Christianity

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Christianity Web Sites

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (PBS)
Part of PBS's Frontline series, this site explores archeological clues to Jesus' life, paints a portrait of his world, examines the gospels and first Christians, and discusses why Christianity succeeded. There are also maps, a timeline, an anthology of primary sources, a discussion forum, and a biblical quiz.

Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries
The virtual edition of Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries is the result of a lengthy and fruitful partnership between The Provincial Museum of Alberta, Alberta Community Development, and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN). It provides an exhibit that explores Jesus through several themes.

World Cultures to 1500: Early Christianity
A terrific overview of Ancient and Medieval History can be found at this online course, based at Washington State University. It offers clear and informative lecture notes, maps, a photo gallery, timelines, links to relevant sites, and more. Click Contents.

The Ecole Initiative
An encyclopedia of pre-Reformation church history that contains a useful archive of primary source material

Ad Hoc: Resources for Teaching and Research relating to the History of Christianity
Has a nice selection of internet sites and electronic sites relating to history of Christianity

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies
A lengthy set of links useful to scholars of early Christian writings and the Christian social world

Review of Biblical Literature
The Review of Biblical Literature is published by the Society of Biblical Literature, a nonprofit professional association for scholars in the field of biblical studies and supplies a comprehensive review of biblical literature and related studies.

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
An exhibit at the Library on Congress. The Library's exhibition describes the historical context of the scrolls and the Qumran community; it also relates the story of their discovery 2,000 years later.

Messiah
This site was written and is maintained by Jona Lendering, professor of Mediterranean archaeology and history at Amsterdam Free University, The Netherlands. It is a scholarly but readable discussion of the concept of messiah in Jewish history.

ICLnet: Guide to Early Church Documents
A useful research resource on early Christian texts, featuring canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history

Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity
A well organized list of several sites on the Internet useful for the study of Judaism and Christianity

All in One: Biblical Resource Sites
Has a series of search functions to help you find varied biblical resources

Bible Notes
The entire Holy Bible is summarized with review notes and keypoints.

New Testament Gateway
An award-winning directory of internet resources related to the New Testament

Bible History Online Images and Resources
An attractive and comprehensive site on Bible History

The Christian Catacombs of Rome
An extensive site, in many languages, offering a historic and visual tour of Christian catacombs

Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides, Activities and more

Western Civilization: Pagans, Jews and Christians
The online study companion to Margaret King's Western Civilization: A Social and Cultural History has many features: chapter learning objectives, online quizzes, writing activities, essay questions, web links, built-in search engines, and faculty modules that include PowerPoint outlines, presentation graphics, and lecture hints and activities.

Western Civilization: The Spiritual Sword
The online study companion to Margaret King's Western Civilization: A Social and Cultural History has many features: chapter learning objectives, online quizzes, writing activities, essay questions, web links, built-in search engines, and faculty modules that include PowerPoint outlines, presentation graphics, and lecture hints and activities.

Bible Gateway
Search for Bible passages by topic, word, phrase, or keyword

Brief Review in Global History and Geography: Document Based Essays and Practice Tests
PH@School's Brief Review in Global History and Geography Web site provides multiple-choice questions from actual Regents exams. You can also practice your test-taking skills on document-based essay questions (DBQs), with the option of e-mailing answers directly to your teacher for review.

 

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