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Targeted by Tertullian

The next figure we examine in our series is Tertullian, born in Carthage around 150.

A woodcut illustration depicting Tertullian.
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Targeted by Tertullian The next figure we examine in our series is Tertullian, born in Carthage around 150. He became a Christian at age 40 and wrote his main theological works at the turn of the third century, primarily apologetics, mainly targeting Gnostics and Marcionists. But in his Apologies he includes An Answer to the Jews.

As with most early Church fathers, his anti-Judaic works have been largely ignored by scholars but they are, frankly, an embarrassment.



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