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By David K. Bernard

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ISBN-13: 9781567220360

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In the beginning the Word was God Himself, God’s mind, God’s reason inherent within Him. They deviated from Scripture by saying that before creation the Word came out of God as a second person begotten by God. This belief contains another contrast to modern trinitarianism, which teaches that the divine persons are coeternal and that the term “begotten” refers to an eternal, ongoing process and relationship between the Father and the Son. Obviously, the Apologists did not think their second person was coeternal with the Father.

Like the writers of the Post-Apostolic Age, the Greek Apologists proclaimed that there is one God, not the many gods of the pagans. In contrast to Greek and Roman polytheism, they affirmed monotheism. The doctrine of the Logos. Nevertheless, in this age we find a compromise of the pure monotheism of the Bible, particularly with the Apologists’ doctrine of the Logos. Logos is a Greek term translated as “Word,” and it represented a very popular Greek philosophical concept during this time. To the Greeks, the Logos was the reason of God or the reason by which the universe was sustained.

Hippolytus was a rival to the bishop of Rome. He was defeated in his efforts to attain that position, so he set up a schismat64 The Old Catholic Age ic church in opposition to Callistus, the recognized bishop. Interestingly, the Roman Catholic Church considers Callistus a pope and Hippolytus an antipope, yet because of his doctrinal teaching it has made Hippolytus a saint. Tertullian became a member of the Montanists, whom the church of his day rejected as heretics and excommunicated. Cyprian led the opposition to Stephen, bishop of Rome, on the subject of baptism performed by heretics, holding that it was never valid.

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