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Arnobius Of Sicca V1, The Case Against The Pagans

Introduction, Books One-Three

by George E. McCracken

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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Number of Pages380
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ISBN 101432561103
ISBN 109781432561109

For a general introduction to Arnobius and Against the Pagans, please see the commentary on I In the second book of his Against the Pagans, Arnobius critiques the assertion that the educated are superiorly wise (in II he speaks of certain “men till now unheard of,” who may be Neoplatonist philosophers, that Arnobius claims discuss the immortality of the soul, and have “an. Arnobius of Sicca (died c. ) was an Early Christian apologist, during the reign of Diocletian (–). [1] According to Jerome's Chronicle, Arnobius, before his conversion, was a distinguished Numidian rhetorician at Sicca Veneria (El Kef, Tunisia), a major Christian center in Proconsular Africa, and owed his conversion to a premonitory dream.. Arnobius writes dismissively of dreams in.

Arnobius of Sicca, Vol. 1. Home; Catalogs; About; Contact; Publisher's Greeting; E-Books; New Releases; Best Sellers; Our Books; Search / Advanced Search; Items:? Cart; Account / Register / Logout / Login; Book Categories ORDO - Print Version. Printed ORDO; ORDO - eBook Version. eBook Ordo The Case Against the Pagans. For a general introduction to Arnobius and Against the Pagans, please see the commentary on I In this extract, Arnobius draws upon a curious story told to differing degrees by various Roman authors, in order to critique the history of the Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus, and in turn question the integrity of the Roman people in relation to the pride that they hold in their supposedly great.

Arnobius of Sicca, Vol. 2: The Case Against the Pagans 33 copies The seven books of Arnobius Adversus Gentes 6 copies Fathers of the Church: Tertullian, Cyprian, Arnobius, Lactanius, Ambrose, 3 . For a general introduction to Arnobius and Against the Pagans, please see the commentary on I In this present passage, from near the end of the treatise, Arnobius questions the reality of the pagan gods by arguing that Roman success in battle ought to be attributed to the latter’s military skill and might rather than to the support of the gods.


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Start by marking “The Case Against the Pagans, Vol. 1” as Want to Read/5(4). Against the Pagans was composed in response to Diocletian's persecution of Christians, and was a rebuttal to Pagan arguments why the persecution was justifiable.

The book we have shows little sign of having been revised by a Christian bishop and is all the better for giving an unvarnished view of the opinions of an enthusiastic recent : Arnobius of Sicca.

Arnobius, of Sicca. Case against the pagans. Westminster, Md., Newman Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arnobius, of Sicca. Pagan slanders of the Christians refuted -- Book 2. Attack on philosophy: the mortality of the soul -- Book 3.

Pagan Gods are really anthropomorphic -- v. Book 4. Genre/Form: Early works History Early works Arnobius Of Sicca V1 Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arnobius, of Sicca. Case against the pagans. New York, N.Y.: Newman. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes.

Contents: v. Introduction, Books v Books Arnobius of Sicca, The Case against the Pagans, Newly Trans-lated and Annotated by George E. McCracken (Ancient Christian Writers, vols. 7/8). Westminster, Maryland, The Newman Press, pp. $ The Adversus Nationes of Arnobius, though for a long time already ack-nowledged as one of the most important sources for our knowledge of.

Information on Arnobius of Sicca. Claudio Moreschini writes, "The work Against the Pagans (Adversus nationes) was written under Diocletian.

More precisely, since reference is made () to some specific measures such as the destruction of churches and the sacred books, it was written during the persecution, between and More editions of Ancient Christian Writers - The Works Of The Fathers In Translation - Arnobius Of Sicca: The Case Against The Pagans: Ancient Christian Writers - The Works Of The Fathers In Translation - Arnobius Of Sicca: The Case Against The Pagans: ISBN () Softcover, Quasten Press, Against the Pagans was composed in response to Diocletian's persecution of Christians, and was a rebuttal to Pagan arguments as to why the persecution was justifiable.

Arnobius, "a practitioner of the coarse and turgid style that is called African", [9] is a vigorous apologist for the Christian faith, more earnest in his defence of Christianity than perfectly orthodox in his : c.

Dr. George E. McCracken, of Drake University, in his recent Arnobius of Sicca—the Case Against the Pagans (), calls it “in many ways the most remarkable patristic document now extant,” 1 although it was long neglected and many attempts were made to discredit it.

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Arnobius of Sicca, in North Africa, was a Christian convert writing in the time of the Emperor Diocletian in the third and early fourth century AD.

His most famous work, Against the Pagans, was written shortly after his conversion ( ), and is a brilliant defence of his new religion using arguments taken from the cream of pagan learning. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of George E McCracken books online.

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Arnobius of Sicca, the Case Against the Pagans, V1. George E McCracken. 27 Oct The work is divided into seven books, the first two of which Arnobius defends Christianity against the charges of the pagans, who claimed that since the spread of Christianity the gods have avenged themselves upon the world by sending various calamities upon it such as famine and plague: Book Two deals with those who have maligned Christ and His followers.

In the present extract from book I of Against the Pagans, we find one of the key concerns of Arnobius. It was commonly believed that Roman religion protected against natural disasters, and one of the criticisms that pagans launched against Christianity was that it was because of this new (in relation to the more established religious heritage Rome believed itself to have) and illegitimate superstition, causing some.

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between the two apologists Arnobius of Sicca and Lactantius.1 Polemical fervor characterizes the seven books of Arnobius' Adversus nationes.

There is little effort to appreciate the merits of literary form in pagan literature, to find the truth hidden in error, or to assume .Buy a cheap copy of Arnobius of Sicca, Vol. 1: The Case book by Arnobius of Sicca. This is in many ways the most remarkable patristic document now extant, the last surviving apology composed before the end of the persecutions.

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