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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Justin Martyr
In Justin thought and expression are antithetic, and this lends a certain incoherence to the theory; the relation established between the integral Word, i.e.
Justin's chief reproach to the philosophers is their mutual divisions; he attributes this to the pride of the heads of sects and the servile acquiesence of their adherents; he also says a little later on (vi): "I care neither for Plato nor for
Justin's dependence on St. John is indisputably established by the facts which he takes from Him (I Apol., lxi, 4, 5; Dial., lxix, lxxxviii), still more by the very striking similarity in vocabulary and doctrine.
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  Justin Martyr - LoveToKnow 1911
He then draws a positive demonstration of the truth of his religion from the effects of the new faith, and especially from the excellence of its moral teaching, and concludes with a comparison of Christian and Pagan doctrines, in which the latter are set down with naïve confidence as the work of demons.
It must not, however, be forgotten that Justin is here speaking as the apologist of Christianity to an educated Pagan public, on whose philosophical view of life he had to base his arguments, and from whom he could not expect an intimate comprehension of the religious position of Christians.
Justin is a most valuable authority for the life of the Christian Church in the middle of the 2nd century.
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 Saint Justin Martyr | Biography | Online Writings | Apology | Martyrdom | Apologist -Welcome to The Crossroads ...
As Justin investigated the matter, his realized that he had found the wisdom that he had been searching for all of his life.
Justin Martyr became one of the most influential teachers of the 2nd century.
A rival philosopher turned Justin in to the authorities for his Christian faith, and Justin was martyred around the year 165 AD.
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  Justin Martyr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Justin Martyr (Justin the Martyr, also known as Justin of Caesarea) (100 165) was an early Christian apologist.
Justin had, like others, the idea that the Greek philosophers had derived, if not borrowed, the most essential elements of truth found in their teaching from the Old Testament.
Justin's self-perception of himself was that of a scholar, although his skills in Hebrew were either non-existent or minimal.
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 Brainboost - how did Justin Martyr die   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Justin Martyr (died 165 AD) testified that the churches of his day met on Sundays and “read the memoirs of the apostles or the writings of the prophets” (Apology -, I, 67).
Notice the testimony of Justin Martyr (died, AD 165), one of the leaders of the Christian Church in the early centuries:..
Justin Martyr: died 110/114 - 165 Dialogue with Trypho - ch..
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 Our Patron, St. Justin Martyr
Justin was born in the early part of the second century into a pagan family in the Near-Eastern Graeco-Roman city of Flavia Neapolis (Nablus).
Justin indeed may be hailed as the first Christian philosopher who discovered in the teachings of Christ through the Catholic Church the fulfillment of classical culture and intellectual longing - the "true philosophy" as it were.
Thus out of the seminal thought of St. Justin Martyr grew the original grand synthesis of secular and sacred learning, from Clement of Alexandria to St. Thomas Aquinas, which is the foundation of Catholic civilization and the path to the being and mind of God.
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 Justin Martyr: Defender for the Church
Justin was one of the church's earliest apologists or defenders.
He took Justin to the Hebrew prophets who were before the philosophers, he said, and who spoke "as reliable witnesses of the truth."{6} They prophesied of the coming of Christ, and their prophecies were fulfilled in Jesus.
Justin said that afterward "my spirit was immediately set on fire, and an affection for the prophets, and for those who are friends of Christ, took hold of me; while pondering on his words, I discovered that his was the only sure and useful philosophy.
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 The Ecole Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Justin Martyr (d c 165 CE) was a Christian Apologist and Martyr.
According to Justin, Christianity filled the highest aspirations of Platonic philosophy and was, therefore, the "true philosophy." During the reign of Antoninus Pius (131-161) he taught in Rome, influencing Tatian and Irenaeus.
Justin, a central figure in the history of second century Christian thought, suffered martyrdom early in the reign of Marcus Aurelius under Junius Rusticus (prefect 162-168).
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 Justin Martyr (c.100 - c.165)
Justin used allegory extensively in his writings, but it was the Palestinian allegory of the Rabbis rather than the Alexandrian allegory of Philo.
Charles H. Cosgrove, "Justin Martyr and the Emerging Christian Canon: Observations on the Purpose and Destination of the Dialogue with Trypho," Vigiliae Christianae 36.3 (1982): 209-232.
Skarsaune, "The Conversion of Justin Martyr," Studia Theologica, Vol.
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 Justin Martyr
Justin Martyr, one of the earliest and ablest Christian apologists, was born about 100 at Flavia Neapolis (ancient Sichem) now Nablus, in Samaria.
Eusebius concludes somewhat hastily, from the statement of Justin and his disciple Tatian, that the accusation of Justin before the authorities, which led to his death, was due to Crescentius.
And from this it is clear that though, as a theologian, Justin wished to go his own way, as a believing Christian he was ready to make his standpoint that of the Church and its baptismal confession of faith.
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 Justin Martyr
Justin applies John 3:3,4 to baptism which he teaches is in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Justin claims that “God, wishing men and angels to follow His will, resolved to create them free to do righteousness; possessing reason.” He then goes on to claim that God’s punishment of them is not because He created them to sin, but “all who wish for it can obtain the mercy of God” (Dial.
Divorce: Justin declared boldly to the Roman emperor the Lord’s condemnation of divorce and remarriage.
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 BRILL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Justin Martyr, a second-century Gentile Christian apologist, was active in the Christian-Jewish propaganda war to convert each other and the pagans.
Justin's background, sources, and thought, and his place in the inter-religious propaganda war, are discussed, as are the irreconcilable views of Jesus and Paul on the Pentateuch and the Gentiles.
Justin Martyr and the Jews considers the place of Paul and Justin's teachings in today's Christian-Jewish dialogue about the roots of early Christian Antisemitism, showing that the presuppositions of Paul and Justin must be abandoned if Christians and Jews today are to reach true understanding.
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 Justin Martyr
Justin Martyr, a second-century "Apologist", was one of the three pro-philosophcial Fathers.
Justin decided he was not going to satisfy his soul that way.
For Justin, therefore, to make human souls naturally immortal and immaterial is to tread dangerously close to polytheism; it is to endow souls with the mark of divinity.
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 Justin Martyr - Theopedia
Justin Martyr (circa 114-165), born in modern day Palestine, was an early Christian apologist and martyr.
According to Justin, Christianity filled the highest aspirations of Platonic philosophy and was, therefore, the "true philosophy." During the reign of Antoninus Pius (131-161) he taught in Rome, influencing Tatian and Irenaeus.
Justin, a central figure in the history of second century Christian thought, suffered martyrdom early in the reign of Marcus Aurelius under Junius Rusticus (prefect 162-168)." The Ecole Glossary
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 Justin Martyr - OrthodoxWiki
The holy, glorious, right-victorious martyr Justin the Philosopher (also Justin Martyr) was one of the earliest apologists for the Christian faith.
The dates of Justin Martyr's birth and death are not known.
Justin's martyrdom appears to be the result of his bettering the Cynic philosopher Crescens in debates in Rome.
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 Justin Martyr at Scroll Publishing Co.
After becoming a Christian, Justin continued to wear his philosopher's robe to symbolize that he had found the one true philosophy.
Choosing to die rather than to renounce Christ, Justin was executed in about 165 A.D. After his death, he became known as Justin the Martyr, or simply Justin Martyr.
Justin's grasp of the Bible is almost unbelievable.
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 Justin Martyr
Justin was born around 100 (both his birth and death dates are approximate) at Flavia Neapolis (ancient Shechem, modern Nablus) in Samaria (the middle portion of Israel, between Galilee and Judea) of pagan Greek parents.
While at Ephesus, he was impressed by the steadfastness of the Christian martyrs, and by the personality of an aged Christian man whom he met by chance while walking on the seashore.
Justin would quote a passage from the Septuagint (LXX), the standard Greek translation of the Jewish Scriptures, and Trypho would reply, "That is not an accurate translation of the Hebrew.
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 Justin Martyr  |  Study Archive @ PreteristArchive.com - The Internet's Only Unbiased Look at Preterism
It is the mission of Justin to be a star in the West, leading its Wise Men to the cradle of Bethlehem.
The writings of Justin are deficient in charms of style; and, for us, there is something the reverse of attractive in the forms of thought which he had learned from the philosophers.
Justin Martyr was born in Flavia Neapolis, a city of Samaria, the modern Nablous.
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 Justin Martyr Saint or Apostate and Sinner?
Justin Martyr describes the liturgical worship of the Church, centered on the Eucharist" (A Timeline of Church History: Tracing the birth and continuity of the Orthodox Church from Pentecost to present, 3rd edition printed in Canada.
Since Justin Martyr was in Ephesus during the time of Polycarp and did not observe these things, this demonstrates that he was NOT in the Church that John, Philip, Polycarp, Melito, and others were leaders of.
Justin Martyr was a philosopher, wore the clothing of a philosopher, and was publicly identified as a philosopher (Dialogue.
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 Christian History - Justin Martyr - 131 Christians Everyone Should Know
When Justin was arrested for his faith in Rome, the prefect asked him to denounce his faith by making a sacrifice to the gods.
Justin was born in the Roman city of Flavia Neapolis (ancient Shechem in Samaria).
Justin argued that Christians are, in fact, the emperor's "best helpers and allies in securing good order, convinced as we are that no wicked man...
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 St. Justin
Justin afterwards committed to writing this dialogue with Tryphon, which work is a simple narrative of a familiar unstudied conversation.
Justin testifies11 that the miraculous gifts of the Holy Ghost, of curing the sick, and casting out devils in the name of Christ, were then frequent in the church.
The martyrs were forthwith led to the place where criminals were executed, and there, amidst the praises and thanksgivings which they did not cease to pour forth to God, were first scourged, and afterwards beheaded.
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 from jesus to christ: the first christians: kingdoms in conflict
Justin himself was actually born in Palestine in the city Flavia Neapolis.
By the year 150 Justin Martyr is living in Rome and actually has his own philosophical school in the city of Rome.
Justin Martyr the apologist is faced with this problem as well.
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 Justin Martyr, Saint - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
JUSTIN MARTYR, SAINT [Justin Martyr, Saint] c.AD 100-c.AD 165, Christian apologist, called also Justin the Philosopher.
Born in Samaria of pagan parents, he studied philosophy, and after his conversion in Ephesus to Christianity at about the age of 38, he went from place to place trying to convert men of learning by philosophical argument.
Martyrdom Of Polycarp And Justin Martyr: The Epistle Of Polycarp To The Philippians
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 The Development of the Canon of the New Testament - Justin Martyr
Justin Martyr was one of the most important of the Greek philosopher-Apologists in the early church, whose writings represent the first positive encounter of Christian revelation with Greek philosophy and laid the basis for a theology of history.
Justin Martyr and the Gospel according to Matthew
Justin Martyr and the Gospel according to Luke
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 Justin Martyr, Philosopher, Apologist, and Martyr
Justin was born around 100 (both his birth and death dates are approximate) at Flavia Neapolis (ancient Shechem, modern Nablus) in Samaria (the middle portion of Israel, between Galilee and Judea) of pagan Greek parents.
While at Ephesus, he was impressed by the steadfastness of the Christian martyrs, and by the personality of an aged Christian man whom he met by chance while walking on the seashore.
Justin would quote a passage from the Septuagint (LXX), the standard Greek translation of the Jewish Scriptures, and Trypho would reply, "That is not an accurate translation of the Hebrew.
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 Apologetics Press - Justin Martyr: An Apologetic Hero
Justin’s name is known and his story is repeated because of his literary deposits to history.
First, Justin’s apology centers on the belief that man is a rational being and that Christianity is a sensible religion.
Second, Justin compared the behavior of Christians to that of the average Roman.
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