When the Apostle Paul preached in Athens, he probably had no idea who was in his audience, but when he finished preaching, “…some men joined him and believed, among whom also were Dionysius the Areopagite…” (Acts 17:34).
Dionysius was an important man in Athens. He was a member of the Areopagus, which was essentially the Athens Supreme Court.
There is a legend concerning this Dionysius, a backstory, that may or may not be true, but as my friend George Grant says, most legend is rooted in some fact. So, here’s how this legend goes.Continue reading “The Backstory To Paul’s Athens Visit”