Tag: martyrdom

The Acts of Peter

In Acts of the Apostles Luke told the story the way the Holy Spirit intended for him to relate it. It therefore focuses on the specific acts of some of the Apostles over a specificContinue reading

2 Maccabees

The story of the Maccabean revolt and the tyranny of Antiochus IV Epiphanes that prompted it is told in some detail in the apocryphal book of 1 Maccabees. Many details, however, were left untold. ManyContinue reading

Christians and Government: Monarchy

Christianity was established during the days of the Roman Empire with a radical claim for which many of its early adherents gave their lives: God made Jesus of Nazareth Lord and King, declaring Him theContinue reading