New Origen seminar in Cambridge

On November 25, the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism is hosting the second seminar on Religion and Philosophy in Origenism Old and New II.

2017.11.07 | Birgitte Bøgh

Religion and Philosophy in Origenism Old and New II

25th November 2017, Divinity Faculty Cambridge

Organised by Christian Hengstermann
Like the first seminar, the second postgraduate seminar on religion and philosophy in Origenism old and new, organized by the EU ITN and the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism, is meant to promote the dialogue among researchers working on Origen and his reception.

Everyone interested in attending the workshop are very welcome. Please write an email to Christian Hengstermann if you have questions ( or

Seminar Schedule

Theology and Philosophy in Origenism Old and New II

Divinity Faculty, Cambridge, 25 November 2017

09.00–10.00   Douglas Hedley, Introduction: Platonism in Christianity – The Hermeneutics of Christian Platonism in Werner Beierwaltes

10.00–11.00   Ryan Haecker, Cambridge: On Origen’s Speculative Angelology

Coffee break

11.30–12.30   Andrea Bianchi, Milan: Origen as “simia Philonis”: Jean Le Clerc’s hermeneutical considerations on the Alexandrine

Lunch break

13.30–14.30   Bogdan Deznan, Bucharest: The Logos and Deification in the Thought of Origen and Henry More: Some Considerations

14.30–15.30   Remus Menoila, Bucharest: Bonus Scripturarum Interpres, malus dogmatistes: Isaac Newton's reading of Origen.

Coffee break

16.00–17.00   Marilyn Lewis, Bristol: Origenism and Arminianism in Henry Hallywell’s Deus Justificatus (1668) 

17.00–18.00    Joshua Roe, Münster: The Oblique Origen in Schelling: a methodology for idiosyncratic reception

18.00–18.30   Final Panel Discussion

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