Foxe’s Book of Martyrs: Events following Christ’s Crucifixion

Stephen Nielsen

I have read the book before—a while ago. Now I’m reading it again, this time more carefully. I may give a series of blog posts on it, hoping to inspire some of you. Parts of it are gory, but I would focus more on the strength and boldness of the precious martyrs who loved the Lord. They were all so willing and even joyous in their suffering and death, as cruel as it was.

I will start with what happened after the crucifixion of Christ. According to the research of John Fox in 1516, Pontius Pilate was so moved by Christ that he may have become a Christian and tried to convert the whole Roman senate. But Tiberius Caesar would have none of it, and, as Foxe points out, almost all the senators were destroyed and the whole city of Rome was “most horribly afflicted” for almost three hundred years…

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I'm an author, a self publisher, and a painting contractor. I live in beautiful Minnesota, USA . Welcome to my blog site.
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1 Response to Foxe’s Book of Martyrs: Events following Christ’s Crucifixion

  1. meghanewhite says:

    I own a copy too. I haven’t read it for several years. Time to read it again. I hope you do some blogs on the book. Good idea.

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