“Treatise III: On the Lapsed” was written immediately after a nasty period of Roman persecution. But the most discouraging thing for poor Bishop Cyprian was how many of his flock hurried to sacrifice to idols so as to keep their homes and businesses.
This is highly topical, given what happened to poor Centanni and Wiig. Thanks to Mike Aquilina for suggesting it.
Expect the concluding part tonight.