First Catholic Priest Ordained in Santo Domingo

Spanish-born Bartolome de Las Casas was the first Catholic priest ordained in the colony of Santo Domingo, Hispaniola in 1512 Continue reading

Udasis Dissented from Sikhism

The first Sikhism dissenters were the Udasis who followed Shri Chand, the son of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism Continue reading

First Archbishop of Canterbury

St. Augustine or Austin was the first Archbishop of Canterbury and founder of the Christian Church in southern England. Continue reading

Establishment of the Mahasanghika School

The establishment of the Mahasanghika school arose in the fourth century BCE emphasizing the transcendent nature and infinite purity of the Buddha, Continue reading

First Buddhist Text- Patimokkha

Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama drew up a set of monastic rules or chief vinaya text - Patimokkha, Continue reading

Ibn Wahb al-Rasibi

ʿAbd Allāh (or ʿAbdullāh) ibn Wahb al-Rāsibī (died 17 July 658 AD) was an early leader of the Khārijites. Of the Bajīla tribe, he was a tābiʿī, one who learned the teachings of Islam directly from a ṣaḥāba (companion) of Muḥammad. Continue reading

First Islamic Sectarian Controversy

The first Islamic sectarian controversy arose during the Muslim civil war following the assassination of third caliph, Uthman ibn Affan in 656 leading to the Battle of Siffin in 657 in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading

John Calvin

John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/;[1] French: Jean Calvin [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin; 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. Continue reading

Guru Arjan

Guru Arjan (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜੁਨ Guru Arjan [ɡʊru əɾdʒən]) 15 April 1563 – 30 May 1606) was the first of the two Gurus martyred in the Sikh faith and the fifth of the ten total Sikh Gurus. Continue reading

Founding of Kharijites Sect

Abd ibn Wahb al-Rasibi founded the Islamic sect Kharijites which separated during the first Islamic civil war in 657 in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading