Charting church history
It’s amazing what a difference a few lines can make when you’re trying to chart church history. Jim West started things off today by offering the following chart as a nice representation of where various Christian groups came from:
It’s got an interesting layout, and I love the fact that Willow Creek gets its own box.
Ari has taken exception to Jim’s chart and offers the following in its place:
Do you see the difference? Isn’t it fascinating how a few lines can can change the way that you tell the story?
Personally, I think that Baptists should be at the top. Everyone knows they came first, but the groups that came along later were so jealous that they persecuted them into hiding until after the Reformation.