Christian Persecution Dbq

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Based upon the other documents, the textbook should be rewritten. The textbooks all corroborate the persecution of Christians in Rome. The textbook lacks a definitive explanation for the persecution and an in-depth explanation of what the followers of Jesus endured. Documents B and C, while not flawless themselves, provide information that the textbook does not have. Document B describes how the Christians were preyed upon by the Roman people. In Tacitus account of Roman history, Christians were burnt, eaten by animals, and crucified. Document C details why the Romans were persecuting the Christians. According to the Theologian professor, the reason for Christian persecution in Rome was because the Romans did not understand Christian rituals.
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