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18 Fall - SS Unit 1
|Where did Christianity develop?
|within the Roman Empire
|Christianity developed into a new religion by following the teachings of which spiritual leader?
|Jesus of Nazareth
|Where was Jesus born?
|What other religion does Christianity get some of its beliefs?
|What was Jesus' message?
|for people to seek forgiveness for sins in preparation for Gods Judgment day without armed revolt
|What happened to Jesus when authorities got alarmed about his popularity causing political uprisings?
|he was arrested, tried, sentenced to death for treason & crucified on the cross
|What happened after Jesus was crucified and buried?
|he rose from the dead on the third day (Easter), spent 40 days teaching disciples on Earth and then ascended into heaven
|Who did Jesus pick to spread the religion?
|12 Apostles that were the earliest Christian Missionaries
|What was the Messiah to the Jews?
|a spiritual leader, according to prophecy, that would restore ancient kingdom & bring peace to the world
|What does the Christian Bible contain?
|Hebrew Bible & the New Testament
|What does the New Testament contain?
|the Gospels, letters of Paul, and other writings by early Christians
|What did Jesus do that excited people?
|performed miracles of healing & defended the poor and oppressed
|Who are the Popes?
|Bishops of Rome & Peter’s spiritual heirs