Classical Antiquity

Start date

27-30 AD

End Date



Christianity (Early)

Date Notes

Traditionally the time of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection onwards

Main Teachings

Forgiveness, love, redemption

Metaphysical Beliefs


Ethical and Moral Principles

Love and forgiveness

Ritual and Devotional Practices

Eucharist, Baptism

Spiritual Practices

Asceticism, Contemplation

Foundational Teachings and Scriptures

Bible (New Testament), Early Christian writings

Narrative Traditions

Lives of saints, Martyrdom

Sub Type


Historical and Cultural Context

Medieval and Early Modern Religions

Historical Development

World Religion

Geographical Distribution

Eastern Religions, Western Religions

Organizational Structure

Institutional Religions

Scriptural Authority

Revealed Religion

Sociological Approach

Universal Religion

Philosophical or Ideological Focus

Esoteric Religion

Gods or Deities

God (The Holy Trinity)

Beliefs on the Afterlife and End Times

Heaven or Hell based on faith and deeds

Existance of Afterlife


Existance of Reincarnation


Religious Structures

House churches, Catacombs

Religious Leader Types or Roles

Bishops, Presbyters, Deacons