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Persecution. Martyrs

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  • The Broken Fallby Toni Orrill

    Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 26.99

    This book chronicles a writer's journey to find faith, hope, and meaning following the country's worst national disaster? Hurricane Katrina. Acknowledging that everyone experiences catastrophic events in their life, the author eloquently unveils the seasons of recovery after one of the most sensational and historical subjects of the decade. more...

  • Book of Martyrsby John Foxe 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an apocalyptically-oriented, English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, mainly in England, many of whom had died for their beliefs within the decade immediately preceding its first publication. It was first published by John Day, in 1563. Lavishly produced and illustrated with many woodcuts,... more...

  • To Share in the Bodyby Craig Hovey; Samuel Wells

    Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 22.00

    To sharpen Christian witness today, Craig Hovey presents stimulating theological reflection on martyrdom through the lens of Mark. more...

  • Foxe's Book of Martyrsby John Foxe; W. Berry

    Baker Publishing Group 1999; US$ 6.99

    This Christian classic tells the stories of brave men and women who were martyred for their faith in the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. more...

  • 'Let us die that we may live'by Pauline Allen; Boudewijn Dehandschutter; Johan Leemans; Wendy Mayer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This book presents fresh, lively translations of fourteen such homilies, the majority for the first time in English. The homilies were delivered in some of the main cities of the Greek East of the later Roman Empire, by well-known figures such as Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa and John Chrysostom, as well as the equally gifted preachers Asterius... more...

  • The Blood of Martyrsby Joyce E. Salisbury

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    In The Blood of Martyrs Joyce E. Salisbury chronicles the many spectacles of violent martyrdom that took place during the first three centuries of the Christian era, describing the role of martyrdom in the development of the early Church, as well as its continuing influence on many of today's ideas. Salisbury shows through the engaging stories... more...

  • There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christby Michael Gaddis

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    "There is no crime for those who have Christ," claimed a fifth-century zealot, neatly expressing the belief of religious extremists that righteous zeal for God trumps worldly law. This book provides an in-depth and penetrating look at religious violence and the attitudes that drove it in the Christian Roman Empire of the fourth and fifth centuries,... more...

  • Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs' and Early Modern Print Cultureby John N. King

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    A comprehensive 2006 investigation of the Book of Martyrs's compilation, printing, publication, illustration, and reception. more...

  • Jesus Freaks: Martyrsby DC Talk

    Baker Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.99

    Jesus Freaks opens the eyes of a new generation to the persecution of Christians around the world and calls for lives of unashamed faith. more...

  • Martyrdom and Memoryby Elizabeth Castelli

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 29.99

    -- Elizabeth Clark, John Carlisle Kilgo Professor, Duke University more...