What made the religion of Christianity so appealing?

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What made the religion of Christianity so appealing?

Ehrman attributes the rapid spread of Christianity to five factors: (1) the promise of salvation and eternal life for everyone was an attractive alternative to Roman religions; (2) stories of miracles and healings purportedly showed that the one Christian God was more powerful than the many Roman gods; (3) Christianity

Q. How does the Roman Empire interact with Christianity?

Within the Roman Empire, Christianity was banned and Christians were punished for many years. Feeding Christians to the lions was seen as entertainment in Ancient Rome. The message of Christianity was spread around the Roman Empire by St. Paul who founded Christian churches in Asia Minor and Greece.

Q. Why was Christianity eventually accepted by Roman emperors?

8) The Roman Empire converted to Christianity because Constantine was converted and he was ruler at the time. But the next guy Theodosius made it the religion of the region. This is important in history because Christianity influenced their culture of how they acted, thought and believed.

Q. Why was Christianity not accepted in the Roman Empire?

Although it is often claimed that Christians were persecuted for their refusal to worship the emperor, general dislike for Christians likely arose from their refusal to worship the gods or take part in sacrifice, which was expected of those living in the Roman Empire.

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