Origenist


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Or´i`gen`ist


n.1.A follower of Origen of Alexandria.
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While Guillaumont offered an invaluable edition of Evagrius's Kephalaia Gnostika (which, apart from some new readings from the manuscript and some emendations, I kept as a basis for my own commentary), (7) his view that Evagrius was a radical, "isochristic" Origenist whose ideas were the real target of the Second Council of Constantinople needs reconsideration.
Ratzinger distances himself from Balthasar's sympathies with the Origenist misericordia tradition, while at the same time reflecting deeply on the implications for an objectively redeemed humanity of Christ's descent into Sheol, the utter darkness of human loneliness and angst proper to sin and death.
For the Origenist controversy, he focuses on Pamphilus' Apology for Origen.
Merton next turns to a brief account of the Origenist controversy, which precipitated Cassian's departure from Egypt.
Indeed, the focus of the collection is largely on heresy, whether that of Locke, Newton, and anti-Trinitarians (here the inclusion of essays by three members of the Newton Project may have been a factor), the Cambridge Platonist and theological Origenist Henry More, or populist radicals like the millenarian Thomas Beverly.
Clark, The Origenist Controversy: The Cultural Construction of an Early Christian Debate (Princeton 1992), also M.
In the first centuries in the East a "refutation of Origenism" took place through the monastic tradition, so that the later Eastern Christian tradition preserved the Origenist heritage selectively.
It was perhaps not until Maritain, though, that this proposal was clearly distinguished from the Origenist apokatastasis, as the final state of the damned is not salvation, but a lesser form of being without supernatural grace (alone proportionate to the order of glory).
In thus blurring the distinction between exterior and interior senses, Claudel is closer to a Bonaventurian than to an Origenist approach to spiritual senses: according to Mariette Canevet, Bonaventure understands the Incarnation to establish the possibility that faith in Christ can restore the fallen capacity of the senses to perceive truly and accurately both spiritual and corporeal objects.
Further, Perczel boldly argues that John possibly redacted many passages that may have had an Origenist position, something found in the earlier Syriac translations but often lacking in the Greek.
340) was trained in the Origenist tradition at Caesarea in Palestine where (315) he became bishop.
Typical is Gregory of Nyssa's interpretation in the seventh homily of his Commentary (1960, 219), where, taking the bride to be an allegory of the Church, he deems her eyes a reference to Christians with spiritual discernment and their [sigma][iota][omega][pi][eta][sigma][epsilon][omega][zeta], the silence elicited by their awareness of the hidden and concealed which belongs to God, the contemplation of divine mysteries [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] -- Gregory of Nyssa may have been influenced here by Origen's allegorical interpretation of the Canticle, although this cannot be proven since the extant texts in Latin of the Origenist commentary and homilies on the Song do not extend beyond the second chapter).