Church History, In the Beginning

-- In the Beginning
According to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the Garden of Eden in which God placed Adam and Eve is located in Jackson County, Missouri, near the town of Independence. (PBS)

-- 3800(?)-3000 BCE
[General Religious History] Indus Valley Civilization begins to mature. A number of religious aspects of this civilization would eventually be incorporated in the Indian religions. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 3000 BCE
[General Religious History] Writing is invented in Sumeria, it is first used for accounting but is later used to record myth. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 2494-2345 BCE
[General Religious History] The Pyramid Texts arguably the oldest known religious texts in the world are composed. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 2300 BCE
[General Religious History] Earliest Confucian writing, Shu Ching incorporates ideas of harmony and heaven. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 2200 BCE
[General Religious History] Minoan Civilization in Crete develops. Citizens worship a variety of Goddesses. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 1850 BCE
[General Religious History] Abraham is thought to have lived. Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh is written. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 1500 BCE
[General Religious History] Earliest Vedas are composed. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 1250 BCE
[General Religious History] Moses is thought to have led the Hebrews out of Egypt. The first books of the Torah are composed. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 1200 BCE
[General Religious History] Olmecs build earliest pyramids and temples in Central America. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 950 BCE
[General Religious History] Pentateuch is written. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 877 BCE
[General Religious History] Parsva, the penultimate (23rd) Tirthankara of Jainism is born. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 800 BCE
[General Religious History] Early Brahmanas are composed. (Wiki-Rel)

-- 628 BCE
[General Religious History] Zoroaster, founder of Zoroastrianism is thought to have been born (Wiki-Rel)

-- Circa 600 B.C.
According to Mormon belief, an Israelite named Lehi journeys with his family from the Middle East to the Americas. Lehi's descendants divide into two tribes, the Nephites and the Lamanites, named after two of Lehi's sons. The Nephites, initially more prosperous and religious, become corrupt over time and are locked into centuries of warfare with the nomadic Lamanites, whom Mormons consider the ancestors of Native Americans. (PBS)

-- 599 BCE
[General Religious History] Mahavira, the final (24th) Tirthankara of Jainism is born. (Wiki-Rel)

/Mormon Church History Chronology/

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