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Most Christians have heard about the twelve ragtag followers Jesus picked out to be his disciples. But many don’t know about those he saved in the subsequent centuries. In this fifth installment of our class, Lenny looks at two key figures who both had a tremendous impact in shaping Christian thought. Athanasius was a staunch defender of the Trinity, even though he faced decades of resistance and persecution. Augustine went from a carnal pagan to a cultist to one of the most influential thinkers in all Christendom—one whose arguments even shut down the New Atheists today.
About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series
The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.
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