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Tertullian’s Apologetic and Practical Treatises


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Along with Athanasius and Justin Martyr, Tertullian was one of the early church’s greatest theologians and apologists. In Apologetic and Practical Treatises, Tertullian provides an array of essays defending and explaining Christian practices, such as prayer, baptism, and repentance. Defending Christian abstention, other essays explain Christian perspectives on topics such as idolatry, Rome’s public shows, and other pagan practices. This volume also includes personal letters that bring further clarity to the challenges second-century Christians faced.

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  • Presents the theological perspectives of one of the church’s greatest theologians
  • Examines numerous topics in practical and sacramental theology and apologetics
  • Provides unique insights into the issues Christians faced in the second century
  • Apology
  • Of the Witness of the Soul
  • Address to Scapula
  • Address to the Martyrs
  • Of the Crown
  • Of Public Shows
  • Of Idolatry
  • Of Baptism
  • Of Prayer
  • Of Patience
  • Of Repentance
  • To his Wife, Book 1
  • To his Wife, Book 2
  • On Prescription Against Heretics
  • Title: Tertullian’s Apologetic and Practical Treatises
  • Author: Tertullian
  • Translator: C. Dodgson
  • Series: A Library of Fathers of the Holy Catholic Church
  • Publisher: John Henry Parker
  • Publication Date: 1842
  • Pages: 535

Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, anglicised as Tertullian (c. 160–c. 220 AD), was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. He is the first Christian author to produce an extensive corpus of Latin Christian literature. He also was a notable early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy. Tertullian has been called “the father of Latin Christianity” and “the founder of Western theology.


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