#299 – A History of the Catholic Church – A Most Mischievous Superstition


As the Christians spread throughout the Roman Empire, so did opposition against them increase as well – hostility from neighbors and persecution from State. In this episode, we look at the reasons why Tacitus called Christianity “a most mischievous superstition” and the ways that anti-Christian hostility manifested itself.


Image of Emperor Marcus Aurelius offering a sacrifice

Tacitus and Pliny on the Christians

Earlier episode on the Alexamenos graffito

Send e-mail questions and comments to catholicunderthehood@gmail.com

Check out the other great Catholic podcasts at the Starquest Production Network

To listen, just click on the link below:
podcasticon#299 – A History of the Catholic Church – A Most Mischievous Superstition


One Trackback

  1. […] in this volume: #299 – A Most Mischievous Superstition #300 – Conformity to Christ #301 – The New Prophecy #302 – Escape the Matrix #303 […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: