Epicureans (Ep´i-kyoo-ree´uhnz)

Followers of the philosopher Epicurus (342–270 BCE); they held that sense perception was the only basis for knowledge. Epicureans discussed Paul’s religious beliefs with him in Athens (Acts 17:18).

Acts 17:18

18Also some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers debated with him. Some said, “What does this babbler want to say?” Others said, “He seems to be a proclaimer of for ... View more

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