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Published: 24 September 2021

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780192846648

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Origen and Prophecy

Fate, Authority, Allegory, and the Structure of Scripture

Claire Hall

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • Provides a detailed new reading of Origen's ideas about prophecy
  • · Examines prophecy across all of Origen's varied corpus, engaging with research in Ancient Philosophy, Early Christian Studies, Jewish Studies, and the study of divination and prophecy in Classics
  • Examines free will, foreknowledge, prophetic ecstasy, the authority of prophets, epistemology, and the role of Christ in Origen's concept of prophecy