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#318 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Church of the East


While the Christianity was expanding in the Roman Empire, it was also expanding to the east, in the Parthian and Sassanid Empires. The Syriac Christianity dominant in these territories will develop differently than Church of the West and offer new ways to think about the faith.


Image: Map of the Sassanid Empire

Christianity in the Parthian Empire

Christianity in pre-Islamic Persia

Early Christianity in Asia

Anaphora of Addai and Mari

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#318 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Church of the East