Category Archives: Tertullian

(c. 160-c. 220)

from To the Martyrs
from The Crown of Martyrdom

  Tertullian, born a Roman citizen at or near Carthage, was originally a pagan, the son of a Roman centurion. He was educated in rhetoric and law, the standard education of a well-to-do Roman, and converted to Christianity before the … Continue reading

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