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Development of Religions by KJ Rey
27 Sep 2017
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Abraham forms the first covenant with God
The Torah is beginning to be written
The Jews are led out of Egypt
The first Jewish temple is built
Israel splits into two kingdoms
The Maccabees purify the Temple
The Mishna is compiled and codified
The Vedic period began
The major Upanishads are written
The Epics and Puranas are written
The Maurya Empire is founded
Hindu laws codified
The Gupta Empire is founded
Revival of Hinduism under Gupta patronage
Gautama leaves home to search for a solution to suffering
Gautama becomes the Buddha
Emperor Ashoka adopts Buddhism as India's state religion
Buddhist sutras began to be written down in Pali
A translation center is established in China.
Buddhism is introduced in Korea.
Confucius appointed minister of crime for the State of Lu
Confucius traveling and teaching rulers in China with his disciples
Duke Ai orders Confucius' home to be preserved as a temple to his spirit
Mencius spreads Confucianism throughout China
Emperor Han Wudi makes Confucian texts the basis of training for bureaucrats
Teachings of Confucius inscribed on stelae at the Imperial Academy
End of Han Dynasty; Confucianism loses influence
Daoism founded; Tao-Te Ching written by Lao Tze
Chuang-Tzu further develops Daoist philosophy
Zhang Ling founds the sect of the Way of Five Bushels of Rice
Zhang Lu organizes the Way of Five Bushels of Rice into religious communities, which become known as Taoism of Heavenly Masters
Wang Bi introduces Taoist concepts into Confucian learning
Wei Huacun is the first female leader of the Shangqing sect
Kou Qianzhi revives Taoism of Heavenly Masters
Jesus begins ministry in Galilee
Crucifixion of Jesus in Jerusalem
Call of Paul, the apostle
Letters of Paul.
Establishment of various Christian communities in the Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Egypt, and at least the city of Rome.
The early Christian document the Didache is composed.
The tales of the life and work of Jesus (gospels) composed
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