Against the Galileans by Julian the Apostate


Not many leaders in history write books.  Quite a few don’t read books.  Those that do put pen to paper rarely write anything of more than historical interest.  But even among the small number of scribblings of the powerful that do stand up to scrutiny, Julian the Apostate’s lengthy polemic ‘Against the Galileans’, his critique of the Christianity of his time, is a completely unique document.  There really is nothing to compare it with. Continue reading