Clement of Alexandria

Clement of Alexandria
biographical name Saint circa 150-between 211 and 215 Titus Flavius Clemens Greek Christian theologian & church father

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Clement of Alexandria — • Fairly lengthy article on his life and writings Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Clement of Alexandria     Clement of Alexandria      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA° — (Titus Flavius Clemens; 150?–?220 C.E.), a Church Father, writing in Greek. He was profoundly influenced by philo in his approach to Scripture, ethics, attitudes toward Jewish history, and metaphysics. Clement certainly knew no Hebrew and relied… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Clement of Alexandria — ( Titus Flavius Clemens) A.D. 150? 215?; Gr. Christian theologian …   English World dictionary

  • Clement of Alexandria — Saint Clement of Alexandria Church Father Born ca. 150 Athens Died ca. 215 217 Cappadocia …   Wikipedia

  • Clement of Alexandria — (c. 150–215)    Saint and Theologian.    Clement is thought to have been born in Athens. In 190 he became head of the Catechetical School in Alexandria, but was forced to flee from persecution in 202. His surviving works include the Protrepticos …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA — (150 215 A.D.)    Greek CHRISTIAN PLATONIST whose works helped create ALEXANDRIAN THEOLOGY. He emphasized the idea that in CHRIST the LOGOS of the UNIVERSE was INCARNATE. He attempted to reconcile Greek PHILOSOPHY with the CHRISTIAN RELIGION by… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Clement of Alexandria — Clem′ent of Alexan′dria n. big (Titus Flavius Clemens) a.d. c150–c215, Greek Christian theologian and writer …   From formal English to slang

  • Clement of Alexandria — A.D. c150 c215, Greek Christian theologian and writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Clement of Alexandria — noun (Titus Flavius Clemens), c. AD 150–c. 215, Greek Christian theologian and writer …   Australian English dictionary

  • Clement of Alexandria — A.D. c150 c215, Greek Christian theologian and writer …   Useful english dictionary

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