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Born AD 70
Polycarp
Possibly knew John
Polycarp
2nd Century Bishop of Symrna
Polycarp
Stood for othodoxy
Polycarp
Earliest extant account of martyr outside N.T.
Polycarp
Martyrd in 155 at age 86
Polycarp
"For eighty-six years I have served Him and He has done me no evil. How could I curse my King who saved me?"
Polycarp
1st Century Bishop of Rome
Clement of Rome
Epistle to the Corinthians
Clement of Rome
Appeals to simple form of apostolic succession
Clement of Rome in Epistle to the Corinthians
Close (2nd or 3rd) successor of Peter
Clement of Rome
"Heart of a pastor"
Clement of Rome
1st Century Bishop of Antioch in Syria
Ignatius
Pupil of apostle John
Ignatius
Letter to the Trallians
Ignatius
Letter to the Romans
Ignatius
Attacked Docetic and Judaisitic herasies
Ignatius
2nd Century apologist
Justin Martyr
Dialogue with Trypho
Justin Martyr
Founded Christian school in Rome
Justin Martyr
Taught "true philosophy"
Justin Martyr
Martyrd under Marcus Aurelius
Justin Martyr
Tatian's teacher
Justin Martyr
"Christian Philosophy"
Justin Martyr
Justin Martyr's answer to Jews
Personal testimony and said to see Christ in OT is gift of HS
Justin Martyr's answer to Pagans
Showed connection between Christianity and Classical wisdom. Said Logos reveals truth to both prophets and philosophers.
Tolerant and courteous to Greek learning and culture
Justin Martyr
2nd Century pastor and teacher
Irenaeus
Missionary Bishop
Irenaeus
Disciple of Polycarp
Irenaeus
Went to Lyons in Southern France, became Presbyter, than Bishop
Irenaeus
"Demonstration of Apostolic Faith"
Irenaeus
"Against Heresies"
Irenaeus
Pastory vs. Philosopher
Irenaeus
Writings refuted heresy (esp. Gnosticism) and instructed believers.
Irenaeus
Saw God as, above all, a shepherd
Irenaeus
Grand vision of God's purpose in history.
Irenaeus
Possibly martyrd under Edict of Septimius Severus in 202
Irenaeus
2nd century writer who said there were two Johns
Papias
Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
Papias
Two Johns
1) Apostle
2) Elder at Ephesus who received visions @ Patmos
3rd Century Bishop of Carthage
Cyprian
Crucial in discussion of what to do about lapsed
Cyprian
Admired Tertullian, was skilled rhetorician
Cyprian
Believed he should flee persecution unter Decius so he could lead through correspondence
Cyprian
Offered life as martyr after previously fleeing
Cyprian
Called synod to deal with Lapsed
Cyprian
Synod re. Lapsed said
certificates without actual sacrifice: readmitted; sacrificed: readmitted on death bed; sacrificed with no repentance: never readmitted
Said Bishops, not confessors, should regulate readmittance of lapsed
Cyprian
"Outside the church there is no salvation"
Cyprian
In him we see influence of Tertullian's rigor - don't restore lapsed too easily
Cyprian
3rd century Apologist and Teacher
Tertullian
Tertullian was from...
Carthage in North Africa
"Perscription Against The Heretics"
Tertullian
"Against Praxeas"
Tertullian
First theologian to write in Latin
Tertullian
Founder of Western Theology
Tertullian
Christ & Culture: Our reason is limited so we must accept unconditionally what God has made known.
Tertullian
"What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?"
Tertullian
Danger of his view: isolation from culture
Tertullian
Theme of "Against Praxeas"
Tertullian refutes patripassianism and modalism. Expounds on Trinity as "one substance, three persons" and Christ as having two natures.
Became a Montanist late in life
Tertullian
2nd/3rd Century Teacher in Alexandria
Clement of Alexandria
"Shepherd of the Tender Youth"
Clement of Alexandria
Gentle and Fatherly
Clement of Alexandria
"Exortation to the Pagens"
Clement of Alexandria
"What Kind of Rich Person Can Be Saved?"
Clement of Alexandria
Described himself as "true gnostic" - going beyond litteral truths
Clement of Alexandria
Saw only one truth: Philosophy is to the Greeks as Law is to the Jews
Clement of Alexandria
Ran Catechetical School in Alexandria
Clement of Alexandria
2nd/3rd Teacher and Apologist in Alexandria
Origen of Alexandria
"Against Celsus"
Origen of Alexandria
"On First Principles"
Origen of Alexandria
Began writing in 215
Origen of Alexandria
Greatest disciple of Clement of Alexandria
Origen of Alexandria
Clement of Alexandria's succesor
Origen of Alexandria
Son of Christians. Wanted to become martyr but mother hid clothes
Origen of Alexandria
Founded school of Christian philosopy
Origen of Alexandria
Tortured during persecutions of Decius
Origen of Alexandria
Wrote "Hexapla" - Six versions of OT
Origen of Alexandria
Wrote some of earliest bible commentaries
Origen of Alexandria
Wrote first systematic theology
Origen of Alexandria
Speculated that there were two creations, spiritual and material Human souls once existed as "pure spirits" but, now fallen, exist in bodies
Origen of Alexandria
His theology was like "the little girl with the curl in the middle of her forehead: when she was good she was very good, but when she was bad she was rotten."
Origen of Alexandria
Father of Church History
Eusebius of Caesarea
3rd/4th century Bishop of Caesarea
Eusebius of Caesarea
Wrote "Ecclisiastical History"
Eusebius of Caesarea
View demonstrates "Christ of Culture" - theology shaped by circumstances
Eusebius of Caesarea
Wrote History of Constantine
Eusebius of Caesarea
View of History in Eusebius' work
Wanted to show that Constantine was chosen by God to bring history of church and Empire together.
Confusing stance on Arianism - against at Nicea, but wavered before and after.
Eusibius of Caesarea
1st century personalities
Clement of Rome
Ignatius
2nd century personalities
Polycarp
Justin Martyr
Irenaeus
Papias
2nd/3rd century personalities
Clement of Alexandria
Origen of Alexandria
3rd century personalities
Cyprian
Tertullian
3rd/4th centruy personalities
Eusibius of Caeserea
Constantine
Year Origen began writing
215
Origen's writings include
Against Celsus
On First Principles - first Systematic Theology
Hexapla - six versions of OT
Clement of Alexandria's writings
"Shepherd of the Tender Youth"
"Exortation to the Pagans"
"What Kind of Rich Person Can Be Saved?"
Origen century
Late 2nd/Early 3rd
Clement of Alexandria's century
Late 2nd/Early 3rd
Irenaeus' Writings
"Demonstration of Apostolic Faith"
"Against Heresies"
Irenaeus' Century
2nd
Justin Martyr's Writings
"Dialogue with Trypho"
Justin Martyr's Century
2nd
Polycarp's Century
2nd
Papia's Century
2nd
Clement of Rome's Writings
Epistle to the Corinthians
(Appeals to simple form of apostolic succession)
Appeal within "Epistle to the Corinthians"
Clement of Rome appeals to a simple form of apostolic succession.
Clement of Rome's Century
1st
Ignatius' Writings
Letter to the Trallians
Letter to the Romans
Ignatius' Century
1st
Eusebius was bishop of
Caesarea in Syria
Eusebius' Writings
"Ecclisiastical History"
Eusebius' Century
3rd/4th
Cyprian's Century
3rd
Tertullian's Writings
"Perscription Against The Heretics"
"Against Praxeas"
Tertullian's Century
3rd
Origen from
Alexandria
Irenaeus from
Lyons, in southern Gaul (France)
Justin Martyr from
Rome
Polycarp from
Symrna
Papias from
Hierapolis in Phrygia
Heirapolis is in
Phrygia
City in Phrgia where Papias was bishop
Hieropolis
Ignatius was from
Antioch, Syria
Cyprian was from
Carthage, in N. Africa
Tertullian was from
Carthage, in N. Africa
Tertullian was/was not a bishop
was not a bishop
Cyprian, the bishop, admired ___________, the teacher/apologist
Tertullian
Catechetical School in Alexandria
Clement of Alexandria
Founded Christian School In Rome
Justin Martyr
Founded School of Christian Philosopy in Alexandria
Origen of Alexandria
Clement of Alexandria's succesor
Origen of Alexandria