Latourette, Kenneth Scott (1884-1968) A History of Christianity (Peabody, Massachusetts: Prince Press, 1999; originally published by Harper & Brothers, 1953).
1. “The First Five Hundred Years: Christianity Wins the Roman Empire and Takes Shape [A.D. 1-500]” (Latourette, v)
Birth of Jesus.
AD 30 [or 33]
Death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus.
Pentecost: beginning of the Church.
Herod Agrippa 1st (grandson of Herod “the Great”) persecutes church in Jerusalem and has James, brother of John, executed and Peter jailed.
Missionary journeys of Paul.