though Tertullian gives the oldest extant use of the terminology as later incorporated into the Nicene Creed at the 2nd Ecumenical Council, the First Council of Constantinople in 381 AD, or as the Athanasian Creed, or both.Other Latin formulations that first appear in his work are "three persons, one substance" as the Latin "tres personae, una substantia", ('consubstantial', in English), itself from the Koine Greek "treis hypostases, homoousios").VISIT THE 92.3 THE FAN HOMEPAGE Cleveland sports fans have a bold choice for news and information about their favorite sports teams.
Station Bio- WTOG-TV first began operations on November 4, 1968, broadcasting on UHF channel 44.(Tertullianus was misidentified only much later with the Christian Tertullian by church historians.) His conversion to Christianity perhaps took place about 197–198 (cf.Adolf Harnack, Bonwetsch, and others), but its immediate antecedents are unknown except as they are conjectured from his writings.The event must have been sudden and decisive, transforming at once his own personality.
He said of himself that he could not imagine a truly Christian life without such a conscious breach, a radical act of conversion: "Christians are made, not born" (Apol., xviii).
He is perhaps most famous for being the first writer in Latin known to use the term trinity (Latin: trinitas).