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22 08, 2017

Who were the Nestorians? History of Christianity

By |2017-08-22T17:18:53-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

A Nestorian cross on a tombstone from Kazakhstan (1300s AD) In 428 AD, when Pulcheria and Eudocia were running the Roman Empire, a bishop named Nestorius became the Patriarch of Constantinople. That's like being the Pope but for people [...]

22 08, 2017

What is Christian mass? Christianity – Religion

By |2019-12-06T08:05:19-08:00August 22nd, 2017|Religion|0 Comments

Catholic priests celebrating Christian Mass The central Christian ritual The central part of Christian life in antiquity and the Middle Ages was the Christian Mass. That was when you went to church and the priest went through a [...]

21 08, 2017

Cyprian and the Decian Persecution – Christianity

By |2019-04-30T11:51:18-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

Sacrifice certificate on papyrus from Oxyrhynchus, in Egypt, dating to the Decian persecution (about 3 inches wide) Rome celebrates 1000 Years About 249 AD, the situation of the Christians took a sharp turn for the worse. The [...]

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