St. Hilary of Poitiers

St. Hilary of Poitiers

Hilary of Poitiers was a bishop of Poitiers in Gaul, now France, who lived in the 4th century.  He was very influential in defending Church teaching against the Arian heresy that was very popular and influential at this time, he was called the Hammer of the Arians.  He is also a Doctor of the Church, a very influential Christian theologian, more about who they are later.

 

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