Archive E.J. Hutchinson Early Church Fathers Nota Bene

Tatian’s Conversion by the Word

Tatian, a second-century Assyrian Christian and pupil of Justin Martyr before becoming an Encratitic rigorist, is known for his Oratio ad Graecos (“Address to the Greeks”), an early Christian apology, as well as his (now lost) Diatesseron, a harmony of the four Gospels. In the Oratio, Tatian gives an account of his conversion and provides us with another […]