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By Peter Karavites

This examine bargains with Clement of Alexandria's interpretation of evil and loose will within the context of the emerging Christianity, the impression of close to japanese and Greek notion on him, his transformations from St. Augustine, and the way his interpretation affected the increase of the japanese Christian suggestion. The e-book additionally treats in short the topic of man's own objective in existence perceived by way of Clement because the supersession of his nature. Failure to gain this own target in lifestyles results in alienation from God, and loss of life. the ethical predicament of Clement's interpretation of evil as failure of life's target isn't really a traditional clarification of fine and evil yet whatever even more: the choice among genuine lifestyles and dying. accordingly, Clement's notion of evil refers to existential difficulties and ontological realities.

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