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Origin of the "Jesus Fish"

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Origin of the "Jesus Fish"

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Because Christians were once persecuted for their beliefs, they used symbols to lead them to safe places to worship.

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We revisit Christianity's origins as a persecuted underground movement and explain how early followers used secret codes and symbols to not only identify themselves to one another but to also find safe places to worship. The understanding of these signs was once a matter of life and death, but have these symbols become a lost language in the 21st century?

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