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  • Early Church Fathers such as St. Justin Martyr and Tertullian, following a text then popular, the Book of Enoch, understand these sons of God to be fallen angels whose congress with human women produced a race of giants.

    Why Christians Should Go Ahead and Be Pagan

  • And Tatian was a student of the great Justin Martyr – a philosopher converted to Christianity in Samaria.

    Blind Faith?

  • You are now always and only Justin Martyr to us, the perfect Philosopher Spy.

    You Think He Would Have Asked About This Ahead Of Time!

  • Do I use the whole saint's name (Justin Martyr) or only his Christian name (Justin)?

    You Think He Would Have Asked About This Ahead Of Time!

  • St. Justin Martyr took it further and suggested that the Nephilim, children of these angels, were demons, who St. Justin identified with the Greco-Roman pantheon.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • As for Christianity and Mithraism, both Justin Martyr and Tertullian were so struck by the similarities that they blamed the devil for plagiarizing Christianity and introducing Christian concepts into Mithraism.

    Carry-Over Thread

  • Martyr comes from the Greek root martys — or witness.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Justin Martyr spoke of the seeds of the Word planted in the philosophies of the world and Don Richardson coined the term Redemptive Analogies.

    The Multi-Cultural Team Hernia

  • Remember, Godidiots, that one of the three reasons Christ is seen as a true God and not yet another Pagan God from a stack of Pagan Gods with whom Christ shares many attributes and traditions; according to your church father, Justin Martyr c.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast PM: June 6, 2006

  • Justin Martyr: And your public assemblies I have come to hate.

    A Dark And Hidden God

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