The Life, Apologetic, and Polemic Impact of Hippolytus of Rome

This paper explores the life, apologetic, and polemic impact of Hippolytus of Rome, reviewing his historical impact and considering how his approach applies today. It highlights his background, ideological perspective, and selections from Hippolytus’ main extant apologetic work, The Refutation of All Heresies. Looking at his historical context suggests he acted at a critical time … Read more