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  • St. Justin Martyr: He Considered Christianity the "True Philosophy"

    03/21/2007 7:55:03 PM PDT · by ELS · 8 replies · 653+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | March 21, 2007 | Benedict XVI
    On St. Justin Martyr He Considered Christianity the "True Philosophy" VATICAN CITY, MARCH 21, 2007 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave at the general audience today in St. Peter's Square. The reflection focused on St. Justin Martyr. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, With these catecheses we are reflecting on the great figures of the early Church. Today, we will talk about St. Justin, philosopher and martyr, the most important among the apologist fathers of the second century. The term "apologist" refers to those ancient Christian writers who wanted to defend the new religion...