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Polycarp

Saint. ?69--?155 ad, Christian martyr and bishop of Smyrna, noted for his letter to the church at Philippi. Feast day: Feb. 23

Polycarp

 

a plant that flowers and bears fruit repeatedly during its lifetime. Most perennial flowering plants are poly-carps. (See MONOCARP.)

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That the writer of the Martyrdom of Polycarp had Christ's passion in his mind as he traced each step in the drama from Polycarp's arrest to his execution is clear to any reader.
Avoiding any overt apologetics - when invited by the governor 'to persuade the people'; Polycarp considers the crowd not worthy of any (10: 2) - a covert apologetic has voices from every side contributing to the key terms of that self-definition.
In order to make a compelling case for reading Martyrdom of Polycarp as an integrated narrative contained in paraenetic epistolary form, Buschmann must account for the shortened Eusebian evidence and demonstrate how the various elements of the longer account contribute to the author's rhetorical aims.
At the same time, Mr Sonko said yesterday he had no regrets over his deputy Polycarp Igathe's decision to resign.
He classes as |probable' anti-chillasts (because they allude, if less explicitly, to an immediate reward for the just at death) Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp and the author of the Martyrdom of Polycarp, Melito of Sardis, the Christian author of the Ascension of Isaiah, and the authors of V Ezra, The Odes of Solomon, and The Letter on the Martyrs of Lyon and Vienne (who may be the young Irenaeus himself).
When asked how this song would be of help to Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe, who parted ways a mere five months into office, he said communication is very important in a relationship.
By COLLINS OMULODifferences in tendering, accusations of collusion with State House to usurp powers, and battle for control of operations at City Hall contributed to the short-lived political marriage between Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his deputy Polycarp Igathe, the Nation has learnt.
He then mentions the hypothesis of another author who thought Polycarp may have been referring to the Thessalonian correspondence taken together with Philippians, since both Thessalonica and Philippi were in Macedonia.
Sources say the clash between the two sides over the control of the county affairs and the multimillion-shilling tenders led to Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe's resignation.
By MACHARIA GAITHOThe re-entry of Mr Peter Kenneth into the Nairobi gubernatorial race, just days after the Jubilee Party unveiled corporate executive Polycarp Igathe as the running mate for party candidate Mike Sonko, dramatically shifts the political equation in the battle for the capital city.
Clement of Rome, Ignatius, and Polycarp already knew a Pauline collection, and for Polycarp that included the Pastorals (contra p.
We will not beg Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe to reconcile with Governor Mike Sonko, MCAs have said.