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APWH Belief Systems
25 Sep 2017
Abraham forms the first covenant with God.
Moses led the Jews on an exodus from Egypt
King Solomon built the first temple
The Jewish diaspora has begun.
Mishna is compiled and codified.
Israel splits into two kingdoms
Jesus Christ was born
David becomes king of Israel
Book of Revelation was written.
David's son Solomon became king
Rome begins to rule Israel
Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit
Synod at Carthage ratifies the 27 books of the New Testament as sacred scripture
The Maccabees regain control and purify the temple, which forms the basis of Hanukkah.
The Vedic age begins
The major Upanishads are written
The Gupta empire falls
The Maurya Empire was founded
The Epics and Puranas are written
Hinduism is spread to South East Asia by Hindu traders
Siddhartha Gautama is born
Gautama becomes the Buddha
Emperor Ashoka adopts Buddhism as India's state religion
Gautama gains his first followers
Buddhism enters China
Buddhism is adopted as the state religion by the Baekje kingdom of western Korea.
Confucius was born
Mencius spreads Confucianism throughout China
Emperor Han Wudi makes Confucian texts the basis of training for bureaucrats
First mention of cult of Confucius: Han emperor sends representative to venerate Confucius' grave
End of Han Dynasty; Confucianism loses influence
Taoism begins to develop during the Shang Dynasty
Wang Bi introduces Taoist concepts into Confucian learning
Zhuang Zhou writes Zhuangzi
Zhang Li finds the sect of the Way of Five Bushels of Rice
The Yin Yang symbol is created
Wei Huacun is the first female leader of the Shangqing sect
Kou Qianzhi revives Taoism of Heavenly Masters
The center of Christianity moves to Antioch, Alexandria, and Rome
The Bhagavad Gita is written
Han Emperor Wu abandons Legalism in favor of Confucianism
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