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What is the meaning of christianity?

What is the meaning of christianity?

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School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Criminology and Criminal Justice
Course: Race, Class, Gender & the Law
Professor: Franklin
Term: Spring 2016
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What is the meaning of christianity?



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As Christianity has been taking face in the third century, as a  new religion it faced persecution in the second and third century. Many  of the Christians ancestors defended Christian faith again the hatred  that was launched again them and their religion and one of these  ancestors was Clement of Alexandria. Many efforts were put into  defending Christianity and today it is the Christian philosophy has set  so many precedents for future believers. The fusion of religion and  philosophy is what may have saved Christianity from further  persecution, as philosophy was widely popular and widely studied  throughout much of history.  If you want to learn more check out What is the meaning of psychodynamic?

At one point or another Christianity was going to diffuse and  spread across Europe. Christianity therefore had to be defended and  presented legitimately as well as intellectually and similar to  philosophical ideas of the time. Clement of Alexandria provides this  fusion of religion and philosophy to defend Christianity for the future  believers. If Christianity was not defended with philosophical ideas, it  acted as a new sect with totally new ideas that not everyone was ready to accept. To provide some legitimacy, philosophy being very popular  and studied by many, when Christianity was presented to someone, it  was not as “new” or radical. For this reason, Clement and his followers


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As Christianity and philosophical ideas come together, it is very  hard to address both at the same time as often some ideas contradict.  For this reason philosophy cannot be too overused in explaining  Christianity. Clement of Alexandria fused the two only for one reason  and that reason was to be able to explain or present Christianity to  someone without any problems. Once Christianity would take on its  popularity, I believe Clement would drift away from philosophical views that were once presented in Christianity.

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