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Persecution. Martyrs

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

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2008; US$ 51.87

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Broken Fallby Toni Orrill

    Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 24.99

    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...

  • Christian Martyrdom in Late Antiquity (300-450 AD)by Johan Leemans; Peter Gemeinhardt

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The present volume?s focus lies on the formation of a multifaceted discourse on Christian martyrdom in Late Antiquity. While martyrdom accounts remain a central means of defining Christian identity, new literary genres emerge, e.g., the Lives of Saints (Athanasius on Antony), sermons (the Cappadocians), hymns (Prudentius). Authors like Eusebius of... more...

  • Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxyby Geoffrey de Ste. Croix; Michael Whitby; Joseph Streeter

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 134.99

    This volume brings together seven seminal papers by the great radical historian Geoffrey de Ste. Croix, who died in 2000, on early Christian topics, with an especial focus on persecution and martyrdom. Christian martyrdom is a topic which conjures up ready images of inhumane persecutors confronted by Christian heroes who perish for the instant but... 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00

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

  • 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...