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Acts of the Apostles

book of the New Testament. It is the only 1st-century account of the expansion of Christianity in its earliest period. It was written in Greek

Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of the East, 1048-1118

(Alexius Comnenus)( Әlĕk'sēӘs, kӘmnē'nӘs ), 1048–1118, Byzantine emperor (1081–1118). Under the successors of his uncle, Isaac I , the empire had

Open Apologetics

The concept of apologetics comes from the Greek apologia , meaning the act of defending some postulate or belief. Very early in the life of the

Open Apostles

The word apostle , from the Greek apostellō , has etymologically a very general sense of meaning. It can refer to anyone who is sent forth, dispatched

Open Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo

Greatest of the Latin fathers, bishop of Hippo Regius in the Roman North African province of Numidia, Augustine exercised an unparalleled influence on

Open Baptism

Immersion in or sprinkling with water as a religious rite of initiation. It was practised long before the beginning of Christianity. In Christian

Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735

Often called the father of English history, the Venerable Bede (Latin: Baeda), born in Northumbria, recorded the history of early medieval England,

Open Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-
Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-

1927–, pope (2005–13) and Roman Catholic theologian, a German (b. Marktl am Inn, Bavaria) named Josef (or Joseph) Alois Ratzinger; successor of John

Open Bible

1. The name ‘Bible’ comes from the name of the city Byblos, the most important transshipment port for Egyptian papyrus on the eastern coast of the

Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901

1898–1900, antiforeign movement in China, culminating in a desperate uprising against Westerners and Western influence. By the end of the 19th cent.