Diocletian, Donatism, and Andy Savage: 1700-Year-Old Questions That Still Matter!
Let's say an emperor declared Christianity illegal. And let's say, to save their lives a whole bunch of pastors recanted their faith. Then let's say, when Christianity became legal, pastors wanted to be pastors again. If you think this would be tricky then you'll see why the Donatist controversy was so important and why we can still learn from it.