Christianity in Armenia can be traced back to the age of the Apostles. Two of Christ's Apostles - Thaddeus and Bartholomew - were the first evangelists of Armenia preaching the Gospel there as early as the second half of the century. In the early fourth century, St. Gregory the Illuminator (c. 240-332) formally established the church in Armenia, when King Tiridates III was baptized and proclaimed Christianity the official religion of Armenia.
Sevanavank (Armenian: Սևանավանք) is a monastic complex located on a peninsula at the northwestern shore of Lake Sevan in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia.Completed 9th century. Photo by Selumyan Photography #TheartsofArmenia #Armenia #Monastery #history #old #nation #religion https://www.instagram.com/the_arts_of_armenia/
Armenians (Armenian: հայեր, hayer [hɑˈjɛɾ]) are an ethnic group native to the Armenian Highland. The Republic of Armenia and the unrecognized de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic are the two countries where Armenians form a majority, both with a nearly homogeneous population. Because of a wide-ranging and long-lasting diaspora, an estimated total of 5-7 million people of full or partial Armenian ancestry live outside of Armenia. As a result of the Armenian Genocide, a large number…
Armenians - Most Armenians adhere to the Armenian Apostolic Church, a non-Chalcedonian church, which is also the world's oldest national church. Christianity began to spread in Armenia soon after Jesus' death, due to the efforts of two of his apostles, St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew. In the early 4th century, the Kingdom of Armenia became the first state to adopt Christianity as a state religion.
There are massive genocides in our history which we should memorialize in addition to the Sheol: Armenian genocide, Assyrian genocide, Greek genocide and displacement, Khymer genocide, Ruandan genocide, Belgian killing of the Congolese, the German killing of the Herero, the Russian "Harvest of Sorrow", the Maoist "Great Famine" and in the U.S. the centuries-long efforts to exterminate the AmerIndian tribes