“In a man who loves wisdom the Father will be glad” (Stromata A1): Clement's of Alexandria teaching about the cryptic philosophical tradition

  title={“In a man who loves wisdom the Father will be glad” (Stromata A1): Clement's of Alexandria teaching about the cryptic philosophical tradition},
  author={Eirini Artemi},
Clement emphasizes the permanent importance of philosophy for the fullness of Christian knowledge, explains with special predilection the relation between knowledge and faith, and sharply criticizes those who are unwilling to make any use of philosophy. He pronounces definitely against the sophists and against the hedonism of the school of Epicurus. For Clement the tradition of apocrypha is very different from the tradition of the Church. Clement insists that educated and mature Christians… 
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