Blog Posts - Martyrdom



Saint Lucy’s Profession of Faith Before the Court

Saint Lucy prayed before the tomb of Saint Agatha that her ailing mother be cured. When her mother’s health was restored, St. Lucy immediately asked to remain a virgin and distributed her dowry among the poor. Upon hearing of this, the man to whom...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 13, 2016

It was discovered, a new painting by Caravaggio ( Martirio di San Lorenzo )

Martirio di San Lorenzo Photo: icavalieridiarianna.forumfree.itA new painting belonging to the famous Italian painter Caravaggio was discovered in Rome, according to L'Osservatore Romano, the official newspaper of the Vatican.Entitled Marti...
by Potent Scientia Est on Oct 2, 2016

From St. Stephen to the Present, All Martyrs for Christ Have This in Common

The Crucifixion of Saint Peter, Caravaggio, 1600-01. [Christ said unto them] If they persecuted me, they will persecute you. — John 15:20The word martyr derives from the Greek word meaning "witness." A martyr is one who willingly suffers death...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 17, 2016

The Doomsday Clock Holds Steady! Why?

I wrote the following letter to the PhD's on the Doomsday Clock committee who determined that the Doomsday Clock should remain at 3-minutes to midnight!One of the positives that they cite in the decision to hold the hands on the clock steady is the n...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 26, 2016

Beware Hell’s martyrs

It’s now a macabre routine: As soon as the bodies of innocent mothers and daughters and fathers and sons are carted off the sidewalk, someone from a virulent theocracy hails the suicide bombers as “martyrs.”  How twisted.  The very concept of...
by The Alternative Mainstream on Nov 16, 2015

Social Protest Lit.: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A quote from Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. Goethe was a German poet and natural philosopher, 1749-1832. This quote is an excerpt is from Book VI called “Martyrdom.” This chapter pertains to “Messages and records of the heroes of past and pres...
by Sparking the Left on Sep 25, 2015

Rainbow Disconnection

The scene can be quite dramatic. A zoom out from a dead or dying Christian martyr as the moving music swells. There’s a sense of poignant heaven in the air as a human being breathes his or her last, lapsing … Continue reading →...

Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat Failed to Represent Aspirations of Kashmiris: Sheikh Yaqoob

Islamabad: Announcing its unconditional support to Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Jammu Kashmir Peoples League Chairman, Sheikh Mohd Yaqoob Thursday said that Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat Conference has failed to represent the aspirations of op...
by Writer-South Asia on May 14, 2015

what if Jesus died for God’s honor?

I realize this thesis has never been proposed before so bear with me… In reading through what Jarvis Williams calls “martyrdom theology” I come across Eleazar of 2 Maccabees: Eleazar, one of the foremost scribes, a man advanced in...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 6, 2015

Moving to Martyrdom

thoughts, unedited. Many of my commentators are helping me so thank you.  Martyrdom Self-inflicted death is not the only sort of chosen death mentioned in Scripture. Likewise, there is the death chosen in lieu of violating God’s law or as a witnes...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on May 4, 2015

Suicide in Jewish and Roman Thought (brief working draft)

I am working through some academic things, dissertation and the what not, and for the next few weeks, I am working on all things voluntary death. This includes suicide. Before you go off and suggest suicide is a moral crime and start citing bible ver...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 14, 2015

Suicide in Jewish and Roman Thought (brief working draft)

I am working through some academic things, dissertation and the what not, and for the next few weeks, I am working on all things voluntary death. This includes suicide. Before you go off and suggest suicide is a moral crime and start citing bible ver...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 14, 2015

Acts 6:11-15 – The Charges Against Stephen

Stephen is arrested on false charges and put on trial (Acts 6: 11-15). The false charges against Stephen concern his attitude toward the Law and the Temple. Luke is clear that these are false charges against Stephen. He is not against the Law or the...
by Reading Acts on Feb 6, 2015

The feast of 26 Zographou Bulgarian Holy Mount Athos Martyrs – burned alive by the Roman Catholic Crusaders

On 23 October (10 of October in Julian Calendar every year in Zograph Monastery in Holy Mount Athos is celebrated the martyrdom of the 26 Martyrs who were martyed by Latin crusaders in October 10, 1280. The 26 martyrs were burned alive after refusal...

end days witnessing: Revelation 12:11 and Acts 7

The word ‘martyr’ appeared with a vision as this watchman just watched and listened to two Bible teachers who had taught God’s words for over forty years. Then a phone call came about the news of another teacher of the words of God...

end days witnessing: Revelation 12:11 and Acts 7

The word ‘martyr’ appeared with a vision as this watchman watched a teaching by a Bible teacher who had been Spirit-filled and taught God’s words for over forty years. Then a phone call came about the news of another teacher of the...

No Work Today . . .

I won’t be doing a full blog post today in order to honor the commemoration of the Martyrdom of The Báb…                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To Leave A Comment, Use T...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 9, 2014

Akedah

Violence, in its most basic form, is to be blamed on evolution. Not the theory of evolution, but the fact of it. More precisely, violence is a reflex of the struggle for existence. To live animals have to eat and … Continue reading →...

Akedah

Violence, in its most basic form, is to be blamed on evolution. Not the theory of evolution, but the fact of it. More precisely, violence is a reflex of the struggle for existence. To live animals have to eat and … Continue reading →...

Friday Fantasy ~ Number Eleven

The Avatar and The Dragon ~ The people hoped Wurm was still asleep but they could feel the mountain tremble from his movements. Do dragons dream? The people feared his waking and interrupting over a thousand years of peace… They all knew Wurm...
by Notes from An Alien on Feb 14, 2014


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