Tag: Polycarp

Satanology of the Apostolic Fathers: Martyrdom of Polycarp

This entry is part 8 of 14 in the series Then the Devil Left: Satan’s lack of presence in the Apostolic FathersOn the basis of the most likely date for the death of Polycarp himself,1 the Martyrdom of Polycarp is typically dated to the late second century.2  The extant textual tradition consists of seven Greek manuscripts dating from the tenth […]