The Phenomenon of Christian Martyrdom

 

How can martyrs successfully follow Christ without themselves entering into a competition with Christ? What happens when the idea of following Christ so faithfully as to experience martyrdom becomes impossible because of the fundamentally different living situation of the faithful? This volume explores the phenomenon of Christian martyrdom and ideas of “following Christ” in particular focusing on theological and pragmatic difficulties in the early Christian period.

 

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Andreas Knop

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Dr. Henning Siekmann

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