'Christian Martyrdom' Never Happened

New book by Candida Moss assails an old story

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 25, 2013 7:22 PM CST

(Newser) – Were early Christians martyred en masse? That notion is key to Christian history, but in The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom, Candida Moss assails the idea that Christians spent centuries hiding from godless Romans who wanted them thrown to...   Read full story »


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