History of Christian Church Bible Study additional Resources

Study 1. Persecution and Martyrdom

Text Articles from Christian History Magazine.

Persecution in the Early Church: A Gallery of the Persecuting Emperors

Perpetua & Polycarp: Two Heroic Martyrs

Martyrs and Confessors


Recommended Podcast Episodes

Communio Sanctorum episodes:

The Martyrs

The First Centuries Pt. 1

The First Centuries Pt. 2

The First Centuries Pt. 3

12- The Lapsed Dance


Recommended Reading.

The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation by Justo Gonzalez Chapters 5 and 6