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Martyrdom & Witness in the the Early Church
Bryan Stewart—McMurry University
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
This talk has also appeared in the pages of Touchstone. Read it here. The Garland of Immortality: A Theology of Martyrdom in the Early Church
Bryan Stewart is Professor of Religion at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, where he teaches the history of Christianity. In addition to scholarly articles and essays, he has published a monograph entitled Priests of My People: Levitical Paradigms for Early Christian Ministers (Peter Lang, 2015), and has a volume coming out in March in The Church's Bible series: The Gospel of John: Interpreted by Early Christian and Medieval Commentators (Eerdmans). An ordained Anglican priest in the traditional Diocese of Fort Worth (ACNA), he serves as the vicar of Holy Cross Anglican in Abilene.
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