The Blood of Martyrs: Unintended Consequences of Ancient Violence

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In The Blood of Martyrs Joyce E. Salisbury chronicles the many spectacles of violent martyrdom that took place during the first three centuries of the Christian era, describing the role of martyrdom in the development of the early Church, as well as its continuing influence on many of today's ideas. Salisbury shows through the engaging stories of the martyrs introduced in each chapter, how their legacy continues to shape contemporary ideas. Discussing modern martyrdom the book elicits deep lessons for the present from the ...

The Blood of Martyrs: Unintended Consequences of Ancient Violence 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415646109

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The Blood of Martyrs: Unintended Consequences of Ancient Violence 2004, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415941297

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