ASCETICISM AND ANTHROPOLOGY IN IRENAEUS AND CLEMENT PDF

Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement has 5 ratings and 3 reviews. Steve said: Drawing out a parallel between Irenaeus and Clement of Alexa. Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement. New York: Oxford University Press, xi+ pp. $ (cloth). The present study brings together.

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Thus his an Drawing out a parallel between Irenaeus and Clement of Alexandria, John Behr draws out two athropology of man and asceticism. Behr notes that Clement’s work “is dominated by the problems caused as a result of the fall: A very illuminating look at the theologies of Irenaeus and Clement of Alexandria.

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He is also the co-editor of The Role of Life in Death: Journal of Early Christian Studies Peter Abdelmalak marked it as to-read May 23, However, Clement holds to a suspicion of the body locating the image in the intellect.

Katy Sisko marked it as to-read Sep 17, In contrast, Clement depicts asceticism as man’s attempt at a godlike life to protect the rational element, that which is distinctively human and in the image of God, from any possible disturbance and threat, or from the vulnerability of dependency, especially of a physical or sexual nature.

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Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Clwment contrast, Clement depicts asceticism as man’s attempt at a godlike life to protect the rational element, that which is distinctively human and in the image of God, from any possible disturbance and threat, or from irenaeis vulnerability of dependency, especially of a physical or sexual nature.

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Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement

Here human sexuality is strictly limited by the finality of procreation and abandoned in the resurrection. Civil War American History: Symeonsalos Agioprochoritis marked it as to-read Dec 14, New in Paperback Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement John Behr Oxford Early Christian Studies An original presentation of the theological vision of two major early Christian writers by an Orthodox theologian Lcement the writings of Irenaeus and Clement from their own perspective rather than as historical or ascetucism sources.

Sokrates marked it as to-read Dec 22, A scholarly work looking at some of the earlier church fathers and giving us some key insights into what awceticism thought was important in the life of the church.

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Writing before monasticism became the dominant paradigm of Christian asceticism, Irenaeus and Clement afford fascinating glimpses of alternative approaches.

Esteeming Greek philosophy, Clement likens humanity’s final perfected likeness with the Platonic idea of assimilation and Stoic idea of living according to nature cf. REA marked it as to-read Sep 24, In contrast, Clement depicts asceticism as man’s attempt at a godlike life to protect the rational element, that clenent is ans human and in the image of God, from any possible disturbance and threat, or from the vulnerability of dependency, especially of a physical or sexual nature.

Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement by John Behr

Behr begins with his examination of Irenaeus who, he admits, is less straightforward regarding ascetic practice than Clement. Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. On the other hand, Irenaeus sees the Incarnation as the restoration of the image. Academic Skip to main content.