Christianity’s Transition from a Regional to Global Faith in 100 Years

Until I saw the headline, I never thought of it this way…

As Philip Jenkins in The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia–and How It Died noted, the Church of the East died out in many ways due to persecution. What allowed the West to flourish was it’s relatively remove access to trade routes like the “Silk Road” that allowed first the Church, and then its persecution, to travel freely.

How did the Church move from being “regional” and confined largely to the West to becoming global… here is the story…

Christianity’s transformation from regional to global in the last 100 years

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