Friday, July 28, 2017
The Crown of Martyrdom
The Crown of Martyrdom:
"Jesus’ opponents felt sure that his execution would solve the problem that he had become. That was the way Roman authority typically dealt with troublesome religious movements — with exemplary public violence. Once the charismatic leaders were removed and the treasuries emptied, the followers usually lost their ardor for the cause. Crucifixion was a particularly …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 9:35 AM