- Words: 644
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Theology
- Paper #: 36645704
Haas, Christopher. "Imperial Religious Policy and Valerian's Persecution of the Church,
257-260." Church History, vol. 52, no. 2 (June 1983): 133-144.
In this article, Haas discusses the persecutions of the Early Church under the emperor Valerian and identifies the main motive for Valerian's sudden persecution of Christians as being religious in nature. It was, according to Haas, a direct attack from the pagan Roman Emperor on the Christian religion in an effort