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  Clement of Rome at Scroll Publishing Co.
Clement, a name of great celebrity in antiquity, was a disciple of Paul and Peter, to whom he refers as the chief examples for imitation.
The interval between Clement and Paul, and the tran-sition from the apostolic to the apocryphal, from faith to superstition, appears in the indiscriminate use of the Jewish Apocrypha, and in the difference between Paul’s treatment of scepticism in regard to the resurrection, and his disciple’s treatment of the same subject.
Clement points not only to the types in nature, the changes of the seasons and of day and night, but also in full earnest to the heathen myth of the miraculous bird, the phoenix in Arabia, which regenerates itself every five hundred years.
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  Pope Clement I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Clement I, the bishop of Rome also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, was either the third or fourth pope, before or after Anacletus.
Liber Pontificalis believes that Clement of Rome had personally known Saint Peter, and states that he wrote two letters (the second letter, 2 Clement is no longer ascribed to Clement) and that he died in Greece in the third year of Trajan's reign, or 100.
Clement is also the hero of an early Christian romance or novel that has survived in at least two different versions, known as the Clementine literature, where he is identified with Domitian's cousin T. Flavius Clemens.
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 Clement of Rome - Charles Bigg
The next writer is Clement of Rome, who in the year 96 or 97 wrote an Epistle to the Church of Corinth, which was at the time in a state of great distraction; certain presbyters having been deposed from office in consequence of some violent party strife.
Clement evidently considers that the ejected clergy were not to blame, and exhorts the authors of the sedition to ‘submit themselves unto the presbyters and receive chastisement unto repentance’.
Clement sees in the Christian hierarchy an embodiment of the eternal and all-pervading will of God, which is Law and Order, and governs not the Church only, but the earth, the heavens, and the sea.
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 ST. CLEMENT I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Clement has been identified with the Clement mentioned by St. Paul in his Epistle to the Philippians; but that Clement seems to have been a Philippian.
Modern scholars think that St. Clement was a freedman or the son of a freedman of the imperial household.
St. Clement was exiled by the Emperor Trajan to the Chersonese, modern Crimea.
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 The Development of the Canon of the New Testament - Clement
Clement was a Christian Apologist, missionary theologian to the Greek cultural world, and second known leader of the catechetical school of Alexandria.
Clement was probably an Athenian by birth and of pagan parentage.
According to [Schneemelcher], all that survives of the Traditions of Matthias are the quotations of Clement.
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 CIN - POPE ST. CLEMENT I - First Century
We are surely entitled to identify Clement with the Clement mentioned in the Shepherd of Hermas 'whose duty it is to write to cities abroad.' He may also be, as the Roman missal supposes, the Clement mentioned by St Paul in his epistle to the Philippians.
Clement was later made the hero of utterly unhistoric romances composed in Syria, the Clementine Homilies, Recognitions and Epitome.
St Clement banished by Nerva and Trajan to the quarries of the Chersonese, not yet in fact imperial territory, miraculously produced a spring of water for the benefit of his fellow convicts and converted multitudes of pagans.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope St. Clement I
Pope Clement is rep resented as his son in the Acts of Sts.
church of St. Clement at Rome lies in the valley between the Esquiline and Coelian hills, on the direct road from the Coliseum to the Lateran.
Corinth when Clement wrote (so Michiels and many other Catholic writers; Lightfoot leaves the question open), but that a bishop must have been appointed in consequence of the letter; he thinks that Rome was the origin of all ecclesiastical institutions and laws (Kirchenrecht 189).
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 Clement of Rome (d. 101 AD) - ReligionFacts.com
Thus Clement is recognized as the organ by which the church of Rome communicated with foreign churches; but the passage does not decide whether or not Clement was superior to other presbyters in the domestic government of the church.
The epistle is cited as Clement's by Irenaeus (adv.
Clement, death or banishment was inflicted by Domitian on several persons addicted to Jewish customs, and amongst them Flavius Clemens, a relation of his own, whose consulship had but just expired, was put to death on a charge of atheism, while his wife Domitilla, also a member of the emperor's family, was banished.
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 Clement of Rome - Theopedia
Clement I, the bishop of Rome also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, is considered one of the Apostolic Fathers.
Liber Pontificalis believes that Clement of Rome had personally known Peter, and states that he wrote two letters (the second letter, 2 Clement is no longer ascribed to Clement) and that he died in Greece in the third year of Trajan's reign, or 100.
Some Catholics believe that Clement was the fourth Pope, and claim this as evidence for the papacy we see today within the Roman Catholic Church.
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 St. Clement of Rome | Pope and Apostolic Father | Author of the First Letter of St. Clement -Welcome to The Crossroads ...
This first letter of Clement (a second letter was falsely attributed to him) was copied by the Corinthian Church and circulated all over the empire, rendering the very first papal encyclical.
The Church of St. Clement is one of the most fascinating places in Rome.
Clement was the bishop of Rome and third in succession from St. Peter.
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 Pope Clement I -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Saint Clement I, the bishop of Rome also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, was either the third or fourth (The head of the Roman Catholic Church) pope, before or after (Click link for more info and facts about Anacletus) Anacletus.
There is no ground for identifying him with the Clement mentioned in (A New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church a Philippi in Macedonia) Philippians 4:3.
Clement is perhaps best known by a letter to the Church in Corinth, often called (Click link for more info and facts about 1 Clement) 1 Clement.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/po/pope_clement_i.htm   (285 words)

  
 November 23: Clement of Rome martyred
Clement's letter was written because a number of Corinthians had banded together against their church leaders and thrown them out of office.
Clement may have written a sermon that bears his name and he was said to have gathered together a large collection of church law called the Apostolic Constitutions.
Many of the early bishops of Rome suffered death at the hands of the secular authorities, however; so it is a good guess that Clement stood up for truth in the corrupt capitol of the empire and paid for it with his life.
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 Clement of Rome
Clement is counted as the third bishop of Rome (after the apostles).
The Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians (also called I Clement) can be found in collections of the writings of the Apostolic Fathers, such as the Penguin Paperback Early Christian Writings, translated by Maxwell Staniforth.
A probable alternate explanation, however, is that the troubles in Corinth had arisen when the bishop of that congregation had died, and the congregation had split into factions, none containing both a majority of the presbyters and a majority of the congregation.
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 Clement of Rome
Clement is a little more than this, chiefly because he wrote a letter to the Corinthians, which was highly valued by the early church, and has been preserved to the present day.
However, a letter from Corinth to Rome a few decades later refers to "the letter we received from your bishop Clement, which we still read regularly." Other early writers are unanimous in attributing the letter to Clement.
Clement writes to tell them that they have behaved badly, and to remind them of the importance of Christian unity and love.
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 Pope St Clement I of Rome
ABSTRACT: When considering the nature of the charism of the Bishop of Rome within the Church, it is imperative to give proper attention to the role he historically played and the way this role was interpreted by the fathers of the Church.
This particular illustration, that of St Clement of Rome in A.D. 96, is especially important in any discussion of the papacy because it is so often put forth by proponents of almost any view of the Roman bishop's role in the universal church.
Clement writes in the name of the Church of Rome and he does so properly rather than without sanction; therefore we must conclude that the expression of authority in the letter is an expression of the authority of the Church of Rome.
www.cs.cmu.edu /~wales/papers/papacy_clement.html   (3145 words)

  
 The Ecole Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Clement of Rome is believed to have been the fourth bishop of Rome and served during the last decade of the first century.
In the letter, Clement expresses his dissatisfaction with events taking place in the Corinthian Church and asks the people to repent for their unchristian ways.
The letter is important because it indicates that the author was acting as the head of the Christian Church and that it was centered in Rome.
www2.evansville.edu /ecoleweb/glossary/clementr.html   (173 words)

  
 Clement of Rome
The Bishop of Rome from 91-100 was Clement, a disciple of Peter.
Clement has read James and Paul, John, Peter, and a pupil of the last he is animated by a genuine spirit of catholicity.
Clement was acquainted with John, and wrote at the same time that John was in Patmos.
www.latter-rain.com /earlychurch/clementr.htm   (11613 words)

  
 Pope Clement I : Clement of Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
No claim is made by the Roman Church to interfere on any ground of superior rank; yet it isn'teworthy that in the earliest document outside the canon which we can securely date, the church in the imperial city comes forward as a peacemaker to compose the troubles of a church in Greece.
Nothing is known of the cause of the discontent; no moral offence is charged against the presbyters, and their dismissal is regarded by Clement as high-handed and unjustifiable, and as a revolt of the younger members of the community against the elder.
Clement is exceedingly discursive, and his letter reaches twice the length of the Epistle to Hebrews.
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 Wednesday's Address - On St. Clement of Rome - Catholic Online
Clement, Bishop of Rome during the last years of the first century, is the third successor of Peter, after Linus and Anacletus.
Clement's intervention -- we are still in the first century -- was called upon because of the serious problems the Church of Corinth was undergoing; the priests of the community, in fact, had been deposed by some young upstarts.
Clement's letter touches upon topics dear to St. Paul who had written two great letters to the Corinthians, in particular the theological dialectic, always pertinent, between the indicative of salvation and the imperative of moral commitment.
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 Paul's Co-workers: Clement
Clement of Rome is credited as being the fourth bishop of Rome, a position that was elevated to Pope much later.
Clement was probably a relatively young man at the time, perhaps in his early thirties, so we shouldn't make much about the absence of his name in Paul's epistles from Rome.
Clement refers to the martyrdoms of both Peter and Paul, bolstering the tradition that both apostles were executed in Rome.
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 St. Clement of Rome TeacherWeb About Our School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Clement of Rome is a Catholic parochial elementary school offering pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
Clement of Rome enjoys an excellent reputation within the community because of its strong academic and extra-curricular programs.
Clement of Rome was the first elementary Archdiocesan Catholic School completing requirements and attaining accreditation of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in the New Orleans area.
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 Clement XIV - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Clement XIV - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Clement XIV (1705-1774), pope (1769-1774), who suppressed the Jesuit order in 1773.
The title of Pope is given to the bishop of Rome who is the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
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 Clement of Rome (fl. c.96)
There is, indeed, no reason to abandon the oldest tradition of the Church, according to which, Clement was the third bishop of Rome after Peter; only it must be remembered that he was not a bishop in that sense of the word which the monarchical tendency of a later period developed.
It seems most probable that it originated in Rome, and between 130 and 140; but how it then came to be connected with the Epistle to the Corinthians by Clement as a second epistle must for the present be left unexplained.
C.A. Evans, "The Citation of Isaiah 60:17 in 1 Clement," Vigiliae Christianae 36.2 (1982): 105-07.
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 Clement I, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It is notable for the authority Clement assumes in the name of the Church of Rome in resolving the factionalism that was afflicting the Corinthians and in enjoining the need for order in the church.
Clement was the first Christian writer to use the myth of the phoenix as an allegory of the Resurrection.
He is represented in frescoes in the Church of San Clemente, Rome.
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 Clement of Rome
The Bishop of Rome from 91-100 was Clement, a disciple of Peter.
Clement has read James and Paul, John, Peter, and a pupil of the last he is animated by a genuine spirit of catholicity.
Clement was acquainted with John, and wrote at the same time that John was in Patmos.
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 Clement of Rome  |  Study Archive @ PreteristArchive.com - The Internet's Only Unbiased Look at Preterism
Nothing certain is known of Clement; but from the amount of pseudepigraphic literature attributed to him it is probable that he was a famous man in his own time.
This certainly points to a Clement in Rome exercising the same functions as the writer of I. Clement; but Hermas is probably somewhat later than I. Clement, and the reference may be merely a literary device based on knowledge of the earlier book.
It is not probable that T. Flavius Clemens was the writer of I. Clement, but it is an attractive and not improbable hypothesis that a slave or freedman of the Flavian family had the name of Clemens, and held a high position in the Christian community at Rome.
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 Saints - Clement I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Pope Saint Clement I is the third successor (after St. Linus and St. Cletus) to St.
Ignatius of Antioch at the basilica of St. Clement in Rome.
The patronage of marble workers undoubtedly comes from the oral tradition that the anchor which was the instrument of Saint Clement's drowning was, as was common of the time, made of marble.
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 sal ciresi
Clement of Rome (A.D. 30-101), also known as Pope St. Clement I, was the fourth bishop of Rome per St. Irenaeus (Against Heresies 3.3.3) and Eusebius (Ecclesiastical History 3.4.10).
The Corinthian unrest was the occasion for St. Clement’s appeal for peace, giving testimony to one of the earliest exercises of "Roman intervention" in ecclesiastical matters.
Clement, acting as Bishop of Rome, lays down in his "Letter to the Corinthians" several important points to quell the disruption at Corinth.
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 Clement of Rome
Clement was probably a Gentile and a Roman.
After the death of the apostles, for the Roman imprisonment and martyrdom of St. Peter seem historical, Clement was the natural representative of St. Paul, and even of his companion, the “apostle of the circumcision;” and naturally he wrote the Epistle in the name of the local church, when brethren looked to them for advice.
John, no doubt, was still surviving at Patmos or in Ephesus; but the Philippians, whose intercourse with Rome is attested by the visit of Epaphroditus, looked naturally to the surviving friends of their great founder; nor was the aged apostle in the East equally accessible.
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 Clement of Rome
Varying accounts name Clement of Rome as either the first or the third bishop of Rome said to be in succession to Peter.
I Clement is a letter written from Rome to Corinth to settle a dispute in the Corinthian church.
II Clement is the oldest surviving complete Christian sermon outside of the New Testament.
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