Justin Martyr

@article{Parvis2020JustinM,
  title={Justin Martyr},
  author={P. M. Parvis},
  journal={The Expository Times},
  year={2020},
  volume={120},
  pages={53 - 61}
}
  • P. Parvis
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • History, Philosophy
  • The Expository Times
Justin is an early Christian figure who is very much of his own time, yet his ideas and intellectual legacy transcend temporal confines. He does not represent just a snapshot of the Christianity of Rome in the mid-second century, but was a courageous figure who challenged the prevailing philosophical systems of his own day with a muscular and robust presentation of Christian thought. Rather Justin, leader of a `schoolchurch' in Rome, is a key figure in the early development of Christianity… 
The Making of a Canon: Impact of the Old Testament Scriptures in the Christian Canon Development
The formation of the Christian canon was not a one day venture. Some scholars maintain it spanned from the first up to about the fourth centuries. This paper has three main parts: the first draws a
Word of God or Witness? Issues in Christian Biblical Hermeneutics
This article gives a historical overview of the main issues and problems facing Christian interpreters of the Bible. The Christian understanding of the Bible is influenced by two main factors. On the
What Led Jesus to be Called the Son of God? An Historical Investigation of how an Appellation of Alexander the Great and of the Roman Emperors came to be used of Jesus.
Abstract of a Master of Letters Degree, Durham University The Reverend Canon William Ernest Lionel Broad M.A., Durham University By 100 CE the principal appellation of Jesus of Nazareth had
Justin Martyr, First Apology VII.1-5
Here in the present extract, Justin elaborates on the issue of judging all Christians purely on the basis of the behaviour, or even just the reputation, of some. Justin begins in VII.1 by posing a