Origen Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Berchman, Robert M. From Philo to Origen: Middle Platonism in Translation. Chico, California: Scholars Press, 1984, 359p.

An historical inquiry into the emergence of the Jewish and Christian Platonic philosophies in the formative period of Judaism and Christianity in Alexandria.

Butterworth, G.W., ed., trans. Origen: On First Principles. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1973, 342 p.

Contains two good general introductions to Origen's work, one by Henri De Lubac, author of Histoire et Esprit: L'intelligence de l'Écriture d'après Origene (1950), and one by Butterworth.

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