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Demetrius


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1. Leader of the silversmiths who instigated a riot against Paul when it seemed that Christianity could threaten his business in connection with the cult of Artemis (Acts 19: 24–41).

2. A Christian held in high regard (3 John 12) who was possibly the leader of a group of missionaries and who was entrusted with a letter to Gaius, the kind of testimonials important to Christian travellers to give them introductions to other Churches.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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