[awr-i-jen, -juhn, or-]
(Origenes Admantius) a.d. 185?–254?, Alexandrian writer, Christian theologian, and teacher.

Origenian, adjective, noun
Origenism, noun
Origenist, noun
Origenistic, adjective
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Origen (ˈɒrɪˌdʒɛn)
?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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