Christianity Web Sites

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (PBS)
Part of PBS’s Frontline series, this site explores archeological clues to Jesus’ life, paints a portrait of his world, examines the gospels and first Christians, and discusses why Christianity succeeded. There are also maps, a timeline, an anthology of primary sources, a discussion forum, and a biblical quiz.

Ad Hoc: Resources for Teaching and Research relating to the History of Christianity
Has a nice selection of internet sites and electronic sites relating to history of Christianity

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies
A lengthy set of links useful to scholars of early Christian writings and the Christian social world

Review of Biblical Literature
The Review of Biblical Literature is published by the Society of Biblical Literature, a nonprofit professional association for scholars in the field of biblical studies and supplies a comprehensive review of biblical literature and related studies.

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
An exhibit at the Library on Congress. The Library’s exhibition describes the historical context of the scrolls and the Qumran community; it also relates the story of their discovery 2,000 years later.

This site was written and is maintained by Jona Lendering, professor of Mediterranean archaeology and history at Amsterdam Free University, The Netherlands. It is a scholarly but readable discussion of the concept of messiah in Jewish history.

ICLnet: Guide to Early Church Documents
A useful research resource on early Christian texts, featuring canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history

Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity
A well organized list of several sites on the Internet useful for the study of Judaism and Christianity

Bible Notes 
The entire Holy Bible is summarized with review notes and keypoints.

New Testament Gateway
An award-winning directory of internet resources related to the New Testament

Bible History Online Images and Resources 
An attractive and comprehensive site on Bible History

The Christian Catacombs of Rome 
An extensive site, in many languages, offering a historic and visual tour of Christian catacombs

Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides, Activities and more

Bible Gateway
Search for Bible passages by topic, word, phrase, or keyword

Brief Review in Global History and Geography: Document Based Essays and Practice Tests
PH@School’s Brief Review in Global History and Geography Web site provides multiple-choice questions from actual Regents exams. You can also practice your test-taking skills on document-based essay questions (DBQs), with the option of e-mailing answers directly to your teacher for review.