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Or·i·gen(ôr′ĭ-jĕn′, -jən, ŏr′-) ad185?-254?
Greek philosopher and theologian who reinterpreted Christian doctrine through Neoplatonist philosophy. His influential work was later condemned as unorthodox.
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(Biography) ?185–?254 ad, Christian theologian, born in Alexandria. His writings include Hexapla, a synopsis of the Old Testament, Contra Celsum, a defence of Christianity, and De principiis, a statement of Christian theology
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Or•i•gen(ˈɔr ɪˌdʒɛn, -dʒən, ˈɒr-)
n. (Origenes Admantius)
A.D. 185?–254?, Alexandrian writer and Christian theologian.
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|Noun||1.||Origen - Greek philosopher and theologian who reinterpreted Christian doctrine through the philosophy of Neoplatonism; his work was later condemned as unorthodox (185-254)|
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