History of Christianity

Questions and Answers about the the history of Orthodoxy Christianity

The Original Christian Church

As an Orthodox Christian I have been taught that the Orthodox church was the first or original christian church. After speaking to many Catholics, they too believe that they are the first christians.

Can you please share...

Orthodox Christianity and The “Branch Theory”

In an answer to the question “Is the Orthodox church anti-Roman Catholic” you stated that: “We continue to pray for unity while, at the same time, rejecting any notion that Orthodox Christianity is just one of many...

On this Rock I will build my church

Could you explain how the Orthodox interpret the “On this Rock I will build my church” scripture. I am not asking this with regard to papal
claims but, rather, to discover whether Jesus is referring to Peter, to Himself, or...