the ruler of Judea supposedly ordered the death of all male infants who were under the age of two and lived in the vicinity of Bethlehem, in an attempt to kill Jesus. concluding this may be the birth year of Jesus the Christ.
100 ce. - 165 ce
Justin 1st apology addresses Emperor Antoninus Puis in 155 "attempted to explain faith." 2nd apology to Emperor Marcus Aurelius in 161. dates ca.
160 - 225
1st important Christian thinker to write in Latin and the greatest theologian in the West until Augustine. wrote an Apology in 196 ca. dates ca.
a self-proclaiming prophet an "New Prophecy" appearing in Asia Minor
185 AD - 254 AD
Clement successor as Alexandria leading Christian intellectual, who was one of the greatest of all Christian thinkers.
251 - 356
An Egyptian Christian whose habits and ideals gives us a valuable insight into Egyptian Monasticism. ca
Council of Nicea
Bishops assembled for the purpose of defining Christian belief: the issues of the nature of Christ & relationship to the Father.
Council of Chalcedon
Bishops assembled for the purpose of defining Christian belief: The relationship of human & divine in Christ was taken up in the 5th century
Council of Trent
1545 - 1563
This was fixed the Roman Catholic canon which accept the Septuagint version of the Old Testament and the 27 books of the New Testament
1st Vatican Council
1869 - 1870
Vatican I was the doctrine of papal infallibility, according to ..the pope cannot err when he speaks in defining doctrines concerning faith and morals.