In the Image of Origen Hardback

Eros, Virtue, and Constraint in the Early Christian Academy

by David Satran;

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In the Image of Origen

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The most prominent Christian theologian and exegete of the third century, Origen was also an influential teacher. In the famed Thanksgiving Address, one of his students-often thought to be Gregory Thaumaturgus, later bishop of Cappadocia-delivered an emotionally charged account of his tutelage in Roman Palestine. Although it is one of the few "personal" accounts by a Christian author to have survived from the period, the Address is more often cited than read closely. But as David Satran demonstrates, this short work has much to teach us today. At its center stands the question of moral character, anchored by the image of Origen himself, and David Satran's careful analysis of the text sheds new light on higher education in the early Church as well as the intimate relationship between master and disciple.

In the Image of Origen by David Satran was published by University of California Press in December 2017. The ISBN for In the Image of Origen is 9780520291232.

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Details for In the Image of Origen

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherUniversity of California Press (December 2017)
Number of Pages224
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4450375
Page last updated 7th June 2018
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