200 Key People & Events Every Christian Should Know

Christian History Time Line shows 2,000 years of church history in a single glance. This bestselling full color glossy pamphlet provides brief explanations of more than 200 key people and events that every Christian should know. Special emphasis is given to the expansion of Christianity, Bible translation into other languages, and world missions. Beginning with 1 AD and continuing through modern times, Christian History Time Line addresses church history in an easy-to-follow format presenting information century by century with color pictures and illustrations. The time line reveals more than 200 fascinating events related to topics including:

  • The development of the Bible
  • Persecution of Christians
  • Expansion of Christianity around the world
  • Church challenges and how they were resolved
  • Bible Translations
  • Evangelism and missionary work

12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long

If Christian history seems too difficult for you, or for those you teach, then it's time to take a look the Christian History Time Line pamphlet. This pamphlet is easy-to-use and provides the key dates, events, and people that believers should know. Knowing Christian history helps believers become more confident in their faith. From century to century, history clearly shows the growth of the church into new regions and countries.

In addition to more than 200 facts, Christian History Time Line provides more than two dozen portraits, photos, and copies of historic art that capture the history of Christianity's 2,000-plus years.

10 facts from the more than 200 in the Christian History Time Line:

  • By the end of year 1 AD, Christianity had spread widely (in parentheses is the Christian who is thought to have gone their first.) For example, Christianity had spread to:
    • Egypt (Mark)
    • Sudan (Ethiopian eunuch)
    • Armenia (Thaddeus, Bartholomew)
    • France, Italy, Germany, Britain, Iraq, Iran, India (Thomas)
    • Greece, Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Croatia (Titus)
  • 334 AD - Eusebius writes Church History
  • 700 AD - Bede translates the Gospel of John into English; writes Ecclesiastical History
  • 1096 AD - Pope Urban II calls for volunteer crusaders to repel the Turks; specifically to help Eastern Christians liberate the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, and to reopen the Holy Land to Christian pilgrims
  • 1456 - Johann Gutenberg prints the Latin Vulgate, the first book printed using movable metal type
  • 1667 - John Milton writes Paradise Lost
  • 1792 - Second Great Awakening: revival sweeps New England for 30 years
  • 1865 - Hudson Taylor begins China Inland Mission
  • 1925 - Billy Sunday, the "baseball preacher," preaches salvation and temperance
  • 1998 - The Jesus Film, an evangelistic film, has been shown to more than 5 billion people since 1979
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