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Schisms: Religion Divided

A podcast looking in depth at the times throughout history when religions have divided. The first one we’ll be looking at is the Schism of 451 in which the two popes, the Bishops of Rome and Alexandria went their separate ways.

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S1E5 - Early Early Christianity

In this episode we talk about the early rise of Christianity in the time where it was still considered a Jewish Sect. SourcesThe Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World by Bart D. EhrmanMy education Music from https://filmmusic.io“Tabuk” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

16mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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S1E4 - Jewish History

This week we talk about Jewish history. Sources The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World by Bart D. Ehrman Wikipedia - Jewish History Music from https://filmmusic.io“Tabuk” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

16mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #2

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S1E3 - Ancient Paganism

This week we talk about ancient paganism. Sources The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World by Bart D. Ehrman Wikipedia - Paganism Wikipedia - Ancient Greek Religion Wikipedia - Religion in Ancient Rome Wikipedia - Imperial cult of Ancient Rome Wikipedia - Hellenistic Religion Wikipedia - Decline of Greco-Roman polytheism Music from https://filmmusic.io“Tabuk” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

20mins

4 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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S1E2 - Rome Part 1: Republic to Empire

This week we talk about the Roman Republic, expansion, and Empire up to 275 CE. Sources https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Rome https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Macedonian_War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Punic_War Music from https://filmmusic.io"Tabuk" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

26mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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S1E1 - Why would an Egyptian speak Greek?

We introduce the podcast and then explain why the Bishop of Alexandra, an Egyptian, would speak Greek. The required a brief overview of the Achaemenid, Macedonian, and Seleucid Empires, and the Ptolemaic Kingdom, as well as what Hellenism is and how the Hellenization process worked. Sources https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonia_(ancient_kingdom) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achaemenid_Empire https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antioch https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seleucid_Empire https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptolemaic_Kingdom Music from https://filmmusic.io"Tabuk" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

28mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #5