Today (10 August) is the feast day of my namesake, Lawrence, Deacon in the Roman church, executed 258 CE in the persecution of Christians under Valerian. I have nothing to add to the limited knowledge we have of him. This posting is simply a somewhat self-indulgent nod to the guy who made the name “Lawrence” […]

via St. Lawrence: “Well done”! — Larry Hurtado’s Blog

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