Clement of Alexandria: The Exhortation to the Greeks. The by Clement of Alexandria, G. W. Butterworth

By Clement of Alexandria, G. W. Butterworth

Clement of Alexandria, recognized Father of the Church, is understood mainly from his personal works. He was once born, possibly at Athens, approximately a hundred and fifty CE, son of non-Christian mom and dad; he switched over to Christianity most likely in early manhood. He turned a presbyter within the Church at Alexandria and there succeeded Pantaenus within the catechetical university; his scholars incorporated Origen and Bishop Alexander. He could have left Alexandria in 202, used to be identified at Antioch, was once alive in 211, and was once useless ahead of 220. This quantity includes Clement's Exhortation to the Greeks to renounce gods for God and Christ; "Who Is the guy who's Saved?" (an exposition of Mark 10:17–31, about the wealthy man's salvation); and an exhortation To the Newly Baptized. Clement was once an eclectic thinker of a neo-Platonic style who later stumbled on a brand new philosophy in Christianity, and studied not just the Bible however the ideals of Christian heretics.

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