Quote by: Athenagoras of Athens

With reason did the Athenians adjudge guilty of atheism, in that he not only divulged the Orphic doctrine, and published the mysteries of Eleusis and of the Cabiri, and chopped up the wooden statue of Hercules to boil his turnips, but openly declared that there were no gods at all.

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  • NameAthenagoras of Athens
  • DescriptionFather of the Church
  • Born133
  • Died190
  • CountryRoman Greece
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Theologian; Writer