Dialogue with Trypho by Justin MartyrOriginally published fifty years ago, this is a revised edition of Thomas Falls translation of Justin Martyrs Dialogue . Written during the 1st century AD it comprises one of the earliest conversion accounts in Christianity, in which Justin recounts his conversion from Judaism to a Hellenised Jew. Justins evidence for the divinity of Christ is the Old Testament. Thomas Haltons new, brief introduction outlines the significance of the text for Christian history.
Dialogue with Trypho
And I in turn having addressed him, said, "What is there important? It is good, moreover, for both, if either the one or the other be benefited. On this account, therefore, whenver I see any one in such costume, I gladly approach him, and now, for the same reason, have I willingly accosted you; and these accompany me, in the expectation of hearing for themselves something profitable from you. Then he told me frankly both his name and his family. And do not questions continually arise to them about His unity and providence?
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Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Justin Martyr, what is known of him? Trypho the Jew xxiv V. Bibliography xli Translation and Notes In such illustrations I have not used the Apocrypha or the Pseudepigraphic writings, partly because these are now readily accessible to the English reader in the Oxford Corpus , and partly because Justin himself appears to have neglected all such books. The Jews with whom he disputed were evidently Palestinians, accustomed to the Hebrew Canon only, and to the argu- ments of those Jews who carried on the traditions of the Pharisees. It is therefore to the writings of these that we must look for illustrations.
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