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A Gospel for a persecuted community

A Gospel for a persecuted community Roman Emperor Nero was one of the great lunatics on the imperial throne. Legend has it that he burned down Rome. And while he was watching the flames he sang the “sack of Troy” When rotors about him torching the capital did not subside, he needed someone to take the fall for the fire. The early church in Rome came in handy. The following persecutions claimed the lives of Peter, Paul and many martyrs.…