Distinguished Scholar Examines the First Followers of Jesus
Italy: 'First Icons' Of Apostles Found In Rome
The book explores key questions related to the early church. Who were those first followers? Did Jesus actually intend to found a church separate from Judaism?
Italian art restorers have discovered the oldest known paintings of Christ's apostles, Paul, Peter, Andrew and John, in Rome. The restorers used new laser technology to uncover the 4th or 5th Century images in a burial chamber in the district of Ostiense.