How Christianity built United Europe

The ancient aeternitas renovated by the Gospel of Jesus became pillars of history of European integration of European people and languages.

written by Roberto Amati

The history of European integration has been signed in great part by Christianity, the Gospel of Jesus 'said the Christ' spreaded at every angle of the continent. In particular, the new religion coming from Palestine defined the European people, their countries and languages, modeling deeply the culture and the aeternitas of whole Europe.

When Jesus came, he teached us "the way, the life, the truth" to follow to reach the soul salvation. This objective become possible if men have total faith in God, live in Love for others with the Hope for a renewed everlasting new life in Paradise. This perspective of living changed the paradigm of life, from the circular repeating incarnation of human souls believed since the most ancient human civilizations to the linear view of a unique life ending with the final judgement of God.

For that reason, Israelites and hebrew people strarted to consider him the Messiah waited since thousand of year and announced by several prophets. But, not all of them agreed giving the reason why he was condamned and crucified, even marked as the King of Israelites... because he really was legitimated to get that title considered he was a direct descendant of David, the first Judaea's King, and his son Salomon, who built a Temple in honour of YHWH in Jerusalem and for that reason was blessed in his descent for ever.

Nevertheless, Hebrew denied his role and his sanctification and persecuted him and his disciples by starting a cruel war still enduring at our age! Before leaving Hearth, with the promise to come back to redeem people who had believed in him, Jesus talked to his disciples at the presence of the Holy Spirit, to assign them the Mission to spread the Gosepl to Humanity and administer his Church, founded on the newer Law and Covenant of God, and the Community of believers in a life of God provvidence in love, faith and truth.

christianity and united Europe

There started the Missio of the Apostles within the Roman Empire in the I century After Died of Christ (Europeans changed their measurement system of ages by putting the starting point of 'the history of European integration' at the alleged year of Jesus's year of birth and the main date at his birthdate, the 25th of December):

  • Peter (who probably was member of the tribe of Manasseh coming from the Golan area, the region where lived the Israelites and hebrew people not deported to Babylon in the VIth century BC), elected by Jesus as "the first stone of my new church", founded the first christian community of Antiochia and was its first bishop, became the leader of the Christians by chairing the first Council held in Jerusalem. Then went to Rome where founded the first christian community, before to be executed probably during the first roman persecution under Nero, so that he was indicated as the chief of the Roman Church;

  • Andrew, a brother of Peter (he was a follower of Johan the Baptist before to become an Apostle of Christ), was sent to evangelize the Scythians people and became the chief of the Greek-Ortodox Church and the patron saint of Scotland;

  • Johan 'the evangelist' (who came from the same country of Peter and was a follower of Johan the Baptist with Andrew), founded the first christian community of Efeso, where lived until the end of life (probably together with Virgin Mary mother of Jesus) and wrote the Apocalypse boook, the last of the Holy Bible catalog;

  • Jacob 'the major' (a brother of Johan), evangelized the Palestine before to be killed by Hebrew, but century after his body was exhumed in Galicia on the seat of the Compostella cathedral, becoming the leader of the Reconquista war to free Spain from Arabs in the Middle Age;

  • Mark 'the evangelist', evangelized in Anatolia before to move to Alexandria where founded the first local christian community, being its first bishop. Century after his body was translated to Venice, becoming the patron saint of the 'Serenissima' civitas;

  • Jacob 'the minor' (a member of the tribe of Judah and direct relative to Jesus), founder and leader of the first christian church of Jerusalem, chief of the Jacobite Church before to be killed by Hebrew. He is supposed to be the ancient father of the Kyriakon people and in particular of the Stuart dinasty;

  • Thomas 'the twin of Jesus', Philip, Tadeus and Judah (considered members of the tribe of Judah and direct relatives to Jesus), went to evangelize people in India, Persia, Bactriana, Ethiopia but have been lost their tracks...;

  • Paul (member of the tribe of Benjamin, soldier and citizen of the Roman Empire), was not part of the original 12 Apostles but became after his convertion "on the way to Damascus", founded the first greeks christian communities of Thessaloniki, Philippi, Corinth, Rhodes and Cyprus, before to go to Rome where was executed by

    Romans under Nero reign;

  • Madeleine (member of the Magdala family from Betania and sister of Lazar 'the resurrected'), considered the most loyal among the Jesus Disciples, escaped to Marseille where an ancient great cult has been established to her holy figure after death.

The Apostles detained the 'real docrtine of Jesus' (∆ιδακέ) and trasferred it to their christians successors and followers, who originally were Israelites and hebrew people living in the Roman Empire since ever or moved after the 'great diaspora' consumed in 70 AD: they probably were not part of Judaism, the new cult born after the 'captivity in Babylon' and the Ezdra Reform of the Jewish Church, then excluded by the Sanhedrin and still follower of the ancient school of Moses (the alleged author of the first five books of the Holy Bible, who received the God commandments to give laws to Israelits tribes at the epoch of the exodus from Egypt Reign).

So Apostles, Diciples and their followers formed the first European Christian's communities during the I and II centuries AD in the Roman Empire provinces, in particular in the civitas of Aquileia, Milan, Pavia, Verona, Ravenna, Bologna, Florence, Siena, Naples, Cumae, Benevento, Bari, Palermo, Syracuse, Leòn, Luceni/Astorga, Zaragoza, Lyon, Vienne, Arles, Toulouse, Narbonne, Clermont, Tours, Nantes, Metz, Paris, Reims, Rouen, Trier, Cologne, Mainz, Speyer, Augsburg, Athens, London and Avalon. These ancient communities developed within the Roman Civitas became the main capitals, bishoprics and cities of the Roman Empire and the Christian reigns that followed during the Middle Age and the Reinassance Time.

Christianity was born to divide humanity between believers and not: in every family, people, country, Jesus used 'the sword of Holy Spirit' to separate the wheat from the chaff, the good from evil, the truth from falsity, God from Caesar. Then the destiny of the new religion was evident and so happened until nowadays!

In the beginning, Christians were persecuted and killed by pagans and Hebrews, allied in the Roman Empire, but the biggest separation was among who thought the new believer called Gentile should before be converted to Hebraism and who, like Paul, agreed for a direct inclusion with a ritual baptism into the river: those conflicts delineed the history of the Christian Church for centuries and the whole history of European integration until now.

The religious conflict involved the Roman Empire in a civil war, resolved by Constantine I who reunited the parts under his authority and the role of the ancient roman Pontifex Maximus, became the chief of the Christian Church and the chair of the Bishops Council since 325 AD, when he imposed the Nicene Creed (still adopted today by the Ortodox Church!) and defined the new Empire organization: the bishoprics as civil institutions called Diocesis under the government of Christian's bishops separated by political and militar powers. Then the emperor established the new Roman Empire capital in an ancient greek town (Byzantium) that he recalled Constantinople, became the center of the Ortodoxy sphere for more than a millennium.

Some times after, the emperor Theodosius I sanctioned Christianity as the only admitted religion into the Roman Empire!

The question of Gentile signed the history of the Christian Empire separating the Eastern part, that included the first Christian communities and was inspired by the original greek Hellenistic culture closer to Hebrew and Middle East traditional, from the Western side, whose capital was Rome (even Milan or Ravenna or Trier), where Gentile became the new people of the Empire Diocesis starting from the IV century AD. This is the reason why the Roman Church was called 'Catholics' (a greek word meaning universal) and focused in converting every man on the Earth, differently from the Ortodox Church that opened to the new people only starting from the IX century AD.

When the Western part of the Christian Empire disappeared on 476 AD, the evangelization of happened through the convertion of their leaders eliged as christian Kings by the Roman Church or even the mass convertion of people managed by the missionary monks coming from Ireland: educated to Celtic culture and the legend of the Graal created by Joseph of Arimathea (a disciple and relative of Jesus Christ escaped in Britain after the death of the Master, where established the 'Round Table' tradition and the 'fisher king' myth), they reached every angle of Western Empire and built important stone monasteries became huge famous center of Christianity for long time.

The irish example was imitated by the roman and ortodox monks that within the XIII century AD converted to Christianity quite every people settle in Europe: Italics, Celtics, Britons, Iberians, Germans, Illyrians, Greeks, Slavs, Fenni, Magyars, Albanians and Bulgars. All subjected to the authority of the Christian Empire, these European people formed their country, their regal genealogy and their language, defining what we call the Nations of Europe. Who had been and still are the biggest part of the 'Christ people' including Americans, Russians, Austrialians and other people converted on Earth.

Today these European people live in the European states, mainly members of the European Union. But Christianity is still opposed by Islam, Hebraism, new paganismes and atheist, validating the plan of Jesus the Christ so that every man could discern on which part stay: when he will come back, each man who walked the way of Christ and had faith in God will be saved and brought to the divine reign (the 'Celestial City' of Jerusalem of the Sky), while the others will be judged for their sins and leaved on this land of tribulations.

The history of European integration started with the expansion of the Roman Empire and grew up with the spreading of Christianity to every European people, ending with the constitution of the Christ people and its political common space that should be the European Union. The united Europe 'visible" in the past the Christian Empire and its evolutions within the Christian Church (Ecclesia Christianorum).

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