Christian History

Internal History

Jesus Born, c. 4 BCE

4 BC - 3 BC

Jesus Died, c. 30 CE

30 AD - 31 AD

Conversion of Paul, c. 35 CE

35 AD - 36 AD

1 Thessalonians Written, c. 49 CE

49 AD - 50 AD

Martyrdom of Paul, c. 68 CE

68 AD - 69 AD

Mark Written (first gospel) c .69 CE

69 AD - 70 AD

Jewish, Gnostic, Marcionite

100 - 300

2 Peter Written (last NT book) c. 130 CE

130 AD - 131 AD

Eusebius, Church History, c. 324 CE

324 - 325

Council of Nicea, 325 CE

325 - 326

Athanasius, 27 NT books, 367 CE

367 - 368

Council of Constantinople, 381 CE

381 - 382

Jerome Vulgate, 400 CE

400 - 401

Council of Chalcedon, 451 CE

451 - 452

Great Schism, 1054 CE

1054 - 1055

Western Schism, 1378-1423 CE

1378 - 1423

Martin Luther, 95 Theses, 1517 CE

1517 - 1518

Henry VIII, Anglicanism, 1534 CE

1534 - 1535

John Calvin, 1536 CE

1536 - 1537

King James Version of Bible, 1611 CE

1611 - 1612

John Wesley, Methodism, 1729 CE

1729 - 1730

Joseph Smith, LDS, 1830 CE

1830 - 1831

Vatican Council I, 1869 CE

1869 - 1870

Protestant Fundamentalism, 1895 CE

1895 - 1896

World Council of Churches, 1948 CE

1948 - 1949

Vatican Council II, 1962-1965 CE

1962 - 1965

External History

Jerusalem Destroyed, 70 CE

70 AD - 71 AD

Diocletianic Persecutions, 303 CE

303 - 304

Conversion of Constantine, 312 CE

312 - 313

Edict of Milan, 313 CE

313 - 314

Christianity Official Religion of Roman Empire, 380 CE

380 - 381

Crusades, 1095-1300 CE

1095 - 1300

Hundred Year's War, 1137-1453 CE

1137 - 1453

Lucius III, Inquisition, 1184 CE

1184 - 1185

Height of Papal Power, 1198-1216 CE

1198 - 1216

Christian Colonialism (Age of Discovery), 15th-17th centuries

1418 - 1602

Spanish Inquisition, 1478 CE

1478 - 1479

European Wars of Religion, 1562-1648 CE

1562 - 1648

Colonialism Ends, Christianity Shifts South, Rapid Growth of Secularism

1945 - 2013

Controversies around Women, LGBT, 1965-Present

1965 - 2013