"Elizabeth Clark, a patristic scholar and founder of the Department of Religion at Mary Washington College, has drawn upon her depth of scholarship and linguistic ability to make available to an educated but nonspecialized readership an intriguing mosaic of opinions." –America
Elizabeth A. Clark (1938-2021) received her doctorate in patristic studies from Columbia University. The recipient of many scholarship awards, she was the founder of the department of religion at Mary Washington College. Internationally know as a patristic scholar, she is highly respected for her published works, among which is Clement's Use of Aristotle: The Aristotelian Contribution to Clement of Alexandria's Refutation of Gnosticism.