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Origen

[awr-i-jen, -juh n, or-] /ˈɔr ɪˌdʒɛn, -dʒən, ˈɒr-/
noun
1.
(Origenes Admantius) a.d. 185?–254? Alexandrian writer, Christian theologian, and teacher.
Related forms
Origenian, adjective, noun
Origenism, noun
Origenist, noun
Origenistic, adjective
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Origen

/ˈɒrɪˌdʒɛn/
noun
1.
?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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