Tertullian, First Theologian of the West by Eric Osborn

By Eric Osborn

Tertullian used to be the 1st Western Christian to write down theology, protecting Christians opposed to the hostility of the Roman nation, in addition to arguing opposed to Marcion, Praxeas and theosophical myth. a fancy philosopher, Tertullian has, within the glossy period, been rejected by way of either liberal Christianity and its secular critics. for a very long time misquoted and misused, he now demands sustained research and interpretation. This e-book bargains an important reappraisal of his theology and its impact at the form of the Western Christian culture.

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