Patristic Polemics

Justin Martyr, the Apostolic Father and philosopher, had this to say the Jews in his Dialogue With Trypho. Substitute your favorite theologian who has been grilled by the Truly Orthodox Heresy Hunters, Inc.

“For you swarm and light on sores like flies. For though one should speak ten thousand words well, if there happen to be one little word displeasing to you, because not sufficiently intelligible or accurate, you make no account of the many good words, but lay hold of the little word, and are very zealous in setting it up as something impious and guilty; in order that, when you are judged with the very same judgment by God, you may have a much heavier account to render for your great audacities, whether evil actions, or bad interpretations which you obtain by falsifying the truth. For with what judgment you judge, it is righteous that you be judged withal” (chap. CXV).

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