By John Anthony McGuckin
This publication presents prepared entry into and likely tips in the course of the incredible, frequently convoluted, always wealthy international of Origen: the fellow, the ecclesiastical dynamics of his day, his extant works, the variety of his theological explorations, his impression, and the controversies linked to him in lifestyles and in loss of life. incorporated are options to be used and transparent presentation of issues which allow the reader, even if amateur or expert, to have interaction Origen in ways in which handle the reader's interest.
The Westminster guide to Christian Theology sequence presents a suite of assets for the examine of old and modern theological pursuits and Christian theologians. those books are meant to aid scholars and students locate concise and actual remedies of significant theological terms.
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