Polycarp of Smyrna

The Feast Day of the Blessed Martyr Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna

Today, 23 February, several communions celebrate the death of Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna on the date that Tradition has delivered

Polycarp of Smyrna

Was Polycarp of Smyrna Baptized as an Infant?

Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, Marc Cortez posted on Polycarp, and it got me to thinking… Now, as we were entering

Church History

The Paschal Feast – Are we to follow the Apostles?

The Lord’s Passover approaches. It is a time for Christians to joyously celebrated that single moment in all of history


Romans 13.1-7 – Government and Authority

In the mouth of the opposition to the current president-elect are the words ‘don’t trust the government’, but the bible

Church History

For the Christians are distinguished from other men – The Epistle to Diognetus

It has been speculated that the writer of this Epistle was Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna. I am not sure it

Church History

Hunting Heresies in the Fathers

hyperekperissou: Hunting Heresies in the Fathers. I am a biblical fundamentalist; I am an Economist, believing that Jesus Christ is

Church History

Polycarp and Irenaeus on Sound Doctrine

To deny Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is to be Antichrist. To contradict the evidence of the Cross


On the Incarnation of Christ our Lord

The key tenant to the Christian faith is indeed the Incarnation, as in the Incarnation is bound the death, burial