#300 – A History of the Catholic Church – Conformity to Christ

polycarp

Using the account of the martyrdom of Saint Polycarp, we look at how the theology of Christian martyrdom develops. What were the reasons why some Christians sought martyrdom? What type of opposition to martyrdom existed?

Links:

Image of martyrdom of Polycarp

Martyrdom of Polycarp

Movie about Polycarp

First apology of Saint Justin Martyr

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