Athenagoras of Athens  


Athenagoras was a Father of the Church, an Ante-Nicene Christian apologist who was Athenian (though possibly not originally from Athens), a philosopher, and a convert to Christianity.

In his writings he styles himself as "Athenagoras, the Athenian, Philosopher, and Christian".
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Year Written: (Assumed)175-180 AD
Scripture Type:Church Father - Apologist
The Church Fathers are ancient and generally influential Christian theologians, some of whom were eminent teachers and great bishops. The term is used of writers or teachers of the Church not necessarily ordained and not necessarily "saints".

Church Father Apologists are those theologians in the field of Christian theology that presents historical, reasoned, and evidential bases for Christianity, defending it against objections. Apologists base their defense of Christianity on historical evidence, philosophical arguments, scientific evidence and arguments from other academic disciplines.
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