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Ante-Nicene Quote

“For life would fail me, were I to undertake to go over the subject in detail,

to expose the selfish plagiarism of the Greeks, and

how they claim the discovery of the best of their doctrines, which they have received from us.”

– Clement, STROMATA, or Miscellanies

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“…Salvation runs parallel with sincere willingness—

choice and life being, so to speak, yoked together.”

– Clement, EXHORTATION TO THE HEATHEN

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“…The righteousness of the perfect man does not rest on civil contracts or on prohibition of law

but flows from his own spontaneous action and his love to God.”

– Clement, STROMATA, or Miscellanies

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“….That which the chiefs of philosophy only guessed at,

the disciples of Christ both apprehended and proclaimed.”

– Clement, EXHORTATION TO THE HEATHEN

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“Nay, the philosophers, having so heard from Moses,

taught that the world was created.”

– Clement, STROMATA, or Miscellanies

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“You yourself will spontaneously surmount the frivolousness of custom,

as boys when they become men throw aside their toys.”

– Clement, EXHORTATION TO THE HEATHEN

>> What, pray tell would Clement say about all the playing “men” today? <<

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Ante-Nicene Quote

“…death is the fellowship of the soul in a state of sin with the body;

and life the separation from sin.”

– Clement, STROMATA or Miscellanies

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