The Rise of Christianity
Aim: How did Christianity develop and become a world religion?
The following is a 75-90 minute worksheet and PowerPoint bundle focusing on the rise of Christianity. This worksheet contains a variety of activities designed to promote critical thinking and class discussion.
This worksheet includes the following content and activities:
• Review of Roman religion
• What do you know about Christianity? Brief activity
• What is Christianity? reading – includes basic information on Christianity.
• Rise of Jesus reading
• Video clip “From Jesus to Christ” (link included) followed by three analysis questions.
• “Blessed are the Peacemakers” reading
• Secondary source reading on the arrest, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus.
• Why did the Romans Persecute Christians? Document activity
• Video clip on Constantine (video included)
• Over 15 analysis and critical thinking questions
• Endless opportunities for class discussion!
Also included, a 10-slide PowerPoint presentation filled with photographs, maps, and other images that help bring history to life.
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