This means that to man God gave a degree of free will.
In the third century after Christ the faith continued to spread.
Freedom was conditioned by man's physical body, heredity, and environment.
The Psalms, the anthology of the hymns of Israel, are still used by Christians.
Christians were regarded as separated from society and therefore destructive of the Greco-Roman way of life.
Compared with the thousands of years in which human life has been on this planet, Christianity is a recent development.
The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection.
When contrasted with the much longer time that life has been present, the course of Christianity thus far is but a brief moment.
Hinduism's basic tenet is that many roads exist by which men have pursued and still pursue their quest for the truth and that none has universal validity.
Religiously the Empire was pluralistic and marked by a search for a faith which would be satisfying intellectually and ethically and would give assurance of immortality.