The Church In Rome In The First Century; An Examination Of Various Controverted Questions Relating To Its History, Chronology, Literature And Traditio by George Edmundson

The Church In Rome In The First Century; An Examination Of Various Controverted Questions Relating…

byGeorge Edmundson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 Excerpt: ...charge which included all these other accusations, and henceforth during the succeeding centuries was to render the mere name of Christian a sufficient ground for summary 1 Athenagoras, Supplicatio 3; also Justin Martyr, 1 Apol. 26, 2 Apol. 12, 13; Dial. c. Tryph: 10, 17, 108; Tertullian, Apol. 2, 4, 7, 8, 39; Ad Nat. 2. In the account of the persecution at Lyons and Vienne, 177 A.d., which has been preserved by Eus. Hist. Eccl. v, i., the same charges are brought forward: Karetytvaavro rifiwvQvartia Stiirva Kal OtStiroStiovs fileis. Gebhardt, Acta Marty rum Selecta, 119! 'Magi estis quia novum nescio quod genus religionis inducitis.' Cod. lust. ix. tit. 18: 'de maleficis et mathematicis.' Suetonius, Nero, 16: 'Afflicti suppliciis christiani, genus hominum superstitionis novae et maleficae.' Paulus, Sent-v,: 'Qui sacra impia nocturnave ut quern obtruncarent, defigerent, obligarent, fecerint faciendave curaverint, aut crucibus suffiguntur aut bestiis obiiciuntur.... Magicae artis conscios summo supplicio adfici placuit, id est bestiis obiici aut crucibus suffigi; ipsi autem magi vivi exunintur.' HATRED OF THE HUMAN RACE 137 punishment. This charge, as we have seen, may have originated in the suggestions of Jewish malice, sustained by the reports which no doubt reached the ears of the authorities--through the agency of some of that host of spies and informers (delatores) employed by Tigellinus--of the incendiary discourses in which certain noxious religious fanatics, called Christians by the populace, were openly expressing their belief in the imminent destruction of the world and its inhabitants by fire without any concealment of the joyful anticipation with which they awaited the Divine judgment that was impending over a city which was in their eyes the hom...

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Title:The Church In Rome In The First Century; An Examination Of Various Controverted Questions Relating…Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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