Clement and the phoenix


#1

I have been asked about Clement and the phoenix…what is the answer please?


#2

In talking about the Resurrection, Clement used the example of a mythical animal.
That’s pretty much it.


#3

What specifically have you been asked?


#4

My guess? The Protestant he is in disucussion with probably wants to question the validity of Clement based on the Phoenix referance. Did Clement believe it to be a real animal or not? I heard the arguement before in my anti-Catholic days. But it holds no water. Do we question the validity of people today by whether they believe in the Loch Ness monster?


#5

he implies that Clement is unrelaible because he gives credence to a myth!


#6

Meaning that 1 Clement is supposed to be Scripture (infallible?)?:confused:


#7

Clement probably knew as much about the phoenix as he did about the rhinoceros.


#8

Truthstalker! How’s it going? Are you Catholic yet? :stuck_out_tongue:


#9

Not so well.

No. Probably won’t happen.


#10

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