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Christianity from Judaism to Constantine: Crash Course World History #11 (11:36)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 00:48 Why does John Green argue that any study of Christianity has to start with Judaism?
  2. 03:10 What were some important ideas that came to Christianity through Judaism?
  3. 04:26 What was happening in Jewish society at the time of Jesus’s life?
  4. 05:16 What, according to John Green, was Jesus’s message and why was it threating to the authorities?
  5. 06:53 Why, according to John Green, did people believe Jesus was the Messiah?
  6. 10:42 Why, according to John Green, did that belief become widespread?