A Student of John

by John Mench



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/16/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 254
ISBN : 9781489725547
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 254
ISBN : 9781489725530

About the Book

Polycarp’s story originates in Philippi during the middle of the first century and concludes after the middle of the second century. The story involves birth, love, travel, religion, and death. Polycarp’s father Augustus was killed while serving in the Roman Army. His mother, Dianna, was a strong willed woman and didn’t remarry. She and her attendant, Rachael, raised Polycarp and his three sisters. Polycarp became a priest and a professor. He was a student of John’s and spent time with him in Ephesus and later analyzed his writings. He moved to Smyrna and became The Bishop of Smyrna. He lived an exciting life performing research and teaching. He emphasized apostolic succession and the correctness of the scriptures. He died a martyr.

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