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According to Brittanica.com it is in south-central Turkey, about 12 miles from the Syrian border.

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Q: Is the Antioch of the New Testament now in Syria or Turkey?
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Where was Antioch located?

There are two Antiochs mentioned in the New Testament. The most important was Antioch in Syria: it was the third largest city in the Roman Empire at that time. It is now known as Antakya, and is in the furthermost south-east corner of Turkey. The second is "Antioch near Pisidia," which was in the Roman province of Galatia in south-central Anatolia (the main part of modern Turkey).


Where is the old city of Antioch in the new world?

There were 2: one in present day Syria and the other in present day Turkey. Paul came from the one in Syria.


Where was St. Luke born?

St. Luke is believed to have been born in the city of Antioch, which is located in present-day Turkey. He is known as one of the Four Evangelists who wrote the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament of the Bible.


How many Antioch places in Bible scripture?

There are two cities named Antioch in the Bible (New Testament), both of which featured prominently in the spread of the church in the first century. One was in Syria near the modern-day town of Antakya; the second was in a region called Pisidia near the town of Yalvac, in modern-day Turkey.


What churches were addressed in the New Testament?

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What is the book about the life of the first Christian?

Christians were first called Christians in Antioch, that is recorded in the 'Acts of the Apostles' in the New Testament.


What is the city in which the first church was established?

there were churches in Sumer and Ur at least 4ooo BC.If you mean the New Testament church, the answer is Jerusalem.If you mean "First Christian Church", then it's in Antioch, Turkey where Paul and his Gentile followers were first called Christians.Acts 11:26 And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.


Why were the followers of Jesus first called Christians in Antioch Turkey and not in Jerusalem Acts 11 v26?

In Jerusalem, it was more of a Jewish base. Antioch was one of the most evangelical of the early churches, so it probably started there because of the missionary vision of that church. The label was probably used to differentiate it from Judaism. Remember in the early church, Jews were trying to get new Christians to keep the law etc and believe the new gospel. This is seen in the book of Galatians in the New Testament.


What religion has a New Testament?

Christianity is the religion that was primarily inspired by the New Testament, but there is nobody who lives their lives strictly according to the provisions of the New Testament.Answer:Christianity. Believers in Christ were first called Christians in Antioch because their behavior, activity, and speech were Christ like (Acts 11:26).


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Galatians is in the New Testament. It is one of the letters written by the apostle Paul to the early Christian churches in the region of Galatia.


What US cities named after European cities have rivers?

New Orleans, Louisiana is named after Orleans, France. It is located on the Mississippi River. New London, Minnesota is named after London, United Kingdom. It is located on the Crow River. Antioch, California is named after Antioch, Turkey. It is located on the Sacramento, River.