The Martyrdom of Polycarp


February 23rd marks the feast of Saint Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr. ┬áIn today’s program, hosts O’Keefe and Wright discuss the “the Martyrdom of Polycarp,” an important early Christian text that describes Polycarp’s death and offers important insight into the emerging Christian tradition.

Photo: “Saint Polycarp” by “Nick in exsilio” from Flickr (Used under Creative Commons license)

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