Theophilus of Antioch
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Theophilus of Antioch

Apologist and Patriarch of Antioch
Died     181
Honored in     
Roman Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
Canonized     Pre-congregation
Feast     13 October
Bishop of Antioch; wrote Apology addressed to Autolycus; developed the doctrine of Logos beyond any of his predecessors; the first theologian to use the term “triad (tria,j)” for God, His Word, and His Wisdom; opposed Marcion and Hermogenes




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