Christianity — Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ described in the New Testament.
Christians believe that Jesus of Nazareth is the Messiah, the Son of God and Savior of humankind. Christians do not doubt the historicity of Jesus Christ. Christianity is the largest world religion by number of adherents, of which about 2.3 billion and geographic spread — every country in the world has at least one Christian community.
Most major branches of Christianity — Catholicism, Orthodoxy and Protestantism. In 1054 there was a split in the Western Christian Church (Catholic) and Eastern (Orthodox). The emergence of Protestantism was the result of a reform movement in the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century.
Christianity arose in the I century in Palestine, which was at that time under the rule of the Roman Empire, originally in the environment the population of Mesopotamia and in the first decades of its existence became widespread in other provinces and among other ethnic groups.
As a state Christianity was first adopted in great Armenia in the year 301. During the reign of Constantine I, starting with the edict of 313 on the freedom of religion, Christianity began to acquire the status of state religion in the Roman Empire.
We offer to your attention a selection of audio books with biographies of famous people in Church history. Here are collected the sermons and conversations of many authors about the lives of Christian heroes. You will understand what moral and spiritual lessons we can obtain from studying their lives. Learn the examples of selflessness they have shown in all ages of Christianity. In memory of people remained life examples: martyrs, Apostles Peter and Paul, Stephen, a hermit - Saint Anthony the Great, monk of St. Benedict, the Franciscan - St. Francis. The monks will show the Holiness of poverty, chastity and obedience, from the first Franciscans, we learn the contempt for gold, from the missionary’s devotion to the sheep of God who do not belong to our herd. However, this can be achieved and us as we follow the Holy Ghost, whom God blessed in the way of the cross. Enjoy listening.