Origenism

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Origen +‎ -ism

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Origenism (uncountable)

  1. (Catholic, religion) The teachings of Origen of Alexandria (fl. 3rd century), a Greek Church Father.
    1. (Catholic, religion, chiefly) Apocatastasis, the doctrine that all creatures including Satan will be saved before the end of time, condemned as anathema at the AD 543 Synod of Constantinople
    2. (Catholic, religion, chiefly) The doctrine that all souls are created by God prior to conception, also condemned as anathema at the Synod of Constantinople

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