History of the Early Christian Church

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Crucifixion of Jesus

30 AD

Conversion of Paul

35 AD

Martyrdom of James

44 AD

Paul's first missionary journey

46 AD - 48 AD

Council of Jerusalem

49 AD

Paul's second missionary journey

50 AD - 52 AD

FIRST AND SECOND THESSALONIANs written

51 AD - 52 AD

Paul's third missionary journey

53 AD - 57 AD

LETTER TO THE ROMANS written

57 AD

Paul imprisoned in Rome

59 AD - 62 AD

Andrew martyred by crucifixion in Achaia (Greece).

60 AD

SECOND TIMOTHY written

66 AD - 67 AD

Martyrdom of Paul

68 AD

Fall of Jerusalem

70 AD

John exiled on island of Patmos

90 AD - 95 AD

Book of REVELATION written

95 AD

Clement of Rome's LETTER TO THE CORINTHIANS written

96 AD

DIDACHE written

120 AD

Christians persecuted under Septimus Severus

202 AD

Christians tolerated under Emperor Antoninus Caracalla

211 AD

Christians favored Emperor Alexander Severus

222 AD

Origen's ON FIRST PRINCIPLES

230 AD

Christians persecuted under Emperor Maximin the Thracian

235 AD

Christians tolerated under Emperor Gordian III

238 AD

Christians favored under Emperor Philip the Arabian

244 AD

Cyprian's UNITY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

251 AD

Death of Origen

254 AD

Diocletian orders burning of Christian books and churches

303 AD

Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity

312 AD

Edict of Milan establishes official toleration of Christianity

313 AD

Council of Nicea

325 AD