A martyr is somebody who suffers persecution and death for advocating, renouncing, refusing to renounce, and refusing to advocate a belief or cause as demanded by an external party

Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Jesus Freaks: Stories of Those Who Stood for Jesus, the Ultimate Jesus Freaks (Jesus Freaks, #1)
John and Betty Stam: Missionary Martyrs
Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot
Through Gates of Splendor
Safely Home
When Our Worlds Collide (Our Worlds, #1)
When Heaven Weeps (Martyr's Song, #2)
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
Jesus Freaks: Stories of Revolutionaries Who Changed Their World: Fearing God, Not Man
Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel
In the Presence of My Enemies
The Martyr's Song (The Martyr's Song Series, Book 1) (With CD)
By Their Blood: Christian Martyrs from the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Against the Cage (Worth the Fight, #1)
Perpetua by Amy Rachel  PetersonPerpetua's Passion by Joyce E. SalisburyThe Passion of Perpetua and Felicity by Thomas J. HeffernanActs of the Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas by Charles BiggThe Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity by Vivia Perpetua
Perpetua, Christian Martyr
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Christopher Paolini
So the question becomes, If you are ever faced with this choice are you willing to die for what you believe in? For that is the only way you will deny him. [...] It's a difficult question and not one you can answer until you're faced with it. Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.
Christopher Paolini, Eragon

Thomas Jefferson
The hocus-pocus phantasm of a God like another Cerberus, with one body and three heads, had its birth and growth in the blood of thousands and thousands of martyrs... In fact, the Athanasian paradox that one is three, and three but one, is so incomprehensible to the human mind, that no candid man can say he has any idea of it, and how can he believe what presents no idea? He who thinks he does, only deceives himself. He proves, also, that man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard ...more
Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

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