Instructional Video

Christianity from Judaism to Constantine

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How did the religion of Christianity begin, gain prominence, and flourish to become the world's largest religion? The narrator explores the origins and historical context of Christianity, beginning by reviewing Judaism and the covenant of Abraham to the life of Jesus under the Roman Empire.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Narrator offers distinct arguments for the spread of Christianity that can be evaluated and discussed
  • Check out forum posts and discussion below video for interesting questions and comments
  • Part of a larger unit that focuses on classical civilizations; see attachments for teacher and student versions of the resources
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