What early followers of religion were called Disciples?
The followers of Jesus Christ the savior who shared Christian love and care with people.
No the early people who followed Jesus were called followers, they changed it later on.
The disciples, there were either 12 or 13 of them. The ones you may have heard of are Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Thomas, Peter, Simon, and Judas.
No. Acts 11:26 states that the disciples in Antioch were first called Christians. One could argue that Jesus' original disciples were the first Christians but they were not called such. Paul was one of those in Antioch first called Christian ... probably by their opponents. The term "Christian" is an anachronism that none of the early followers of Jesus would have used.
The initial followers of any movement are generally not identified by any special name. As an example it is unlikely that the Christians Jesus called a group of men together and said "How would you guys like to follow me? You can call yourself 'Christians'." The term disciples might be appropriate. An early disciple Mahakasyapa took over leadership of the Sangha (the group of followers or community) after Buddha's death and called the First Council… Read More
Disciples. A disciple is a person who has been taught or trained - follows a teaching. The word is used for the followers of JOhn the Baptist: Mat 9:14 Then the disciples of John came to Him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but Your disciples do not fast?" And the followers of Jesus Luk 6:17 And He came down with them and stood on a level place with a crowd of… Read More
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The early church were followers of Jesus Christ and called Christians because of this. So they were referred to as Followers of Christ.
The early Christian church did not have a name. The first followers of Jesus are described variously in the New Testament as "disciples," "churches," "congregations," "churches of Christ," "churches of God," "believers," and "the way."
Many early converts to Islam were impressed by the good character, integrity, sincerity, good will, and enthusiasm of it's followers. Many early converts were attracted to the monotheism. And many early converts preferred any religion to death.
The first followers of Jesus Christ were called followers of 'The Way'. The term 'Christian' followed only some time later as the early church became established across the Roman Empire.
The early Roman Empire persecuted followers of both religions but ultimately did not stem the growth of either religion.
Muhammad was the prophet, he was meditating in a cave outside of Mecca when a voice called to him. This voice was believed to be Allah (the one god of Islam). This religion was not allowed in Mecca for fear the monotheistic religion (belief in only one god) would cause citizens to lose respect for traditional Arab gods. Due to this he and his early followers moved to Medina where the religion was accepted and… Read More
Early Christians were Jews who never stopped worshipping in synagogues. The Jewish followers of Jesus c. 4 BCE - 70 CE were a small sect, called "Nazarenes" that eventually died out. The early leaders of Christianity, Paul in particular, also went to gentile people and gained followers there. These early gentiles were the founders of Christianity as a religion, and never worshipped in synagogues.
Jesus is said to have lived circa 2000 years ago, and the religion bearing his name was called Christianity from the early middle ages (before then they were "followers of the way"), but it wasn't established as an official and widespread religion until the Byzantine Emperor Theodosius I in 391. Though Constintine famously decriminalised it, he did not make it state religion.
It was the follower of Paul that was first called Christians in Antioch (Modern name ANTAKYA), Turkey. 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. The follower of Jesus was called Nazarene. "The Nazarenes (Hebrew: Netzarim, נצרים) were a group of early… Read More
Christianity as an officil religion began in Jerusalem after Jesus had ascended and his followers began preaching the good news of the kingdom. Although they were still Jews by race, they were Christians by faith. However, these early believers were not called "Christians". "Christians" only began being called thus when the religion spread to Antioch, where the word meant, "Follower of Christ."
Egyptian religion has changed greatly from the early days of worshiping a variety of gods. The present day offers a large selection of religions in Egypt including followers of Islam and Christianity.
It was and still is called Sanatana Dharma. Hindu was a European term.
Desciples Apostles The church Early Christian Community Clergy (pope, biships,priests...) While Jesus was alive he had many followers called disciples. The main disciples were the twelve apostles. Jedus betrayed Jesus so Mattias was added. Peter was the main apostle so he was named the first pope. Any follower of Jesus' teachings can be a Desciple. AV TE
The Disciples. By Name: Simon (Peter) and his brother Andrew, James and his brother John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew (tax collector), James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddeus, Simon, and Judas Iscariot.
The letters that the disciples wrote to early Christian communities were epistles.
Most of the people in the Indian subcontinent were followers of Hinduism in the past. They later on got converted to various religions.
Besides some mention in the four Gospels, the book called The Acts of the Apostles by Luke gives an accounting of the Apostles and some disciples of the Early Church Era.
Because of their differing approaches to life and to belief. 1) The Jewish group that concentrated on the study, teaching and application of the Torah in every century was and is the Torah-sages and their many disciples, from Abraham down to today. The word "Pharisees," which is based on a Greek misspelling used by Josephus, actually refers to the Sages of the Talmud. (The Hebrew word "p'rushim," to which he referred, means people of temperance… Read More
Mohammed's early followers were beaten and abused for demanding the citizens of Mecca to abandon their religions and follow Mohammed's teaching.
The early African religion is shamanism.
We now know that the early Hebrew religion, forerunner of modern Judaism, was remarkably similar to the religions of other West Semitic nations and that the same gods were worshipped, but the Israelites also worshipped a national God they called YHWH (Yahweh), who had to be appeased by animal sacrifices, although sacrifices of grain were also included. Mark S. Smith (The Early History of God) says that according to the available evidence, Israelite religion in… Read More
Another answer from our community: The accounts of Jesus' life can be found in the Gospel books (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John). The life of Jesus after the resurrection, until He ascends to Heaven can be found in the early chapters of Acts. In the New Testament of the Bible are four Gospels (Gospel means Good News) written by Jesus' followers: Matthew, one of the twelve disciples. Mark, the Evangelist, a companion and interpreter of… Read More
It is most likely to have been mainly Pagan with hints of early Christianity.
Followers of Jesus during and immediately after his ascension were known as 'People of the Way' And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem [Acts 9:2]. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch[Acts 11:26]
Here is a definition of Christian: IN BRIEF: One who believes, professes to believe, or who is assumed to believe, in the religion of Christ and whose behavior exemplifies Christ's teachings. Jesus is coming back again as King of kings and Lord of lords. He is the Almighty Son of God, the Annointed One of God. In the early Church of God (called so 12 times in the NT), disciples or followers of Jesus were… Read More
The early church was prosecuted , shortly after the disciples started working after Christ was crucified.
Because of its logistics, authenticity, truthfulness, its scientific approach, and good morals of its followers (especially early followers). Above all it is the will of Allah (God in English) as the last God religion conveyed by the last prophet to whom is revealed the last God holy book.
The Aryans were not idolaters. They performed yagams with fire. Their faith got mingled with the religion of the natives of India and later it came to be called Hinduism. They had four Holy Books called vedas.
It is not mentioned in the bible, but we can say they were baptized early in his mission.
The religion of Hinduism began with the guidelines from another religion. This religion is called Brahmanism. It started in India and evolved into early Humanism. Brahmanism includes everything with karma, sacrificing, the belief in one God, and the caste system.
Depends how "early." Before Moses, the religion that would later be called Judaism was based on the teachings of Abraham. From the time of Moses, the Hebrew (Israelite) religion is the Torah itself, its beliefs and laws. See the following link. http://www.answers.com/Q/What_did_abraham_and_moses_do_together
Religion played a mayor role in the arts of Islamic civilizations. Islams did not include depictions of humans in their art because the early Islam religion forbade the paintings of human beings, as this would bring idolatry followers. The Islam's painted in geometric forms, calligraphy arabesque, and floral designs.
When the people in Antioch called the followers of Jesus Christians were they referring to their habit of annointing people?
No, the people of Antioch called the early believers Christians because the word "Christian" means "follower of Christ", which is what Christians are.
how was religion linked to the state in early roman times
Nobody discovered it, it was created by the early followers of Christ.
the early religion of the aryans is now called brehmanism, after the name of the aryan peiests, or brahmins. The aryans worshiped many nature srities. The brahmin made a sacrifices to those deities by offering animals to a sacred fire. X0X0 Infinity
Christianity is one of the three monotheistic religions, religions in which the belief is in one God. Christianity arose out of Judaism with the life and teachings of Jesus. After His death His followers continued His teaching. They are known to us as the early Christians from the word christ meaning the messiah. This was the beginning of the Christian religion.
They were Puritans and had no freedom of religion.
To my understanding of the term, Religious Conservatism is a movement that holds that people should interpret the holy book or books of the religion literally. It also adheres to the traditions and teachings of the early founders of the religion. It does not accept the "progressive" or "liberal" views of those who claim to be followers of the religion but who try to introduce teachings that contradict or fly in the face of those… Read More
In the New Testament, we repeatedly see that they were addressed by their leaders as "Saints". Outsiders usually referred to them as "Christians" because they were followers of Christ.
By necessity the first religion was also the largest (if there are no others then the one is automatically the largest). Animism and shamanism were early religions and quite large (even if they were not organized into "churches" like many religions are today) Before the Christian Era there were many pantheistic religions (with many gods) Budhhism was a religion prior to Christianity that still has hundreds of millions of followers.
Amos Sutton Hayden has written: 'Early history of the Disciples in the Western Reserve, Ohio' -- subject(s): Disciples of Christ
probably; religion seems universal and ancient...