Assyrian-born Hellenistic Christian philosopher, first Orthodox, later
1912 Catholic Encyclopedia: (Read with caution)
- Wm. L. Petersen:
A Companion to Second-Century "Heresies",
Antti Marjanen and Petri Luomanen,
(Leiden: Brill, 2005), p. 125. Pro-Tatian; read with caution.
- WORKS: (Read with extreme caution)
Address to the
Styling himself a "barbarian philosopher", the young (Orthodox) Tatian
ferociously attacks nearly all aspects of Hellenistic civilization as
or fraudulent. Ryland translation.
An attempt to combine passages of all four
Gospels into a single narrative. This was long the standard
New Testament of the Syrian Church, and was used by
many Orthodox saints, but was eventually rejected by
the Church in favour of the original Gospels.
Emphasis is on Tatian's later heresies.
READ WITH EXTREME CAUTION.
Ryland translation. --- NA
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