Note 022
From Chapter 16 of the Decline & Fall

When Tertullian became a Montanist, he aspersed the morals of the church which he had so resolutely defended.

"Sed majoris est Agape, quia per hanc adolescentes tui cum sororibus dormiunt. Appendices scilicet gulae lascivia et luxuria." De Jejuniis, c. 17.

The 35th canon of the council of Illiberis provides against the scandals which too often polluted the vigils of the church, and disgraced the Christian name in the eyes of unbelievers.

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