Justin and the Apologists

Authored by: Oskar Skarsaune

The Routledge Companion to Early Christian Thought

Print publication date:  December  2009
Online publication date:  December  2009

Print ISBN: 9780415442251
eBook ISBN: 9780203864517
Adobe ISBN: 9781135193430

10.4324/9780203864517.ch7

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Abstract

The term apologists – used in order to single out a distinct group of Christian authors of the second century – is of modern provenance. J. C. Th. von Otto was the first to use it as a term for the authors of a specific set of second-century works.1 If we leave out those authors from whom only a few fragments are extant, von Otto’s “apologists” comprise the following listed with the titles of their apologetic works, and approximate dates:

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