Spread of christianity

By kxmo__
  • Period: May 15, 1000 to


  • May 15, 1001

    The Birth of Jesus Christ

    The Birth of Jesus Christ
    Jesus was born in Bethlahem. He is the founder and the dominant figure of Christianity. Nazareth was probably where Christianity was founded. His Apostles also helped to spread the religion.
  • Apr 25, 1040

    The 12 Apostles

    The 12 Apostles
    These 12 Apostles are Jesus's main followers. After the death of Jesus on the crucifix, they were responsible for the spread of Chrisitnaity thorughout the world.
  • Apr 23, 1060

    The Birth of the Church

    The Birth of the Church
    In 30 A.D, the birth of the Church and the Pentecost began. It was the starting point for all missionaries to begin around the world.
  • Jun 25, 1100

    Spread of Christianity

    Spread of Christianity
    Addai, who a disciple of St. Thomas brought Christianity to nations like Persia and India, then from India the Judaistic Chirsitianity ,which derived from a mix of Judaism and Christianty, spread to China and other eastern parts of Asia. It was brought about during the first century.
  • Sep 25, 1145

    Christianty to India

    Jesus's disciples had a goal to evangelize every part of the world and India fell to the apostle St. Thomas probably in 52 A.D. Then from India, the religion would spread to other asian countries from there.
  • Apr 25, 1200

    There is A God

    Christianity was a small religious influence of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century. This proves that there was a spreading of the religion towards Eastern Asia.
  • Apr 25, 1300

    Religion Spread to Trade Routes

    The Christian religion was established along trade routes such as Edessa, which was an early trade route that connenected the Roman world to the East. By 150 AD, Christianity was strongly established there. The early church writer Tertullian wrote of a strong Christian community in Persia.
  • May 18, 1320

    The Beginning of Nestorianism

    The Nestiorianism started in 386-451 A.D. and the followers of this religion, which was still similiar as Christianity, were called Nestorians. They thought Jesus was man and god.
  • May 15, 1350

    Huns and Nestorians

    The Huns, who are nomadic to the land of Asia, are taught by the Nestorian missionaries to read and write. The Nestorians are another type of followers of Christianity. This happened in the year 535 A.D.
  • May 15, 1390

    The Asian Nations with Christianity

    The first Asian nations to adopt Christianity as a state religion were Armenia in 301 and Georgia in 327. They were influnced by St. Thomas who preached in Asia to spread the religion.
  • May 15, 1478

    First Followers in the Middle East

    In 500 A.D., were reported to be the first christians in North Yemen which meant that their were followers in the Middle East. That is understandable becuase they are located close to Jerusalem, which is the orgin of Christianity.
  • The Church

    A church was built in Ch'ang-an, which meant that Christianity would've been established in China already or they could've bben starting up. This process of building the church started 638 A.D.
  • Nestorians Informed China of Christianity

    During the T'ang dynasty of China received foreigners at its court; among these were a large number of Nestorian Christians. The visitors showed China about my things related to Christianity. Arab traders, visiting China, recorded the Chinese emperor's knowledge of Noah, the prophets, Moses, and Jesus. It was during the Tang Dynasty, which was about 689 A.D.
  • Figure of Christianity

    There is a figure in which detailed the existence of Christianity in China which is a stone stele dated in 781 A.D. which told about missionary activites and the start of it as well.
  • Francis Helped Japan

    Francis Helped Japan
    Christianity was thought to started in 1549 in Japan. Japan has a long history of Christinaity Francis Xavier, a Jesuit priest, arrived in Japan and with his determination and willingness to suffer resulted in the conversion of many non-christians to christians in about 2 years,
  • Japan Out of Isolation

    In 1859, the first 7 Protestant missonaires arrived in Japan. It was when Japan agreed to not be in isolation, which brought more influence in religion to the region.
  • First Protestant Missionary

    The first Protestant missionary converted Hong Xiuquan, who started the Taiping Rebellion from 1850 to 1864 that almost toppled the Qing government.
  • No More Foreign Missionaries

    The expulsion of foreign missionaries after 1949 opened a new era of Christianity in China as the Chinese government tried to control all the religions in China.
  • Spread of Religion the Most

    Between the 1700 and 1900 was when the religion spread was the most on the timeline.