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Circumcellions – weird martyr Christian sect May 13, 2007

Posted by Al in : bizarre,educational,interesting , trackback

Here’s a strange Christian sect from the 4th and 5th Centuries: the Circumcellions believed in martyrdom to such an extent that they would make a lot of effort to get themselves killed. If their efforts failed then they would throw themselves off cliffs. Quite where they got their ideas is beyond me, however they were quite a large sect until they all managed to achieve their martyrdom. Read more here.


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