The Bold Witness of Justin Martyr

The Bold Witness of Justin Martyr

Justin Martyr (commemorated as Saint Justin the Philosopher on June 1st in the Orthodox Church) is one of the most famous martyrs and early fathers of the Church. Saint Justin was born near the ancient well of Jacob, “where Jesus had promised the Samaritan woman the living water that slakes thirst forever and leaps up […]

Greek Philosophy and Orthodoxy

Greek Philosophy and Orthodoxy

As I was reading through one of my Church history texts for the Saint Stephen’s program (A History of the Christian Church by Williston Walker, etc.), I found several wonderful summaries of key philosophical “movements” that predated the Advent of Christ and also helped to play a significant role in the way the Church would […]