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