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second Origenist controversy a new perspective on Cyril of Scythopolis" monastic biographies as historical sources for sixth-century Origenism by DaniГ«l Hombergen

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Published by Pontificio Ateneo S. Anselmo in Roma .
Written in English


  • Cyril, -- of Scythopolis, -- ca. 524-ca. 558,
  • Origen -- Influence.,
  • Heresies, Christian -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Apologetics -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Christian hagiography -- History.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- Palestine -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

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Edition Notes

StatementDaniël Hombergen.
SeriesStudia Anselmiana -- 132
The Physical Object
Pagination448 p. :
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18346387M
ISBN 108881390914

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The Second Origenist Controversy: A New Perspective on Cyril of Scythopolis' Monastic Biographies as Historical Sources for Sixth-century Origenism. John Cassian and Germanus fled the controversy provoked by Theophilus, with about other Origenist monks, who continued to practice their beliefs in Palestine and Syria into the sixth century when a series of events drove Origenism underground for good.5/5(1). the Second Origenist Controversy, on a level different from that of the mere What Cyril reports is that the first adherents of Origenism were the AOYIlllTEPOl of the New Laura, VS 83 (SCHWARTZ), ,18; VC 13 (ibid.), , He presents these monks "as a group of critical and rebellious intellectuals", B. DALEY, "The Origenism of LeontiusFile Size: 22MB. Cyril of Scythopolis and the Second Origenist Controversy: Summary of a Critical Study on Cyril's Monastic Biographies Concerning Their Reliability as Historical Sources for Sixth-century Origenism .

Shaped by the Trinitarian and ascetic debates, and later to influence clashes between Augustine and the Pelagians, the Origenist controversy intersected with patristic campaigns against pagan “idolatry” and Manichean and astrological determinism. And although orthodoxy was more narrowly defined by that era than during Origen's lifetime in the third century, his speculative, Platonizing theology was not the only issue at stake in the Origenist controversy: "Origen" became a code word for nontheological complaints as well. is a platform for academics to share research papers.   4. The West was far less inclined to accept Origen's writings or universalism, thus the "Origenist Controversy." Origens views were controversial and led to life long friendships ending, Jerome and Rufinus split ways over Origens writings. Think about it.

The Second Origenist Crisis occurred in the sixth century, during the height of Byzantine monasticism. Although the Second Origenist Crisis is not nearly as well documented as the first, it seems to have primarily concerned the teachings of Origen's later followers, rather than anything Origen . The second Origenist controversy: a new perspective on Cyril of Scythopolis' monastic biographies as historical sources for sixth-century origenism. [Daniël Hombergen] Your Web browser is . To some readers—students of early Christian history—the themes of The Origenist Controversy will seem an archaic throwback to those of the second and third centuries: then, defending the resurrection body and free will and debating the “unforgivable sin” engaged the intellectual energies of Christians. For four years he was mercilessly active: he condemned Origen's books at the Council of Alexandria (), with an armed band he expelled the monks from Nitria, he wrote to the bishops of Cyprus and Palestine to win them over to his anti-Origenist crusade, issued paschal letters in , , and against Origen's doctrine, and sent a missive to Pope Anastasius asking for the condemnation of .