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Theophilus


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(later 2nd cent.),

Bp. of Antioch and Apologist. The purpose of his ‘Apology’ was to set before the pagan world the Christian idea of God and the superiority of the doctrine of Creation over the immoral myths of the Olympian religion. He was the first theologian to use the word ‘Triad’ of the Godhead.

Subjects: Christianity.


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