How do we get from Jesus to the great big church - all the great big churches - we have today? Well, it's a long and complicated story, involving emperors, crusaders, popes, castration and a lot of arguments. Here it all is in just ten minutes, so hold on tight.
Animation by Ceiren Bell.
Jesus, church, churches, denomination, Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, Pope, Crusade, crusader, Apostles, Emperor, Nero, Constantine, persecution, Church Fathers, Origen, Nicea, Nicene Creed, Schism, Reformation, Trent, Vatican II, Wycliffe, Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, Tyndale, Cranmer, Henry VIII