Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Henny Fiska Hägg investigates the beginnings of Christian negative (apophatic) theology, focusing on Clement of Alexandria in the late second century.

Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Can humans know God? Eastern Orthodox theology affirms that we cannot know God in his essence, but may know him through his energies. Henny Fiska Hägg investigates the beginnings of Christian negative (apophatic) theology, focusing on Clement of Alexandria in the late second century.

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Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Henny Fiska Hägg
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Can humans know God? Eastern Orthodox theology affirms that we cannot know God in his essence, but may know him through his energies. Henny Fiska Hägg investigates the beginnings of Christian negative (apophatic) theology, focusing on Clement of Alexandria in the late second century.
Clement of Alexandria and the Shaping of Christian Literary Practice
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: J. M. F. Heath
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Clement of Alexandria's Stromateis were celebrated in antiquity but modern readers have often skirted them as a messy jumble of notes. When scholarship on Greco-Roman miscellanies took off in the 1990s, Clement was left out as 'different' because he was Christian. This book interrogates the notion of Clement's 'Christian difference'
Transcendence and Non-Naturalism in Early Chinese Thought
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alexus McLeod, Joshua R. Brown
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Contemporary scholars of Chinese philosophy often presuppose that early China possessed a naturalistic worldview, devoid of any non-natural concepts, such as transcendence. Challenging this presupposition head-on, Joshua R. Brown and Alexus McLeod argue that non-naturalism and transcendence have a robust and significant place in early Chinese thought. This book reveals
Early Christian Thinkers
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Paul Foster
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-10 - Publisher: SPCK

This book introduces twelve key Christians from the second and third centuries, a formative period for the Church. These figures are: Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tatian, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen, Hippolytus, Cyprian, Gregory Thaumaturgos and Eusebius. Each chapter is self-contained and requires no preliminary knowledge of
The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Kathleen Gibbons
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria, Kathleen Gibbons proposes a new approach to Clement’s moral philosophy and explores how his construction of Christianity’s relationship with Jewishness informed, and was informed by, his philosophical project. As one of the earliest Christian philosophers, Clement’s work has alternatively been treated as