The Church in History

Contextual events

First known use of papyrus

3000 BC

Construction of Great Pyramid of Giza

2560 BC - 2540 BC

Completion of Stonhenge

2200 BC

The Sack of Babylon

1595 BC

The Old Covenant

Abraham

1975 BC - 1800 BC

(Genesis 25:7)

Isaac

1876 BC - 1696 BC

(Genesis 35:28)

Jacob

1815 BC - 1668 BC

(renamed Israel - Genesis 32:24-28)

Joseph

1724 BC - 1614 BC

(Genesis 50:22)

Jacob and his household enter Egypt

1685 BC

(Genesis 46-47:9)