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the roman catacombs a history of
Enter into the shadows of the Roman catacombs where early Christians attended Mass and hid in fear from Roman soldiers seeking their death for refusing to renounce the Christian Faith.   You’ll read dramatic acts of faith and courage as Fr. James Spencer Northcote, the world-renowned 19th-century expert on the catacombs, relates the intense belowground life of the catacombs.   For over three centuries, Christians buried their dead in often elaborate crypts hollowed out for them underground by fossors — designated diggers whose status was just below that of deacons and priests.   With scores of maps and illustrations in these pages, you’ll see [...]. details
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the roman catacombs
  The Roman Catacombs: A History of the Christian City Beneath Pagan Rome You’ll read dramatic acts of faith and courage as Fr. James Spencer Northcote, the world-renowned 19th-century expert on the catacombs, relates the intense belowground life of the catacombs. For over three centuries, Christians buried their dead in often elaborate crypts hollowed out for them underground by fossors — designated diggers whose status was just below that of deacons and priests.   The Witness of Early Christian Women The Witness of Early Christian Women: Mothers of the Church  demonstrates the radical nature of Christianity's understanding of women and t [...]. details