Early Christian Martyrdoms: Persecution in the Roman Empire

In the book of Acts (5: 34-39), Luke records the prescient words of a Pharisee called Gamaliel, who had questioned the wisdom of the persecution of Peter and other apostles: “But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men …

Stalin’s and Khrushchev’s Anti-Religious Campaigns

The intention of this very brief blog is to share a post from the United States Library of Congress on the campaign against the religious from the Soviet Union under Stalin and Khrushchev between the 1920s and 1985. Source: https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/archives/anti.html “The Soviet Union was the first state to have as an ideological objective the elimination …