Who is Tatianus?June 26, 2021
He is a Christian apologist who lived between 130-176 BC.
Claiming that the Greek philosophers received their wisdom from the Hebrews; According to Tatianus, who stated that Christianity was ancient and superior to the Greeks, based on the evidence developed by Philo and Saint Justinus, the claims of the Greeks that they themselves invented or established science, philosophy and the arts is an unfounded claim.
The Greeks learned all they knew from others, and instead of improving and perfecting the sciences, they misused and misused the sciences. In his theology, Tatianus accepted that the human mind could prove the existence of God a posteriori, starting from the creatures, and despite his criticism of philosophy and philosophers, he contributed to the development of theology. According to him, God is one and the principle of everything that exists. A spiritual reality that cannot be known through the senses, God as pure spirit is cause without cause.