By Henry Chadwick, J. E. L. Oulton
This quantity within the Library of Christian Classics sequence bargains clean translations of chosen works of Clement and Origen of Alexandria.
Long well-known for the standard of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics presents students and scholars with smooth English translations of a few of the main major Christian theological texts in heritage. via those works--each written sooner than the top of the 16th century--contemporary readers may be able to have interaction the information that experience formed Christian theology and the church during the centuries.
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What then? " 55 But enough of this. When we discuss First Principles56 we shall consider the difference between the views of the philosophers and those of the Marcionites. , 328 D, 329 C. 9 273 BG. 53 Epinomis, 973 D. 55 Heraclitus, frag. 21, Diels. —4 so Phaedo, 62 B, 114 BC. 52 Laws, 653 CD. , 492 E. 56 Cf. , I l l , 13, above. 50 CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA 57 of his "strange" doctrines, without either grateful acknowledgment or understanding. 22. Now we may continue our discussion about continence.
38 CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA office, for neither bishop, nor presbyter, nor deacon, nor widow can be twice married: so also perhaps the twice-married will be expelled from the assembly of the firstborn and of the unspotted members of the Church that has no spot or blemish—not that he will be sent into eternal fire, but he will have no part in the kingdom of God. I remember that when I was expounding the word written to the Corinthians 'The church of God which is at Corinth with all who call upon him,' I said that there is a difference between the Church and those who call upon the name of the Lord.
Lutz in Tale Classical Studies, 10 (1947), PP* 92~93- The "patriotic'' motive for marriage is attacked by Tertullian, Exh. , 12. , Ill, 53). 56 On the other hand, he often expresses himself in terms which are scarcely consistent with so positive an attitude. Indeed, although the apostles, as Paul tells us (I Cor. 9), took their wives about with them that the gospel might be preached in the women's quarters without scandal, 57 they lived with their consorts as brother and sister. , I l l , 48), 58 Clement replies that to be consistent they ought equally to abstain from food and drink.
Alexandrian Christianity (Library of Christian Classics) by Henry Chadwick, J. E. L. Oulton