Christian Persecution under Aurelian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The principal sufferers were: Felix, bishop of Rome. This prelate was advanced to the Roman see in 274. He was the first martyr to Aurelian’s petulancy, being beheaded on the twenty-second of December, in the same year. Agapetus, a young […]

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Christian Persecution in China

“While the Chinese constitution guarantees freedom of religion, it protects only what are considered “normal” religious activities. Religious groups and individuals thought to pose a threat to national security or social harmony face severe restrictions, harassment, detention, imprisonment and other abuses. Even churches of the state-supported Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) are sometimes shut down. The […]

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Dr. Constantine

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Dr. Constantine, an intimate acquaintance of the already mentioned Dr. Aegidio, was a man of uncommon natural abilities and profound learning; exclusive of several modern tongues, he was acquainted with the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew languages, and perfectly well knew […]

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Christian Persecution under Decius

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. This was occasioned partly by the hatred he bore to his predecessor Philip, who was deemed a Christian and was partly by his jealousy concerning the amazing increase of Christianity; for the heathen temples began to be forsaken, and the Christian […]

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Christian Persecution in Vietnam
Christian Persecution In Vietnam Joseph Smith Foundation

“Authorities treat the Hmong people poorly in Vietnam and Laos, and many Hmong people are Christians. In this video, Release International and Voice of the Martyrs Australia visited a remote underground church to encourage the Christians who have been persecuted heavily by their government.” (Summary from Voice of the Martyrs US)

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Christian Persecution in Laos
Christian Persecution In Laos Joseph Smith Foundation

Bounchan’s story, as well as the story of God’s sustaining hand through his 13 years in prison, is told in BOUNCHAN, a 5-minute video presentation from The Voice of the Martyrs. This video will open your eyes to the reality of persecution against Christians while moving you to pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters. […]

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Flame in the Wind (1971)
Flame In The Wind Joseph Smith Foundation

This film is currently not available. Take a look at some of the other related films: Flame in the Wind is set in the splendor and terror of the Spanish Inquisition and is a gripping drama of heroic Christian faith. Carlos, an earnest young nobleman, faces a choice: the church system offers safety, protection, and […]

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Christian Persecution under Severus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Severus, having been recovered from a severe fit of sickness by a Christian, became a great favorer of the Christians in general; but the prejudice and fury of the ignorant multitude prevailing, obsolete laws were put in execution against the Christians. […]

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Dr. Aegidio

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Dr. Aegidio was educated at the university of Alcala, where he took his several degrees, and particularly applied himself to the study of the sacred Scriptures and school divinity. When the professor of theology died, he was elected into his […]

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Christian Persecution under Diocletian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and luxury of the Christians, and the hatred of Galerius, the adopted son of Diocletian, who, being stimulated by his mother, a […]

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John Foxe

John Foxe Born 1516 Boston, Lincolnshire, England Died 1587 London, England Occupation Clergyman, author Mary F. Smith Religion Puritanism/td> Associated Locations: Boston, Lincolnshire, England – Birthplace Associated Dates: 1516 – Born Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Edward Stevenson related this account of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s feelings regarding the book, Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. During the […]

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Catholic Persecution in Italy

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. We shall now enter on an account of the persecutions in Italy, a country which has been, and still is, The center of popery. The seat of the pontiff. The source of the various errors which have spread themselves over other […]

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Christian Persecution in Persia

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people’s minds and properties. Hence they thought it expedient to complain […]

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Behind the Sun (1995)

This is a story of a young man’s choice, a father’s pain, and a family torn apart. This dramatization set in the Middle East is based on real-life situations where believers face persecution, loneliness and even death when their own families reject them for choosing Jesus.

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Christian Persecution under Maximinus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. A.D. 235, was in the time of Maximinus. In Cappadocia, the president, Seremianus, did all he could to exterminate the Christians from that province. The principal persons who perished under this reign were Pontianus, bishop of Rome; Anteros, a Grecian, his […]

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