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Stephen (Estéban) (d. c.31)

Fishburn and Hughes: The first Christian martyr and saint, stoned to death for proclaiming his belief in the divinity of Jesus. The episode of Stephen's martyrdom, believed to have made a deep impression upon Paul, is related in Acts 7:58-60 in which it is said that Stephen's accusers laid their cloaks at the feet of a certain young man 'whose name was Saul'. The Theologians