Athenagoras was a 2nd century Christian apologist in Athens. This is an English translation of his works, Embassy for the Christians and the Resurrection of the Dead. Annotated. The Ancient Christian Writers series features translations of the works of the Fathers.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 193 Vendor: Paulist Press Publication Date: 1955 Dimensions: 5.75 X 8.75 (inches)
These treatises date from the last third of the second century. Athenagoras of Athens belonged to that select group of Christian laymen known as the Apologists, who supported the successors of the Apostles in the ministry of the faith by defending that faith and pleading for a just hearing before the pagan majority and pagan overlords.