Unformatted text preview: times and if troublesome times occurred, the people of Rome figured that the gods were displeased in some way with the way society or the rulers of Rome were acting. Paganism was challenged by the early apostles of Christianity and many Romans had to rethink their customs that they had known their entire lives. Romans were some of the earliest converts of Christianity. The apostle Paul sought out to bring the message and salvation of Christ to all nations and it started with Rome. The rest of the world saw the great nation of Rome switching from their pagan gods to the worship of the one, true God, so it made it easier for them to accept this new faith. I thank Rome for greatly helping the spread of Christianity and I am excited to learn more about this great empire....
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- Spring '08
- Ancient Rome, Paul of Tarsus, great empire