Eusebius- Father of Church History

 

Christianity, an Abrahamic monotheistic religion established on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.  Christians are those who espouse or believe that Jesus is the Christ.  As chronicled in the New Testament, he was the Messiah that was prophesied of in the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible (Old Testament).  Adherents believe that He is the Son of God, and savior of all people.  Christianity developed from the Judaic sect during the 1st century in the Roman Province of Judea.  Essential to Christian theology was Greco-Roman learning and literature customs.  From this, Christendom adopted the techniques of exegesis and rhetoric producing voluminous works known as Bible commentaries reaching the educated.  Additionally, were the historical accounts that helped define Christianity.  This work is an interpretive account through the Ante-Nicene period that examines the progression of the chronical method within Roman Judeo-Christian historiography, with a focus on Eusebius (c. A.D. 263-339).