Tertullian's Homily on Baptism

Tertullian's Homily on Baptism

by Ernest Evans

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Overview

Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus was born at Carthage of heathen parentage probably about AD 160. Shortly after 190 he became a Christian. As a man of excellent education and a ready writer in both Greek and Latin, a practicing barrister also, skillful in the presentation of a case, he began at once to write in defense of the faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498295789
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/11/2016
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus was born at Carthage of heathen parentage probably about AD 160. Shortly after 190 he became a Christian. As a man of excellent education and a ready writer in both Greek and Latin, a practicing barrister also, skillful in the presentation of a case, he began at once to write in defense of the faith.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Tertullian's Works ix

The Contents of the Treatise xii

The Previous History of Baptism xvii

Tertullian's Baptism Service xxiii

Tertullian's Doctrine of Baptism xxix

The Influence of Tertullian's Work xxxiii

The Text of the Treatise xxxvi

A note on the word Sacramentum xxxviii

Latin Text and English Version 4

Notes and Commentary 45

Index of Scriptural References 111

Index Verborum Latinorum 113

Index Locorum 117

Index of Proper Names 121

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