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    Tertullian has been called "the father of Latin Christianity", as well as "the founder of Western theology". Tertullian originated new theological concepts and advanced the development of early Church doctrine. He is perhaps most famous for being the first writer in Latin known to use the term trinity (Latin: trinitas).

  2. Jul 20, 1998 · Tertullian (born c. 155/160, Carthage [now in Tunisia]—died after 220, Carthage) important early Christian theologian, polemicist, and moralist who, as the initiator of ecclesiastical Latin, was instrumental in shaping the vocabulary and thought of Western Christianity. He is one of the Latin Apologists of the 2nd century.

  3. Jul 17, 2020 · Thirty-one of Tertullian's writings remain, touching on all areas of human life. His works include apologetic treatises, controversial attacks on heresies, and moral writings. His Apology defending the Christian faith contains one of the earliest and most eloquent pleas for religious liberty.

  4. Feb 5, 2019 · By. Mary Fairchild. Updated on February 05, 2019. Tertullian was an early Christian apologist, theologian, and moralist from Carthage, North Africa. Zealous and articulate, Tertullian was highly educated in the fields of law, rhetoric, literature, Greek, and Latin.

  5. May 29, 2018 · Tertullian ( c. 160– c. 225), Christian father. He was born in Carthage and became a Christian before 197. He was the first important Christian writer in Latin, with a long and various list of works (the chronology of which is disputed). He eventually left the Catholic Church in favour of Montanism.

  6. Jun 13, 2023 · The Tertullian Project. A collection of material ancient and modern about the ancient Christian Latin writer Tertullian and his writings. Last updated 13th June 2023.....What's New?.....Digital Library/Online Books and articles Search..... Site Map

  7. Tertullian , (born c. 155/160, Carthage—died after 220, Carthage), Early Christian theologian and moralist. Educated in Carthage, he became impressed by the courage, morality, and uncompromising monotheism of Christian martyrs, and he converted to Christianity.

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