Common Prayer

Clement was born in the middle of the second century. He was a cultured Greek philosopher who sought truth in many schools until he met Pantaneaus, founder of the Christian catechetical schoolat Alexandria in Egypt. Clement succeeded Pantaneaus as head ofthat school in about 190, and was for many years an apologist forthe Christian faith to both pagans and Christians. His learning and allegorical exegesis of the Bible helped to commend Christiani…

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