Jinsi ukristo ulivyoanza
The history of the Christian watu bilioni kote ulimwenguni hutumia vileo and the Christian church began with Jesus and his apostles. Ukristo ni dini ambayo msingi wake ni kuzaliwa, maisha, kifo, ufufuo na mafundisho ya Yesu Kristo.
Christianity began in the 1st century AD after Jesus died as a Jewish sect ndani Judea but quickly spread throughout the Roman empire. Despite early persecution of Christians, it later became the state religion. Ndani ya Middle Ages it spread into Northern Europe and Russia. Wakati wa Age of Exploration, Christianity expanded throughout the world; it is currently the largest religion of the world.
Most of the first Christians were kikabila Jewish or Jewish proselytes. An early difficulty came from non-Jewish converts. There was the question if they had to “become Jewish” before becoming Christian. The decision of St. Peter, was that they did not, and the matter was further addressed with the Council of Jerusalem.
The doctrines of the apostles brought the Early Church into conflict with some Jewish religious authorities, and this eventually led to the martyrdom of SS. Stephen na James the Great and expulsion from the synagogues. Kwa hivyo, Christianity got an identity distinct from Judaism. Jina “Christian” (Greek Χριστιανός) was first used for the disciples ndani Antioch, as recorded in (Matendo 11:26; Matendo 11:26)