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Apology of Quadratus
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The earliest known Christian apologetic writing (ca. ad 117–125), from the hand of church father Quadratus. While never included in a canon list, Apology of Quadratus is an important source for understanding the significance of eyewitness testimony to Jesus and His miracles in the early church. The remaining fragments of Apology of Quadratus are included in some modern volumes of the Apostolic Fathers.
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Apology of Quadratus
Quadratus, Apology of The earliest known Christian apologetic writing (ca. ad 117–125), from the hand of church father Quadratus. While never included in a canon list, Apology of Quadratus is an important source for understanding the significance of eyewitness testimony to Jesus and His miracles in the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Quadratus, Apology of
QUADRATUS*, APOLOGY OF An early Christian apology was written by Quadratus (c. ad 125) to the emperor Hadrian as a defense of Christianity. The only surviving fragment is found in the writings of Eusebius, where these words are credited to Quadratus:But the works of our Savior were always present (for
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Quadratus, Apology of
Quadratus, Apology of kwahd’ruh-tuhs (Kodratos). One of the earliest Christian apologies. It was presented to Emperor Hadrian at a time when Christians were being persecuted, possibly in Asia Minor in A.D. 123–124 or 129 (or in Athens in 125 or 128–129). The only part of the text preserved is a brief