History of Christianity 1: The Apostolic Church

In this video, we take a look at the Church of the 1st century, from Pentecost in AD 29 to the death of the Apostle John in AD 100. Suggested Reading: "Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew" - Bart D. Ehrman "From Jesus to Christianity: How Four Generations of Visionaries & Storytellers Created the New Testament and Christian Faith" - L. Michael White "Heretics for Armchair Theologians" - Justo L. González & Catherine Gunsalus González "Early Christian Writings" - translated by Maxwell Staniforth, edited by Andrew Louth "The Story of Christianity: An Illustrated History of 2000 Years of the Christian Faith" - David Bentley Hart "Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol i: Apostolic Fathers, Justin Martyr, and Irenaeus" - edited by Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson "History of the Church" - Eusebius of Caesarea, translated by G.A. Williamson "From Memory to History: Using Oral Sources in Local Historical Research" - Barbara Allen & Lynwood Montell "Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations" - Martin Goodman "The Works of Josephus" - Josephus, translated by William Whiston "The Holy Bible (New Kings James Version)" "Early Christian Doctrines" - J.N.D. Kelly "The Story of Christianity, Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation" - Justo L. González Primary Sources: Didache Epistle of Clement of Rome to the Corinthians (also known as 1 Clement) Epistle of Barnabas Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians Against Heresies - St. Irenaeus of Lyons The New Testament (especially Acts of the Apostles) The Jewish War - Flavius Josephus The Histories - Tacitus Lives of the Caesars - Suetonius History of the Church - Eusebius