patristic philosophy

noun

: the philosophy developed by the fathers of the Christian church divided with reference to the Nicene Council in a.d. 325 into the ante-Nicene period during which it took the form of defenses of the Christian faith and the post-Nicene period up to St. Augustine with whom it culminates

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“Patristic philosophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patristic%20philosophy. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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