What has Athens to do with Jerusalem What concord is there between the Academy and the Church?
“What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? What concord is there between the Academy and the Church?” He argued that science and philosophy (represented by Athens) cannot lead one to religious faith (represented by Jerusalem). He believed Christian belief to be a matter of the heart rather than the mind.
Was Athens ruled by a king?
Athens did not have a king, it was ruled by the people as a democracy. The people of Athens believed that no one group of people should make the laws and so citizens could choose the government officials, and vote for or against new laws.
What does Tertullian identify as the cause of heresy?
He was an early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy, including contemporary Christian Gnosticism. Tertullian has been called “the father of Latin Christianity” and “the founder of Western theology.”
|Tradition or movement||Trinitarianism|
|Main interests||Soteriology, traducianism|
Is Athens older than Rome?
Athens is seriously old having been founded somewhere between 3000 and 5000 years BC. However Ancient Rome didn’t spring into life until at least a couple of millennia after the heyday of the great early civilisations in Greece and Egypt.