Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 12:50 PM
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Course: Building Systematic Theology (eBST)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-4
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Patristic Theology

Theology during the period of 150-600 A.D.

Premise

In a syllogism, this is one of the first statements that lead to a conclusion. For example, in the following syllogism, "1. All men are mortal. 2. Socrates is a man. Conclusion: Socrates is mortal.", the two premises are "All men are mortal" and "Socrates is a man."

Proposition

A meaningful sentence that declares something which can be evaluated either as true or as false.