Blood of the Martyrs: Seed of the Church: Stories of Catholics Who Died for Their Faith

Blood of the Martyrs: Seed of the Church: Stories of Catholics Who Died for Their Faith

by Paul Thigpen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569552155
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.89(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

"The Blood of Christians is Seed"9
An Introduction
1."An Image of His Master"15
Christ, the Model of Martyrdom
2."Crying in the Wilderness"33
The Forerunner of Christ's Passion St. John the Baptist
3."The Cup That I Drink, You Will Drink"47
Martyrs of the First Generation
St. Stephen56
St. James, the Brother of John61
The Other Apostles63
St. Paul66
St. Peter72
4."We Must Obey God Rather Than Men"75
Martyrs Executed by the State
St. Polycarp of Smyrna81
St. Perpetua89
Perfectus102
Isaac and Others103
Flora and Maria105
Eulogius and Leocritia106
St. Pelagius107
5."The Overthrower of Our Gods"111
Martyrs of the Mission Fields
St. Justin the Philosopher112
St. Boniface118
Blessed Michael Nakashima129
St. Isaac Jogues132
The Martyrs of Uganda138
6."My Greatest Enemies, My Best Friends"143
Martyrs Killed by Other Christians
St. Flavian of Constantinople145
St. Thomas a Becket149
St. Thomas More156
St. Andrew Bobola161
7."Long Live Christ the King!"165
Martyrs of the Twentieth Century
Blessed Miguel Pro167
St. Teresa Benedicta (Edith Stein)179
Servant of God Marcel Van190
8."In Persecution the Church Begins and Ends"195
The Triumph of the Martyrs
Notes207

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