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E8: Forms of Witness - Martyrdom and Apologetic

The Great Courses Presents: The History of Christianity

In the 2nd and 3rd centuries, martyrdom and apologetic literature responded powerfully to the persecution of Christians. Investigate the phenomenon of martyrdom as the perfect form of discipleship, in the actions of martyrs who exalted in their sacrifice.

Speakers: Luke Timothy Johnson

Writers: Luke Timothy Johnson

Topics: HistoryHistory of ChristianityChristianity

Source: The Great Courses