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Contra Celsum

Origen

Contra Celsum

by Origen

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Published by Cambridge U.P in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Celsus, -- fl. 180

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated with an introduction andnotes by Henry Chadwick.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination531p.,26cm
    Number of Pages531
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18752009M

      The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD, and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City of God is for Western Christendom. It is also one of the chief monuments of the coming together of ancient Greek culture and the new faith of the expanding Christian society.4/5(64). Origen: Contra Celsum by Origen/Chadwick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Origen: Contra Celsum by Origen/chadwick - AbeBooks.

      This huge volume of text includes eight full-length books, all in one eBook! Against Celsus, Greek Kata Kelsou, Latin Contra Celsum, is the title of a major work by the Church Father Origen of Alexandria, countering the writings of Celsus the Platonist. It 4/5. The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries A.D., and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City of God is for Western Christendom. It is also one of the chief monuments of the coming together of ancient Greek culture and the new faith of the expanding Christian society.

    The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD and a chief monument to Greek Orthodoxy. Professor Chadwick's English translation explores this text through detailed notes and discussion on both Celsus and Origen. Against Celsus, Books I-III Contra Celsum. Kata Kelsou. Against Celsus, Books I-III Contra Celsum. Kata Kelsou. Authored By: Origen.


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Book Description The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD and a chief monument to Greek Orthodoxy. Professor Chadwick's English translation explores this text through detailed Cited by: Home > Fathers of the Church > Contra Celsum (Origen > Book I.

Contra Celsum, Book I. And challenging a comparison of book with book, I would say, Come now, good sir, take down the poems Contra Celsum book Linus, and of Musæus, and of Orpheus, and the writings of Pherecydes. Book Description The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD and a chief monument to Greek Orthodoxy.

Professor Chadwick's English translation explores this text through detailed 5/5(5). Against Celsus (Contra Celsum) is a lengthy defense of the Christian faith, written by Origen in 8 separate "books" or sections, in answer to another book, "The True Doctrine" written in This was one of my very few forays into reading the Church Fathers (Origen wrote this in about A.D.), and it was a fascinating experience -- one that I look forward to repeating on more occasions 4/5.

Origen: Contra Celsum (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Origen: Contra Celsum. Author. Origen/Chadwick. Publisher. Contra Celsum book Cambridge University Press.

Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient. The first book of our answer to the treatise of Celsus, entitled A True Discourse, which concluded with the representation of the Jew addressing Jesus, having now extended to a sufficient length, we intend the present part as a reply to the charges brought by him against those who have been converted from Judaism to Christianity.

Origen: Contra Celsum - Book 6. From: Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. Edited by Alexander Robert, BOOK VI. CHAP. IN beginning this our sixth book, we desire, my reverend Ambrosius, to answer in it those accusations which Celsus brings against the Christians, not, as might be supposed, those objections which he has adduced from writers on.

THE first book of our answer to the treatise of Celsus, entitled A True Discourse, which con-eluded with the representation of the Jew addressing Jesus, having now extended to a sufficient length, we intend the present part as a reply to the charges brought by him against those who have been converted from Judaism to Christianity.

This book has been incorrectly catalogued. This is not Chadwick's excellent English translation but rather Selwyn's Greek text of Origen's, Against Celsus, Books I Pages: Origen. Contra Celsus BOOK I. PREFACE. WHEN false witnesses testified against our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, He remained silent; and when unfounded charges were brought against Him, He returned no answer, believing that His whole life and conductFile Size: 1MB.

The giant treatise "Contra Celsum" is Origen's main and longest work. It is of significance for both Greek Patristics and Ancient Philosophy.

However, the extant text of the treatise is lacunose 3/5(1). For it is written in the book of Deuteronomy: "And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldst be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations unto the whole heaven.

Title: Origen's Contra Celsum: Books One - Four By: William Selwyn(ED.) Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Wipf & Stock Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 1 pound ISBN: Pages: Celsus (Greek: Κέλσος) was a 2nd-century Roman philosopher, writing in Greek, and an opponent of early Christianity.

He is known for his literary work, The True Word (also Account, Doctrine or Discourse; Greek: Λόγος Ἀληθής), which survives exclusively in Origen's quotations from it in Contra work, c. is the earliest known comprehensive attack on /5. Contra Celsum is considered to be one of the most important works of early Christian apologetics and is the first treatise in which a Christian philosopher is able to hold his own against an educated pagan.

Origen's replies are certainly worth reading in their own right, but the following excerpts are chosen in order to show how a thoughtful "pagan" viewed Christianity. In the excerpts that follow, Celsus' words are highlighted for easy of reading. Excerpts from Contra Celsus by Origen Translation is from volume 4 of The Ante-Nicene Fathers.

Book description Few works of the early Church are as interesting to the modern reader or as important to the historian as Origen's reply to the attack on Christianity made by the pagan Celsus. The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD, and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City of God is for Cited by: Origenes: Contra Celsum Libri VIII | M.

Marcovich | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD, and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City. The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD, and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City of God is for Western Christendom.

It is also one of the chief monuments of the coming together of ancient Greek culture and the new faith of the expanding Christian society. The Contra Celsum is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD, and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City of God is for Western Christendom.

It is also one of the chief monuments of the coming together of ancient Greek culture and the new faith of the expanding Christian : $is found in the treatise Contra Celsum, by Origen, the most influential Greek theologian of the 3rd century, in which he argued at some length against.

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