Contents: Jorg Ulrich/Anders-Christian Jacobsen/Maijastina Kahlos: Preface - Anders-Christian Jacobsen: Apologetics and Apologies - Some Definitions - John Eugene Fojtik: Tatian the Barbarian: Language, Education and Identity in the Oratio ad Graecos - Tobias Georges: Occultum and manifestum: Some Remarks on Tertullian's Apologeticum - Jakob Engberg: From among You are We. Made, not Born are Christians : Apologists' Accounts on Conversion before 310 AD - Maijastina Kahlos: The Rhetoric of Tolerance and Intolerance: From Lactantius to Firmicus Maternus - Markus Mertaniemi: Acerrimus inimicus: Porphyry in Christian Apologetics - Jorg Ulrich: The Reception of Greek Christian Apologetics in Theodoretus' Graecarum affectionum curatio.
The Editors: Jorg Ulrich is Professor of Early Church History in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany). Anders-Christian Jacobsen is Professor of Systematic Theology in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Aarhus (Denmark). Maijastina Kahlos is Adjunct Professor and Academy Research Fellow in the Department of Classical Philology at the University of Helsinki (Finland).