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22 February Martyrdom of Polycarp #otdimjh

22 February Feast of the Martyrdom of Polycarp of Smyrna – Jewish involvement questionable #otdimjh Polycarp’s life is known mainly from the writings of his disciple Irenaeus of Lyons, made familiar to a wide audience by the extensive quotations in Eusebius. … Continue reading

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22 February Feast of the Martyrdom of Polycarp of Smyrna – Jewish involvement questionable #otdimjh

Polycarp’s life is known mainly from the writings of his disciple Irenaeus of Lyons, made familiar to a wide audience by the extensive quotations in Eusebius. Irenaeus is depicted as the heir to the Johannine tradition; his uncompromising opposition to … Continue reading

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