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From Clement to Origen

The Social And Historical Context of the Church Fathers

by David Ivan Rankin

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early Church,
  • History of religion,
  • Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Fathers of the church,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Church history,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7991321M
    ISBN 100754657167
    ISBN 109780754657163


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From Clement to Origen by David Ivan Rankin Download PDF EPUB FB2

From Clement to Origen addresses the engagement of a number of pre-Nicene Church Fathers with the surrounding culture. David Rankin considers the historical and social context of the Fathers, grouped in cities and regions, their writings and theological reflections, and discusses how the particular engagement of each with major aspects of the surrounding culture Cited by: 6.

From Clement to Origen addresses the engagement of a number of pre-Nicene Church Fathers with the surrounding culture. David Rankin Cited by: 6. Book Description. From Clement to Origen addresses the engagement of a number of pre-Nicene Church Fathers with the surrounding culture.

From Clement to Origen addresses the engagement of a number of pre-Nicene Church Fathers with the surrounding culture. Benedict also discusses such great Christian figures as Tertullian, Origen, Cyprian of Carthage, the Cappadocian Fathers, as well as the giants John Chrysostom, Jerome, and Augustine.

This book is a wonderful way to get to know the Church Fathers and the tremendous spiritually rich patrimony they have bequeathed to us/5(35).

Philo, Clement, and Origen relied upon the extensive knowledge preserved in the Library of Alexandria to read the Bible allegorically, but while their. When he was quite young, his father was martyred.

At the age of 18, Origen became head of the catechetical school of Alexandria, where he had studied under Clement of Alexandria. In the 28 years of his labors in Alexandria, Origen became famed for his teaching (for which he accepted no money) and wrote prodigiously.

In some respects Origen was a follower of Clement, his teacher and predecessor in the head-ship of the catechetical school, inasmuch as he was a profound student of the great Greek philosophers.

He even composed an important work in ten books, of which only fragments remain, in imitation of, and bearing the same name as, the famous Stromata of. Chapter 6. Clement of Alexandria. Clement having succeeded Pantænus, had charge at that time of the catechetical instruction in Alexandria, so that Origen also, while still a boy, was one of his pupils.

In the first book of the work called Stromata, which Clement wrote, he gives a chronological table, bringing events down to the death of Commodus.