Clement of Alexandria


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Clement of Alexandria

, Saint ad 150?-220?
Greek Christian theologian whose writings incorporate elements of Gnosticism and Platonism.

Clement of Alexandria

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(Biography) Saint. original name Titus Flavius Clemens. ?150–?215 ad, Greek Christian theologian: head of the catechetical school at Alexandria; teacher of Origen. Feast day: Dec 5

Clem′ent of Alexan′dria


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(Titus Flavius Clemens) A.D. c150–c215, Greek Christian theologian and writer.
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Among the authors whose work he considers are Apollodoros, Clement of Alexandria, Herodian, Pausanias, Philodemos, Strabo, and Virgil.
the 28th of August, as Clement of Alexandria said, or on the 19th of April or 14th of May, as Telesphorus bid, or on Dec.
Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, and Tertullian were on board with various apocalyptic speculations, while Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Augustine, and Jerome rejected the hoopla.
Clement of Alexandria, one of the church fathers, says that Zach became a very prominent Christian leader and ended up a pastor of the church in Caesarea.
Its distinct strength is that it combines a thorough survey of Plato and the Platonic tradition on text and image with surveys of Old and New Testaments and various Christian authors (Gnostics, Justin Martyr, Tatian, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Augustine, Dionysius the Areopagite).
Ancient saints such as Justin Martyr and Clement of Alexandria, and the historian Eusebius of Caesarea, established broad horizons for the Church's symbols, believing that "Since their God is the Lord of all history .
Among his topics are Pythagorean and Platonist number systems in the first century, the apogee of Valentinian number symbolism with Marcus "Magnus," the orthodox possibilities of the theology of arithmetic with Clement of Alexandria, and how the early Christian theology of arithmetic shaped neo-Platonism and late antique Christianity.
One of the best examples is the view of private property endorsed not only by popes and bishops but also by scholars without episcopal office, such as Clement of Alexandria and Thomas Aquinas.
Other "gnosticizing" thinkers like Valentinus on the one hand and Clement of Alexandria on the other emerge as importantly different--the difference residing chiefly in their commenting on Jewish and Christian scriptures rather than inventing scriptures of their own, and in working to a degree within existing social groups identified by an open celebration of the Eucharist and respect for the pedigree and status of bishops and priests.
St Clement of Alexandria Church, in Castle Bromwich, had the pounds 13,000 repairs done just in time to beat the worsening weather.
The book also offers a concise exposition of the notion of deification in the early church fathers, Irenaeus of Lyon, Clement of Alexandria, Hippolyms of Rome (2nd-3rd cc.
Clement of Alexandria in Egypt was clean of the world's foremost Christian educational institution from AD 192 to 202.