(c. A.D. 50) This council was called to resolve a dispute regarding the obligations of the burgeoning numbers of Gentile converts. After hearing from (c. 4 B.C.–A.D. 64) Apostle and early Christian missionary, whose letters are the earliest documents contained in the New Testament and thus the fir... more and (Died c. A.D. 61) Barnabas was an early Christian who became an Apostle after the deaths of Jesus and Judas Iscariot. He and Paul worked to convert th... more about their missionary efforts, the early from a Greek word meaning “messenger.” This term often refers to the original twelve disciples of Jesus that he selected , ordained and sent out t... more decided that the Gentile converts should not be required to comply with the whole Law of (Died c. 1400 B.C.) Moses was a Hebrew prophet who led his people out of slavery in Egypt. He instituted the Mosaic Law consisting of both ritual and ... more.