The early Christians would not have appeared to be too concerned about the fall of the Roman Empire to the Germanic invaders,because A) their faith preached religious toleration, and that included German barbarians' pagan rituals. B) they were more concerned about mixing Christian beliefs with existing Roman pagan practices. C) they believed that the Lord was returning soon, and no earthly empire would be in control. D) after Theodosius, they could keep their faith and help defend the empire at the same time. E) they believed their faith would help them repel the invaders.