• : the Life and Work of Justin Martyr
    exactly the same problem and that is man’s sinfulness. What Justin was up against in the second century, we are up against today and we can learn some valuable lessons from Justin on how to defend our faith in the 21st century as he did back then when the world was dominated by the Roman Empire...
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  • Christian Apologetics
    they possibly could to stop its momentum. A notable heretic by the name of Porphyry in the third century wrote fifteen volumes entitled “Against Christianity”. In response the church fathers responded with hundreds of volumes of Christian Apologetics and Polemics which a lot of possible damages...
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  • Justin Martyr
    The greatest Christian Apologist and martyr, in the turn of the second century, who stood firm in defending the belief of Christianity, was the great philosopher and early Christian apologist and martyr - Justin Martyr. Justin Martyr (100-165CE), was born in Samaria, near Jacob’s well, around turn...
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  • Introduction to Apolgetics Notes
    : some people believe that there shouldn’t be apologetics ▪ Carl Barth- he did a lot to influence that there should not be apologeticstoday his work is experiencing a tremendous revival… he is the most important theologian of the 20th century… in 1919 wrote his famous commentary on Romans… Christ...
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  • Appologetic Lecture Notes 1
    efficient cause of salvation, but apologetic arguments can be an instrumental cause used by the Holy Spirit to bring one to Christ.
Second, apologists do not believe that apologetics saves anyone. It only provides evidence in the light of which people can make rational decisions. It only provides evidence...
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  • , Mklllkl
    were good interpreters of the Bible. They had refuted the heresies of the Early Church like that of Gnosticism. 3. The Apologists formulated some of the important doctrines of the Church. 5. Do we need Apologetics today? Why? Ans: There are many heretical teachings today that...
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  • Publication for an Apologetic Dictionary
    Apologetics: is a field of Christian theology that aims to present a rationall basis for the Christian faith, defend the faith against objections, and expose the perceived flaws of other world views. Christian apologetics have taken many forms over the centuries, starting with Paul of Tarsus...
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  • Jyuk
    readers to readily understand exactly what Mark's symbol meant. Carrier explains: [T]he influence of Orphism on certain strands of Jewish thought from as early as the second century BCE is well established. Plato puts the Orphic view like this: "In reality we are just as if we were dead. In fact I...
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  • Church Fathers
    Christianity and his determination to uphold the faith in the mist of religious opponents; Judaizers and Gnostics, shows he had the heart of a Pastor. Next, Justin Martyr, is introduced as an early century apologist who wrote three key apologetic works including the Dialogue with Trypho the Jew, First Apology...
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  • Hist 350 Origins of Christianity
    does it end o Nicene, 325-451 or the second in 787 ( argued by the east) o WEST end it with the last great theologist gregorty the great 325-604 • This is the age of the apologist o Justifications of such, some of the most important writings of the time are apologetics o To demonstrate that...
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  • Shalom
    sciences in order to indicate how they may be applied to New Testament exegesis, respond to objections which have been made to such an enterprise and, finally, describe the sociological model which will be employed throughout this book. 3. The methodology of the social sciences To see what the...
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  • Justin
    found in Robillard's treatment. Next, I anticipate some objections that could be raised to my study and respond to these difficulties. I will conclude by briefly touching upon the significance of the old man as Christ for understanding the life of Justin Martyr. By way of preliminary note to how...
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  • Experiencial Apologetics – a Summary, Critque, and Supporters
    work Pensées. This combination BIBLIOGRAPHY Beilby, James. Thinking about Christian Apologetics: What It Is and Why We Do It. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2011. Hindon, Ed and Caner, Ergun. The Popular Encyclopedia of Apologetics. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2008. Geisler...
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  • Their Jihad, Our Terrorism
    . Murmuring could be heard throughout the classroom; everyone was trying to figure out what had happen. An announcement came in over the PA system silencing our whispers. Brother Newman announced, “There has been an apparent terrorist attack against the United States. School will be ending early today…” I...
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  • Hinduism
    missing in 20th-century Catholic doctrine and practice. His critique is well attuned to the contemporary conversation among Christian theologians of religions. It reminds them, as they write about other traditions, how scholars in other traditions are theologizing about what has been written regarding...
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  • Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus: “Fiery” Father of the Church
    Christianity from pagan attackers. Most of his writings were apologetic against Christian heretics. He was effective in such field because of his complete command of language. Tertullian knew what he was writing. His writings were rooted on the different situations of his own time, which is why some...
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  • C.S.Lewis
    C.S. Lewis: Christian Apologist Included in the 10 most influential Christians of the 20th century alongside Karl Barth, Pope John XXIII, Martin Luther King Jr, and Billy Graham, the Christian History magazine named him "the atheist scholar who became an Anglican, an apologist, and a ‘patron...
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  • Tertullian
    . At first Augustine did not meet much opposition over his new doctrine, but that would soon change with the fourth century coming to a close and the fifth century just beginning. In the beginning of the fifth century Augustine recorded this prayer: "LORD, give what Thou commandst and command what...
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  • Blaise Pascal: a Look at His Work in Apologetics, the Pensées
    really change the heart. Faith is distinctive and reason is not. Faith is a gift from God in the form of supernatural revelation. The modern world is embarrassed by the idea of being ‘set apart' with that special gift and longs to be like everyone else. Today, some Christians fear being right...
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  • Four Historical Periods
    Justin Martyr; said to be one of the “greatest of the Apologists. Justin Martyr reigned from 100-165 and was said to be one of the greatest Apologetics of this time. He was a man that defended the beliefs of the Christian faith and practiced his faith amongst many critics and prosecutors of the...
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