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Persecution. Martyrs

  • Märtyrerliteraturby Hans Reinhard Seeliger; Wolfgang Wischmeyer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    An die Seite des Corpus der Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller (GCS) stellte Adolf von Harnack die Monographienreihe der Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur (TU), die er bereits 1882 begründet hatte und die nunmehr als "Archiv für die ... Ausgabe der älteren christlichen Schriftsteller" diente. more...

  • From ‘Passio Perpetuae’ to ‘Acta Perpetuae’by Petr Kitzler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Die seit 1925 erscheinenden Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte bilden eine der traditionsreichsten historischen Buchreihen im deutschsprachigen Raum. Sie enthalten Forschungen zur Kirchen- und Dogmengeschichte des Christentums aller Epochen, veröffentlichen aber auch Arbeiten aus verwandten Disziplinen wie beispielsweise der Archäologie,... more...

  • Dying to Be Menby L. Stephanie Cobb

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Die seit 1925 erscheinenden Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte bilden eine der traditionsreichsten historischen Buchreihen im deutschsprachigen Raum. Sie enthalten Forschungen zur Kirchen- und Dogmengeschichte des Christentums aller Epochen, veröffentlichen aber auch Arbeiten aus verwandten Disziplinen wie beispielsweise der Archäologie,... 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$ 26.50

    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...

  • 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 Martyrs' and Early Modern Print Cultureby John N. King

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00

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

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

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99

    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. more...

  • The Martyrs of Columbineby Justin Watson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 28.00

    During the Columbine massacre, Cassie Bernall and Rachel Scott, reportedly were asked by the gunmen if they believed in God. Both supposedly answered "yes" and were killed. This volume investigates what this tragedy has come and will come to mean in American religion, politics, and culture. more...