The Blood of the Martyrs
- The Blood of the Martyrs. Hunter Jr., William T. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1998, Issue 80, p4
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Atrocities Not Fit to Print," by Nina Shea in the November 1997 issue.
- LETTERS. Stopa, Spencer; Joseph, William; Curran, James E.; D'Albro, Thomas; Miller, Christine; O'Dwyer Randall, Claire; Goddard, Michael A.; Bequette, John P. // National Catholic Reporter;3/10/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 19, p20
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "The Triumph of Luther?," by Charlene Spretnak in the February 10, 2006 issue, about a suggestion that the bishops should start thinking like CEOs by Michael J. Gallagher in the February 24, 2006...
- Laying Down One's Life for Oneself. Stempsey, S.J., William E. // Christian Bioethics: Non-ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality;Aug98, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p202
Roman Catholicism has long opposed suicide. Although Scripture neither condones nor condemns suicide explicitly, cases in the Bible that are purported to be suicides fall into several different categories, and the Roman Catholic tradition can show why some of these should be considered morally...
- How the early church viewed martyrs. Bixler, William G. // Christian History;1990, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p28
Focuses on the early Christian theology of martyrdom. Martyr as a technical term for a person who had died for Christ; Confessor as one who proclaimed Christ's lordship at trial but did not suffer the death penalty; Roots of the martyr ideal; Martyrdom as a spiritual battle of epic proportion...
- Witnesses to the Faith. Szyszkiewicz, Thomas A. // Our Sunday Visitor;8/11/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 15, p8
The article highlights August 14, 2013 as the day of the Martyrs of Otranto in honor of the 813 men who gave their lives up for Christ as they were killed in a city southeast of Italy while remaining steadfast to the Faith under an invading force of 18,000 Turks.
- ...in the Vita Antonii and in some martyr-acts. Jones, Christopher P. // Journal of Theological Studies;Oct95, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p556
Talks about the mention of the phrase `staff of governors and other officials' in accounts of Christian martyrdom particularly in the `Life of Antony.' `Staff' as a military term; Recurrence of the phrase in `Life of Antony'; Translations of the phrase from Greek.
- Correspondence. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2002, Issue 122, p2
Presents several correspondence on religion. Insight of Fyodor Dostoevsky on the Christian faith; Recognition of the religious nature of martyrdom; Explanation of the conception of liberal knowledge.
- Sometimes persecution purifies, unites, and grows the... Galli, Mark // Christianity Today;05/19/97, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p16
Discusses the martyrdom and persecutions on the early church. Historical accounts of martyrdom and persecution; Reason why some people suppress the unsavory martyrdom accounts; How it benefit the church; Cases where some persecution and martyrdom accounts resist the people's categories of...
- GREAT LESSONS FROM 'BAD' HISTORY. Head, Thomas // Christian History;2001, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p22
Focuses on the practices and ideals of pre-modern Christianity from hagiography. Literature encompassed in hagiography; Details on the martyrdom of saints in the 'Martyrdom of Saint Polycarp,' and 'The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felecity;' Efforts of vernacular legend authors in producing...