14. (a) What was the dominant force of the sixth world power? (b) What steps did Constantine take to end religion’s divisiveness, and with what results?
14 Rome, too, was interested in and steeped with commerce, education and religion, but the dominant force of this sixth world power was politics.
We note in passing that many Christian congregations were established in the scattered provinces of Rome by Christ’s apostles After the passing of the apostles, ambitious men, who outwardly accepted Christianity, began to twist the teachings of the Lord Jesus and his apostles.