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Persecution. Martyrs

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Let us die that we may live' offers an approachable, surprising, and not always reverent insight into the life of the Early Church. It reveals the full importance of the martyr homily in terms of style and treatment of its subject. more...

  • "Ihr Ende schaut an ..."by Claudia Bendick; Andreas Kurschat; Harald Schultze

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2008; US$ 55.17

    Die Kirchen bewahren seit Jahrhunderten das Gedächtnis an ihre Märtyrerinnen und Märtyrer. Im 20. Jahrhundert sind unzählige Christen aller Konfessionen zu Märtyrern geworden. Persönlichkeiten wie Dietrich Bonhoeffer und Sophie Scholl zählen zu den bekanntesten evangelischen Christen, die wegen ihres Glaubens, ihres Einsatzes für andere Menschen oder... more...

  • Martyrdom and Memoryby Elizabeth Castelli

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 27.99

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

  • Dying to Be Menby L. Stephanie Cobb

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    At once brave and athletic, virtuous and modest, female martyrs in the second and third centuries were depicted as self-possessed gladiators who at the same time exhibited the quintessentially "womanly" qualities of modesty, fertility, and beauty. L. Stephanie Cobb explores the double embodiment of "male" and "female" gender ideals in these figures,... 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...

  • Book of Martyrsby John Foxe

    MobileReference.com 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...

  • 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...

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

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    "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...

  • Religiöse Verfolgung als Fluchtgrund am Beispiel der kurdischen Yezidenby Eva Gnau

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 38.94

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine asylerhebliche Anerkennung religiöser Fluchtmotive wird in Deutschland nur eingeräumt, wenn das "religiöse Existenzminimum" im Herkunftsland gefährdet ist. Nach langwierigen Asylverfahren wurde in den 1980er Jahren den ersten yezidischen Flüchtlingen aus dem Herkunftsland Türkei ein Anspruch auf Asylschutz von deutschen Verwaltungsgerichten... 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...