Mister Richardson’s
Church History Class

Chapter 2 Outline

A. Persecution in the Bible

B. Persecution under Nero

C. Other early Martyrs

D. Persecution under Marcus Aurelius (161-180)

E. Persecution under Septimius Severus (200-211)

F. Other Persecutions

1. How did persecution affect the Church?
2. What were the catacombs?
3. Why did the Romans persecute Christians?
4. Why is little known about the Church from AD 70 to AD 300?