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The Philocalia of Origen: A Compilation of Selected Passages From Origen's Works Made by St. Gregory of Nazianzus and St. Basil of Cæsarea (Classic Reprint)

Lewis, George

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The translation here undertaken is, by kind permission, from the Revised Text (Cambridge, University Press, 1893) of Dr. Armitage Robinson, then Norrisian Professor of Divinity, subsequently Dean of Westminster, now Dean of Wells, who thus describes the original: "The Philocalia of Origen is a compilation of selected passages from Origen's works made by SS. Gregory and Basil. The wholesale destruction of his writings which followed upon the warfare waged against his opinions shortly after his death, has caused a special value to attach to the Philocalia as preserving to us in the original much of Origen's work which would otherwise have been entirely lost, or would have survived only in the translations of Rufinus. Moreover, even his great and comparatively popular work against Celsus depends for its text solely on a manuscript of the thirteen century, so that we have a cause for gratitude in the preservation of a large part of it in the Philocalia. But apart from its textual importance, this collection deserves attention as forming an excellent introduction to the study of Origen. Much of his best thought is here presented to us, arranged under various important heads; and we are guided to the appreciation of his theological standpoint by two of the strongest intellects of the century after his own."

Bishop Westcott's account of "the great teacher of Alexandria - of him whose proper name is said to mean the Son of light, and whose labours earned for him the title of Adamantine," may perhaps be of service to the reader. "The fortunes of Origen during his lifetime aptly prefigured the fate of his writings.

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George K. Lewis is professor emeritus of geography at Boston University and a lifelong resident of Wayland. He is a frequent writer and lecturer on Wayland topics, as well as the interplay of geography and history in New England. He is an active member
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