Jealousy, envy, strife and discord in first clement*

L. L. Welborn*

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This article investigates the role that the author of the First Epistle of Clement attributes to the rivalrous emotions in creating discord in the church at Corinth. Comparison with contemporary philosophers and moralists demonstrates that Clement employs conventional topics of conservative ideology in order to crush the revolt against the established presbyters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-179
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Beliefs and Values
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 4 May 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • jealousy
  • envy
  • strife
  • discord
  • sedition


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