Tag Archives: persecution

Don’t Trust Whitey

The right-wing media seem to be intent on selling us the idea that the people in power are the ones who are actually persecuted the most. I’m not sure why anyone would WANT to be included in persecution, but apparently … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Start the Fire

This week, we take a break from the early Christians I’ve been discussing in the past few posts in this series, and look at the reaction of the Roman government to the new religion. For the most part, it appears … Continue reading

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