Free Online Bible Library | Ammonius Saccas

We also have classes for: provides a comprehensive biblical education from world-class professors
to encourage spiritual growth in the church, for free.

Would you do us the favor of answering this two question poll so we can know how to serve you better? You will also be given the opportunity to join our team tasked with how to make better. Thank you.  --Bill Mounce


Ammonius Saccas

c.174-c.242. Philosopher and teacher. Thought originally to have been a porter, he taught rhetoric and an eclectic and esoteric form of Platonism at Alexandria. His pupils included Origen, Plotinus the famous Neoplatonist, and a pagan Origen. The pagan biographer Porphyry claimed that learning made Ammonius reject his Christian upbringing for traditional paganism and that he left no writings. Eusebius is regarded as mistaken in his counterclaim that Ammonius was consistently a Christian philosopher and left such writings as On the Agreement of Moses and Jesus. His theories on Providence, the soul, and the cosmos echo the Christian Origen.

Biblical Training

The BiblicalTraining app gives you access to 2,100 hours of instruction (129 classes and seminars). Stream the classes, or download and listen to them offline. Share classes via social media, email, and more.