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  Origen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Origen, however, was taken under the protection of a woman of wealth and standing; but as her household already included a heretic named Paul, the strictly orthodox Origen seems to have remained with her only a short time.
Origen's chief aim was the practical exposition of the text, verse by verse; and while in such barren books as Leviticus and Numbers he sought to allegorize, the wealth of material in the prophets seldom rendered it necessary for him to seek meanings deeper than the surface afforded.
Origen, trained in the school of Clement and by his father, was essentially a Platonist with occasional traces of Stoic philosophy.
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 Origen - LoveToKnow 1911
Origen was born, perhaps at Alexandria, of Christian parents in the year 185 or 186.
Origen, who had distinguished himself by his intrepid zeal, was supported for a time by a lady of rank, but began about the same time to earn his bread by teaching; and in 203 he was placed, with the sanction of the bishop Demetrius, at the head of the catechetical school.
Origen's textual studies on the Old Testament were undertaken partly in order to improve the manuscript tradition, and partly for apologetic reasons, to clear up the relation between the LXX and the original Hebrew text.
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 Origen of Alexandria (c. 185-254 AD): Life, Works, Thought and Resources - ReligionFacts
Origen's controversial views on the pre-existence of souls, the ultimate salvation of all beings and other topics eventually caused him to be labeled a heretic, yet his teachings were highly influential and today he is regarded as one of the most important early church fathers.
Eusebius explains, "As Origen's renown spread everywhere and even came to her ears, she thought it very important to be favored with the sight of this man and to sample his understanding of divine matters which everyone was admiring." Origen stayed in Antioch for a short while, then returned again to Alexandria.
Origen found three levels of meaning in the Scriptures: the common or historical sense, for the simple-minded or beginning reader, the "Soul" of the Scriptures which edifies those who perceive it, and a meaning hidden under those passages that are repugnant to the intellect by means of allegory.
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 Origen of Alexandria [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Origen of Alexandria is considered one of the greatest of all Christian theologians.
Origen was also an astute critic of the pagan philosophy of his era, yet he also learned much from it, and adapted its most useful and edifying teachings to a grand elucidation of the Christian faith.
Origen did not, like many of his contemporaries, degrade the body to the status of an unwanted encrustation imprisoning the soul; for him, the body is a necessary principle of limitation, providing each soul with a unique identity.
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 Origen of Alexandria (c.185 - c.254)
Origen was the most prolific of the Christian writers of his time and his six-column arrangement of the Hebrew Old Testament text (known as the Hexapla)[2] was not surpassed for over a thousand years.[3] Much time has been wasted in discussions of Origen, arguing over whether he was orthodox or not.
J.T. Lienhard, "Christology in Origen's Homilies on the Infancy Narratives in Luke," Studia Patristica 26 (1993): 287-91.
Gilles Quispel, "Origen and the Valentinian Gnosis," Vigiliae Christianae 28.1 (1974): 29-42.
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 Malaspina Great Books - Origen (182 CE)
Origen has been called the father of the homily; it was he who contributed most to popularize this species of literature in which are to be found so many instructive details on the customs of the primitive Church,; its institutions, discipline, liturgy, and sacraments.
By this term is understood not so much Origen's theology and the body of his teachings, as a certain number of doctrines, rightly or wrongly attributed to him, and which by their novelty or their danger called forth at an early period a refutation from orthodox writers.
Origen does not understand by letter (or body) what we mean today by the literal sense,; but the grammatical sense,; the proper as opposed to the figurative meaning.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Origen and Origenism
Origen has been called the father of the homily; it was he who contributed most to popularize this species of literature in which are to be found so many instructive details on the customs of the primitive Church, its institutions, discipline, liturgy, and sacraments.
Origen does not understand by letter (or body) what we mean today by the literal sense, but the grammatical sense, the proper as opposed to the figurative meaning.
The system that results is not coherent, for Origen, frankly recognizing the contradiction of the incompatible elements that he is trying to unify, recoils from the consequences, protests against the logical conclusions, and oftentimes corrects by orthodox professions of faith the heterodoxy of his speculations.
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 Origen
Origen, the most distinguished and most influential of all the theologians of the ancient church, with the possible exception of St.
Origen's textual studies on the Old Testament were undertaken partly in order to improve the manuscript tradition, and partly for apologetic reasons, to clear up the relation between the Septuagint and the original Hebrew text.
Although the theology of Origen exerted a considerable influence as a whole in the two following centuries, it certainly lost nothing by the circumstance that several important propositions were capable of being torn from their original setting and placed in new connections.
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 Reincarnation and the Church
Origen was a man devoted to scriptural authority, a scourge to the enemies of the church, and a martyr for the faith.
Origen wrote in On First Principles, Chap V, that he believed that the wicked will be resurrected with "dark and fl bodies" according to their previous state of spiritual darkness and spiritual ignorance.
Origen and early Christians believed in a higher form of "metempsychosis", a form of reincarnation which rejected the possibility of humans reincarnating as animals (i.e., transmigration.) It is this confusion that anti-reincarnationalists have today which leads them to falsely conclude that Origen's theology did not include reincarnation.
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 Origen at Erratic Impact's Philosophy Research Base
Origen, one of the most distinguished of the Fathers of the early Church, was born, probably at Alexandria, about 182; and died at Caesarea not later than 251.
Origen, however, was taken under the protection of a woman of wealth and standing; but as her household already included a heretic named Paul, the strictly orthodox Origen seems to have remained with her but a short time.
Origen is generally considered the greatest theologian and biblical scholar of the early Eastern church.
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 Egyptian Christianity: Theologians: Origen
Origen, one of the greatest of the Fathers of the Church, was born, probably in Alexandria, into a devoutly Christian family.
Origen, an enthusiastic Christian tried to follow his father into prison and ultimately to martyrdom, but his mother, either feeling that he was too young or feeling that Christians ought not to court martyrdom, hid all of his clothing and left him naked in his room, thus preventing his martyrdom.
Origen’s theology was rigidly Biblical, and the bulk of his writing consisted of direct Biblical exegesis.
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 Origen
Origen, c.185-c.254, is generally considered the greatest theologian and biblical scholar of the early Eastern church.
At the age of 18, Origen was appointed to succeed Clement of Alexandria as head of the catechetical school of Alexandria, where he had been a student.
Origen is one of the best examples of early Christian mysticism: the highest good is to become as like God as possible through progressive illumination.
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 Synoptic Gospels Primer - Glossary: Origen
The persecution of Christians under Severus (201-202 CE) propelled Origen to an early prominence, when the bishop of Alexandria (Demetrius) appointed him to succeed Clement as headmaster of the city's catechetical school.
Origen relativized history and extended allegorical interpretation to the whole NT.
Nevertheless, the widespread plagiarism of Origen's arguments by eastern and western Christian writers led later authors, like Augustine, to take Origen's chronology of the gospels for granted as historical fact.
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 Origen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
At the age of 18, Origen became head of the catechetical school of Alexandria, where he had studied under Clement of Alexandria.
In the persecution (c.250) of Decius, Origen was imprisoned, tortured, and pilloried; this experience probably caused his death some time after his release.
Origen’s system of theology is given in his De principiis [on first principles], known through a Latin version of Rufinus.
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 Amazon.com: Origen: An Exortation to Martyrdom, Prayer, and Selected Works: Books: Origen,Rowan A. Greer,Hans Urs Von ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Origen satisfied himself with writing an earnest letter to his father exhorting him to face death if necessary and cautioning him "not to change your mind because of us." Leonides fortunes were confiscated by the empire.
Origen himself, was put in prison and tortured, in his late sixties, and died a confessor due to his sufferings.
Origen, along with writers such as St. Thomas, St. Augustine, and Clement of Alexandria, are important because they give us valuble insights into the minds of the earliest Christian mystics, as well as shed light on the dynamics of the initial spread of Christianity.
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 Island of Freedom - Origen
Origen then settled at Caesarea and founded a school of literature, philosophy, and theology.
During the persecutions of the Christians in 250 under Emperor Decius, Origen was imprisoned and tortured.
Origen is regarded as the father of the allegorical method of scriptural interpretation.
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 CD Baby: ORIGEN: Era Of Aquarius
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The creator of this CD and new Origen is Alexsey Zakharenko- composer, electronic musician, sound engineer and producer from Kiev (Ukraine).
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 CD Baby: ORIGEN: Ave Maria
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 ORIGEN plays Ave Maria and music of Vangelis, Saragh Brightman, Andrew Lloyd Weber
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