Early Christian Martyr Stories

Early Christian Martyr Stories

An Evangelical Introduction With New Translations

Book - 2014
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Personal narratives are powerful instruments for teaching, both for conveying information and for forming character. The martyrdom accounts preserved in the literature of early Christianity are especially intense and dramatic. However, these narratives are not readily available and are often written in intimidating prose, making them largely inaccessible for the average reader. This introductory text brings together key early Christian martyrdom stories in a single volume, offering new, easy-to-read translations and expert commentary. An introduction and explanatory notes accompany each translation. The book not only provides a vivid window into the world of early Christianity but also offers spiritual encouragement and inspiration for Christian life today.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2014]
ISBN: 9780801049583
080104958X
Branch Call Number: 272.1 LITFIN
Characteristics: vii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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