Alexandria utilized allegory of the Neoplatonic variety; Antioch utilized typology of the New Testament variety.
Clement of Alexandria and, especially, Origen (circa A.D. 185-254) are the most well-known and influential Alexandrians.
I think seeker-sensitive churches use a completely wrong strategy. A person who comes into a Christian church for the first time should feel out of place.
Both Christian allegory (Alexandria) and Christian typology (Antioch) had the same goal – the Christian use of the Old Testament.
The liturgical calendar seems to be the cool thing these days. I think the liturgical calendar was instituted with...
From Justin to Hippolytus
The Hermeneutical Task of the Second-Century Church
The Supper tells everyone who has faith in Christ, “All that He is for sinners, He is for you!”
Bashir says he does attend Keller’s church, married to a Christian woman, and is a committed Christian.
Clement of Rome and Ignatius of Antioch