Clement of Alexandria

Clement of Alexandria by R.B. Tollinton, 2 Vols.

Today’s free book is Richard Bertram Tollinton’s substantial work on the life of Origen’s predecessor at the Catachetical School in Egypt, Clement of Alexandria. This public domain work was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Robert Bertram Tollinton [1866-1932], Clement of Alexandria: A Study in Christian Liberalism, 2 Vols. London: Williams and Norgate, 1914. Hbk. pp.366+339. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents, Volumes 1 & 2

  • Preface
  1. Clement
  2. Alexandria
  3. The Close of the Second Century
  4. Six Contemporaries
  5. In Clement’s Library
  6. Literary Work
  7. An Appeal to the Educated
  8. Manners and Morals
  9. Marriage and Home Life
  10. A Sermon on Riches
  11. The Logos
  12. The Incarnation
  13. Gnosticism
  14. The Higher Life
  15. The Church
  16. Sacraments and Worship
  17. The Holy Scriptures—Canon and Text
  18. The Holy Scriptures—Authority and Exegesis
  19. The Piety of an Intellectual Man
  20. Then and Now
  21. Sayings and Extracts
  • Appendix I: The Persecution of A.D. 202-3
  • Appendix II: On the Order and Date of Clement’s Works
  • Index

Main Image: Clement of Alexandria from André Thevet, Les Vrais Pourtraits et Vies Hommes Illustres, 1584. See here for more details.

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