Early Christianity And Vegetarianism
In the early centuries of Christianity vegetarianism was the norm according to such authoritative persons as Saint Jerome, Papias, Tertullian, Saint Benedict, Saint Clement of Alexandria, Eusebius, Saint John Chrysostom, Saint Cyprian, Saint Pantaenus, and Saint Basil the Great.
Saint Peter’s words on meat-eating have already been cited in my earlier post
The historian Hegesippus records that Saint James of Jerusalem “did not drink wine nor eat any living thing.”
Saint Clement of Alexandria recorded that Sain Matthew the Evangelist ate nothi ...
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