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The Christian Platonists of Alexandria

Being the Bampton Lectures of the Year 1886

by Charles Bigg

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

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  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion - Church History

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages388
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    Open LibraryOL8756127M
    ISBN 101579106498
    ISBN 109781579106492

    The next important phase of Platonism, Middle Platonism or pre-Neoplatonism, was significant through the influence that it exerted in more than one direction. In the direction of Jewish culture (further described in a later section), it formed the Greek philosophical background of the efforts of Philo Judaeus (Philo of Alexandria) to create a philosophical system on the basis of the . 1 C. Bigg: Christian Platonists of Alexandria, Oxford, , p. 2 Justo L. Gonzalez: A History of Christian Thought, Nashville, , p. 3 Philo claims that there were at his time at least one million Jews (Flac. 43). The Jewish community of Alexandria in the Hellenistic-Roman period was the largest and most important of the Greek-File Size: 1MB.

      It was Augustine’s formulation of Christian Platonism that was to permeate virtually all of medieval Christian thought in the West. So enthusiastic was the Christian integration of the Greek spirit that Socrates and Plato were frequently regarded as divinely inspired pre-Christian saints ” (emphasis added) Clement of Alexandria. Salvatore R. C. Lilla, in his book: "Clement of Alexandria," starts Chapter 2 on "Ethics," saying, "Some scholars both of the last and of the present century have studied Clement's views, and have attempted either to give a general sketch of them or to stress their dependence on Stoicism, or to point out their Christian character which.

    Other important Middle Platonists were Philo of Alexandria (ca. 30 B.C.E.—45 C.E.), who interpreted Hebrew Scripture along Platonic lines, exercising an immense influence on developing Christianity; Plutarch of Chaeronea (ca. A.D.) whose treatise De Iside et Osiride (“On Isis and Osiris”), with its Greco-Egyptian syncretism, is an. '4 The Christian Platonists of Alexandria (Oxford, i). Bigg does not consider the problem in detail. Clement was influenced by Plato and Philo; Philo was a Jewish Platonist and Clement was, pari passu, a Christian Platonist. Is Robert P. Casey, "Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Plato-.


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He wrote among other books, The Christian Platonists of Alexandria, Neoplatonism, Unity in Diversity, etc. He was born at Manchester instudied at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, became a Senior Student of Christ Church intutor inMADD He was master in Cheltenham College, Brighton College, and rector of Fenny /5(5).

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Bigg looks at Philo of Alexandria, Clement of Alexandria, and Origen (Alexandria and Caesarea). As such, he has a lot of good material, even if it is a bit out of date. This is a good book, although it should be read Pages: Full text of "The Christian platonists of Alexandria" See other formats.

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“ Platonism is part of the vital structure of Christian theology. Platonism is the philosophy of Plato and philosophical systems closely derived from it, though contemporary platonists do not necessarily accept all of the doctrines of Plato. Platonism had a profound effect on Western ism at least affirms the existence of abstract objects, which are asserted to exist in a third realm distinct from both the sensible external world and.

The earliest Christian philosophers, such as Justin and Athenagoras, who attempted to connect Christianity with Platonism, and the Christian Gnostics of Alexandria, especially Valentinus and the followers of Basilides, also mirrored elements of.

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Christian Stoicism (Clement of Alexandria) by Fred Sanders on Ma People who worry about the hellenization, or greekifying, of Christianity tend to worry about Platonism. But the interaction with Stoicism has been equally complex and interesting. Clement of Alexandria (ca )’s fascinating book Paedagogus is a great early.

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The contributing scholars discuss Neoplatonic theories about God, creation, man, and salvation, in relation to the ways in. origenes adamantius) (ccAlexandrian theologian. Most of the information about his life is found in the sixth book of Eusebius's* Ecclesiastical History; a panegyric by Gregory Thaumaturgus,* a disciple of Origen; Jerome's* Of Illustrious Men; and in the fragment of an apology written by Eusebius and Pamphilus.* Origen, born in Egypt and raised by Christian.

64 This difficulty, which is common to all Christian Platonists, was made easier by the pioneer work of Philo in showing how by the allegorical method of exegesis biblical verses could be given a meaning appropriate to any theological context.

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The Christian writer whose neo-Platonism had the widest influence in later times, and who also reproduced most faithfully the doctrines of the school, is the Pseudo-Dionysius. The works "De Divinis Nominibus", "De hierarchia coelesti", etc., are now admitted to have been written at the end of the fifth, or during the first decades of the sixth.Origen of Alexandria (c.

–) was important in bringing Platonism into Christianity. As McGrath has observed, Origen “was a highly creative theologian with a strongly Platonist bent.”13 Viviano also points out that Origen “wrought some bold changes in Christian eschatology.”14 Origen “dissolved the Christian expectation of theFile Size: 74KB.Clement of Alexandria.

i. Life. —His full name, Titus Flavius Clemens, is given by Eusebius (H. E. vi. 13) and Photius (Cod. ) in the title of the Stromateis (Τίτου Φλανίου Κλήμεντος [Photius adds πρεσβυτέρου Ἀλεξανδρείας] τῶν κατὰ τὴν ἀληθῆ φιλοσοφίαν γνωστικῶν ὑπομνημάτων.