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Rise of Christianity


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1. Open question
180 seconds
In a few words, how do you think Christianity became the largest religion in the world?
2. Slide
60 seconds
In the 1st century, Christianity started in the Roman Empire and spread rapidly. It grew to become the official religion of the Roman Empire in the 4th century. Throughout the Middle Ages, Christianity had a major influence on art, literature, culture, and politics.
The Rise of Christianity
3. Slide
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Christianity appealed to the poor in Rome. Most early converts were women. Eventually it appealed to the Roman soldiers which caused it to become more tolerated. The plague led to many people converting to Christianity.
The Rise of Christianity
4. Slide
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Christianity was founded by Jesus Christ and his apostles in the 1st century AD and is the largest religion in the world today. The Roman Emperor Constantine the Great was the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity and legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire in 313 AD. He moved the capital of Rome to Constantinople and made the persecution of Christians illegal by signing the Edict of Milan. He helped bank-roll the church which played an important role in the spread of Christianity.
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5. Slide
60 seconds
The Spread of Christianity: The growth of Christianity as a religion can be traced back to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who spread his message of love, forgiveness, and salvation throughout the world. This spread was aided by the development of the Roman Empire, which allowed for the quick spread of ideas and people across the world. The Role of the Church: The Church played a significant role in the growth and spread of Christianity. It provided a structure and organization to the religion and helped spread it to new regions. It also provided a place for people to gather, worship, and learn about Christianity.
6. Drawings
600 seconds
Brain break: Create a drawing that depicts a familiar story from the Bible.
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8. Poll
60 seconds
When did Christianity begin to rise?
  • 100 BC
  • 1st century AD
  • 4th century AD
  • 10th century AD
9. Poll
60 seconds
Which Roman Emperor was responsible for the spread of Christianity throughout the empire?
  • Julius Caesar
  • Constantine I
  • Augustus Caesar
  • Nero
10. Poll
60 seconds
Where was Jesus born?
  • Rome
  • Jerusalem
  • Athens
  • Bethlehem
11. Poll
60 seconds
Who wrote the four gospels?
  • Peter
  • Paul
  • Mark
  • John
12. Poll
60 seconds
Who is the founder of Christianity?
  • Paul
  • Jesus
  • Peter
  • John

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