Martyrs http://blog.wlrn.org en The Myth of Persecution http://blog.wlrn.org/post/myth-persecution <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">05/14/13 - Tuesday's&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font></a><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;is with Notre Dame University New Testament and Early Christian professor <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Candida.R.Moss">Candida Moss</a></strong>.&nbsp;</span></font></span></font><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: 1.5;">According to cherished tradition, early Christians were relentlessly persecuted for their beliefs.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: 1.5;">Jesus died on the cross, and others were tortured, even burned alive.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: 1.5;">Professor Moss says the “Age of Martyrs” is largely fiction.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">She’s the author of&nbsp;</span></font><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/YFHTzN"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><i>THE MYTH OF PERSECUTION</i></span></font></a></strong><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">. In the second half of the program, <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/ariel-gonzalez">Ariel Gonzalez</a></strong> with South Florida author <strong><a href="http://bradmeltzer.com/">Brad Meltzer</a></strong> and his book, <strong><a href="http://amzn.to/10VUfjz"><em>The Fifth Assassin</em></a></strong>.&nbsp;<b>Topical</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b> Currents&nbsp;</b>at&nbsp;</span></font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program.</span></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;">&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 13997 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Myth of Persecution