Origen Of Alexandria


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Origen Of Alexandria

  1. 1. Origen of Alexandria (Greek: Ὠριγένης Ōrigénēs , or Origen Adamantius , c. 185–254
  2. 2. “ Origen was one of the great early Christian scholars and teachers, his writings had a profound effect on the development of Christian theology, particularly in the provinces of the Greek East. 3”
  3. 5. Saint Leonides Origen’s Father Beheaded & Martyred c. 202 CE by Emperor Severus was granted Sainthood by the Catholic Church
  4. 7. <ul><li>God the Father’s power is universal </li></ul><ul><li>The Son’s power corresponds only to rational creatures </li></ul><ul><li>The Holy Spirit’s power corresponds strictly to the “saints” or those who have achieved salvation. </li></ul>Origen Established the Hierarchal System that there are 3 manifestations of God
  5. 8. Emperor Caracalla
  6. 9. O rigen’s W ritings R elated to the N ew T estament <ul><li>De Principiis </li></ul><ul><li>Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew </li></ul><ul><li>Homily on Luke </li></ul><ul><li>Commentary on the Gospel of John </li></ul><ul><li>Commentary on Romans </li></ul><ul><li>Homilies on Hebrews </li></ul><ul><li>Homilies on Joshua </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Gospel of Peter </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel of the Hebrews </li></ul><ul><li>Acts of Paul </li></ul><ul><li>I Clement </li></ul><ul><li>Epistle of Barnabas </li></ul><ul><li>Didache </li></ul><ul><li>Shepherd of Hermas </li></ul>O rigen’s C anons of D ivinely I nspired A uthoritative W orks
  8. 11. <ul><li>Gospel of Thomas </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel of the Twelve </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel of Basilides </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel of the Egyptians </li></ul><ul><li>Gospel of Matthias </li></ul><ul><li>Preaching of Peter </li></ul>G ospels T hat D idn’t M ake the C ut
  9. 12. F all of the S oul S alvation F ree W ill R ationality H oly T rinity
  10. 14. Maximinus Thrax Decius
  11. 16. Fin