The case against the pagans by Arnobius of Sicca

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  • Apologetics -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600

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StatementArnobius of Sicca ; newly translated and annotated by George E. McCracken
SeriesAncient Christian writers -- v. 7-8, Ancient Christian writers -- no. 7-8
ContributionsMcCracken, George Englert, 1904-
LC ClassificationsBR65.A413 A3513 1949
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Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL14636799M
LC Control Number78062458

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Arnobius was supposedly converted to Christianity through a dream (Arnobius tells us of his conversion in Against the Pagans I), and wrote the present treatise, Against the Pagans, against his former religious beliefs in an attempt to convince the sceptical bishop of Sicca of his new found faith (Jerome, On Illustrious Men LXXIX; LXXXIII).

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