VHS week 8.3 Christian Lavanga
Abraham moves his tribe to the land of Canaan given to him by God.
Born in UR in Mesopotamia
The descendants of Abraham, Joseph and his 11 brothers moved the tribe to Egypt to escape famine in Canaan. He becomes an important ruler under the Pharaoh
Moses leads the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, led by God
Jesus is born as the Son of God, accepted by the Christians, Jews and Moslems accept him as the prophet of God.
Jesus is anointed by John the Baptist and begins his ministry as the accepted Son of God
Jesus is crucified and raised up to Heaven
missionary travels into Rome and the world outside of the realm of the Jews
Paul dies at the hands of Rome
Jews are murdered and their temple destroyed during the persecution by Rome
Christianity made the religion of Rome
Council of Nicaea - Called by the Roman Emperor Constantine, it was the first ecumenical conference of bishops of the church.
Muhammad was born in Mecca
Muhammad marries his wife, at age 25, she is 40 and a wealthy businesswoman for whom he worked.
He hears a voice calling to him and believes it to be the Angel Gabriel, telling him to begin preaching.
He begins preaching in Mecca, calling is Islam which means submission to the will of Allah. Muslin means one who has submitted.
Muhammad moved to Yathrib in Medina 200 mi North with his followers and became a political leader.
He takes 10,000 followers back to Mecca to overthrow all the false idols and destroys them in the Ka'bah
Muhammad dies at age 62 in Medina, where he had been forced to emigrate to with his adherents in 622