Our goal in creating this timeline is to present the major historical events of the world as both the background and driver for the evolution of Christian thought and practice.
The timeline is divided into three sections, top to bottom:
- The top = church history
- The middle = world leaders and other influential individuals
- The bottom = inventions, philosophies, and other world events.
This chart covers over 2,000 years of human history and includes over 500 unique historical events. Some of the stated dates for these events may not match other accounts or perspectives. As modern scholarship has uncovered additional facts, the dates for some events have shifted slightly or changed completely. The Psalm11918.org staff has put in numerous hours over several months to study, develop, and edit this timeline.
We highly recommend you view the timeline in a maximized window. You can drag the timeline horizontally, use your mouse-wheel, or use your cursor keys to scroll through the events of history. The bottom portion of the timeline includes secular events as additional context. Click on events for more details.
If you find anything that you believe is inaccurate or if you think something should be added, please contact us so we can review and correct it for the benefit of all of our visitors. Thank you!