Is Tertullian considered a Church Father?

Catholic Answers Senior Apologist Jimmy Akin explains why the early Christian Tertullian is considered an ecclesiastical writer rather than a Father of the Church.

Jimmy Akin is an internationally known author and speaker. As the senior apologist at Catholic Answers, he has more than twenty years of experiencing defending and explaining the Faith.

Jimmy is a convert to the Faith and has an extensive background in the Bible, theology, the Church...