Dream-visions, prophecy and contemplation in Origen's Contra Celsum

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Abstract

Neil examines the role of dream-visions in Origen's Contra Celsum in the context of New Testament and patristic teachings on prophecy and divination.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPraying and contemplating in Late Antiquity
Subtitle of host publicationreligious and philosophical interactions
EditorsEleni Pachoumi, Mark Edwards
Place of PublicationTuebingen
PublisherMohr Siebeck
Chapter8
Pages123-137
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783161565946
ISBN (Print)9783161561191
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventPraying and Contemplating: religious and philosophical interactions in Late Antiquity - North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Duration: 31 Mar 20161 Apr 2016

Publication series

NameStudien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum
PublisherMohr Siebeck
Volume113
ISSN (Print)1436-3003
ISSN (Electronic)2568-7433

Conference

ConferencePraying and Contemplating
CountrySouth Africa
CityPotchefstroom
Period31/03/161/04/16

Keywords

  • Origen of Alexandria
  • dream-visions
  • Late Antiquity
  • neo-Platonism
  • Contra Celsum

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    Neil, B. (2018). Dream-visions, prophecy and contemplation in Origen's Contra Celsum. In E. Pachoumi, & M. Edwards (Eds.), Praying and contemplating in Late Antiquity: religious and philosophical interactions (pp. 123-137). (Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum ; Vol. 113). Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck.