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Origen : Early Church Fathers - Joseph Wilson Trigg

Origen

Early Church Fathers

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Published: 27th August 1998
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Origen was the most influential Christian theologian before Augustine, the founder of Biblical study as a serious discipline in the Christian tradition, and a figure with immense influence on the development of Christian spirituality.
This volume presents a comprehensive and accessible insight into Origen's life and writings. An introduction analyzes the principal influences that formed him as a Christian and as a thinker, his emergence as a mature theologian at Alexandria, his work in Caesarea and his controversial legacy. Fresh translations of a representative selection of Origen's writings, including some never previously available in print, show how Origen provided a lasting framework for Christian theology by finding through study of the Bible a coherent understanding of God's saving plan.

A Note on Translationsp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xii
Introductionp. 1
The Making of a Scholar and Theologianp. 3
The Mature Years at Alexandriap. 15
Man of the Church at Caesareap. 36
A Controversial Legacyp. 62
Textsp. 67
Commentary on Psalms 1-25, Fragment from Prefacep. 69
Commentary on Lamentations, Selected Fragmentsp. 73
Commentary on Genesis, Fragment from Book 3p. 86
Commentary on John, Book 1p. 103
Commentary on John, Book 13.3-192p. 150
Homily 12 on Jeremiahp. 179
Homilies 19 and 20 on Lukep. 193
Homily 5 on 1 Samuelp. 199
Letter to Gregoryp. 210
Commentary on John, Book 32.1-140p. 214
Commentary on John, Book 32.318-67p. 233
Notesp. 241
Bibliographical Notep. 274
Index of Scriptural Citationsp. 275
Indexp. 287
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ISBN: 9780415118354
ISBN-10: 0415118352
Series: Early Church Fathers
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 27th August 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1