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Empires

Peter & Paul and the Christian Rev. Pt. 1

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Early Christianity faced powerful obstacles. The might of the Roman Empire and the power-politics of ancient Jerusalem lay a heavy burden on those who believed Jesus was "the Messiah."

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Martin Luther: Reluctant Revolutionary

The Catholic Church uses all of its might to try and silence Martin Luther.

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Martin Luther: Reluctant Revolutionary

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Martin Luther: Driven to Defiance

For the keenly spiritual Luther, the Church's promise of salvation is irresistible.

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Martin Luther: Driven to Defiance

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Peter & Paul and the Christian Rev. Pt. 2

The Jesus movement caught on quickly among Jews and non-Jews around the Roman Empire.

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Peter & Paul and the Christian Rev. Pt. 2

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Kingdom of David: The Gifts of the Jews

Rabbis struggle to reinvigorate Judaism after the Romans destroy temples.

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Kingdom of David: The Gifts of the Jews

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