(c. 155 - c. 240)
Roman theologian and writer who was the first Christian writer to use ecclesiastical Latin for his works.
Science Quotes by Tertullian (1 quote)
Scourges, pestilence, famine, earthquakes, and wars are to be regarded as blessings, since they serve to prune away the luxuriant growth of the human race.
In The Timeline Book of Science by George Ochoa and Melinda Corey (1995).