The colorful, passionate world of early Christianity comes to vivid life in this story of Basil of Antioch. Basil, a sensitive artisan, is purchased from slavery and commissioned to create a decorative casing for the Chalice that Jesus used at the Last Supper. Basil travels to Jerusalem, Greece, and Rome, meets the apostles, braves the perils of persecution, and finally makes a fateful choice that allows him to “see” Jesus. The dramatic plot, compelling characters, and spiritual depth of The…
Judea or Judæa (/dʒuːˈdiː.ə/; from Hebrew: יהודה, Standard Yehuda Tiberian, Arabic: يهودية, Yahudia, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: IVDÆA) is the biblical name of the mountainous southern West Bank. The name originates from the biblical tribe of Judah and associated Kingdom of Judah, which the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia dated from 934 until 586 BCE. The name of the region continued to be incorporated through the Babylonian conquest, Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman periods
The Mystery Of The Pagan Origin Of Christmas: Jesus Was Not Born On December 25th But A Whole Bunch Of Pagan Gods Were. > > > "The Jesus of Nazareth who came forward publicly as the Messiah...and died to give his work its final consecration never existed." - Albert Schweitzer.
An Original Depiction of Jesus, ca 100-400 A.D., Roman catacombs. The Christian catacombs are extremely important for the history of Early Christian art, as they contain the great majority of examples from before about 300AD, in fresco and sculpture, as well as gold glass medallions.
Restoration of The Church of Jesus Christ - Timeline of Christianity "And also those to whom these commandments were given, might have power to lay the foundation of this church, and to bring it forth out of obscurity and out of darkness, the only true and living church upon the face of the whole earth, with which I, the Lord, am well pleased, speaking unto the church collectively and not individually" (D & C 1:30)