. Sinai, the _____ described a covenant with God and was the first part of the Hebrew Bible. 7. The ancient land of Canaan is which modern-day countries?
3 Preview Quiz Answer the following questions in your notes: Why was Jesus charged and put to death by Rome?He didn’t pay his taxesHe lied to the governmentHe died voluntarilyHe was disloyal to their government2. Jesus had a small band of followers called ____.DisciplesApostlesMessiahsParables
4 Preview Quiz3. Roman officials feared Jesus’ message because they thought it might ____.Cause Romans to leave the cityBring peace to the regionRuin the Jewish holidayThreaten law and order4. After Jesus was crucified for being a political rebel, reports of his resurrection led to the creating of a new religion called ____.JudaismCatholicismIslamChristianity
5 Preview Quiz 5. How did the Roman Empire help spread Christianity? Supported by building churchesOfficials gave money to apostles and disciplesRoads allowed Christians to travel and spread their messageAdopted Christianity as their official language6. Christians began to criticize Roman customs and refused to participate in government, so Roman officials began to ____ Christians in A.D. 64.PersecuteAbolishAcceptListen to
6 Preview Quiz7. The Roman emperor ____ issued an order called the Edict of Milan that granted all people religious freedom and made it legal to practice Christianity.DiocletianTheodocsiusConstantinePaul8. The bishop of Rome was given the title of ____.PopeArchbishopPatriarchDiocese
7 Preview Quiz9. Latin-speaking Christians accepted the pope as the leader of their church and it became known as the ____Church.MethodistGreek OrthodoxRoman CatholicBaptist10. Pictures of Jesus, Mary, and other saints are examples of ____.SchismsIconsIconoclastsGospels
8 Quiz Answers Charged with treason, disloyalty to the government DisciplesThreaten law and orderChristianityRoads allowed for travel and spread to the messagePersecuteConstantinePopeRoman CatholicIcons
9 Christianity PreviewBefore Christmas, we began our study of the Romans. As we learned, the Romans ruled many areas of the Mediterranean. In one of these areas, Judaea, a new religion called Christianity began. As the Romans ruled Judaea, some Jews opposed Rome peacefully while some Jews rebelled. Suppose you were separated from your home and could not return, what effect might this have on you?
11 The Jews and the Romans 1. Ancient Israel Saul, David, and Solomon united the Israelites into one kingdomThe capital city of the kingdom was JerusalemAfter Solomon’s death, the kingdom dividedIsrael in the northJudah in the southThese kingdoms were eventually defeated and the people scattered
12 The Jews and the Romans 2. Roman Rule Rome took over Judah in 63 B.C. Augustus made it a Roman province named JudaeaSome favored the RomansOthers opposed the Romans and held to Jewish traditions
13 The Jews and the Romans 3. The Jews Rebel Zealots led a rebellion in A.D. 66Rome put down the rebellion and burned the templeAnother rebellion in A.D. 132 led to all Jews being removed from Jerusalem and banned from returningAfter scattering around the world, their faith remained through studying ancient works
14 TimelineUsing page to construct a timeline of major events in the lives of the Jewish people. This timeline will reveal when Jesus lived within the Roman Empire. (Hint: 8 dates are included in these pages) ____________________________________________________