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A Letter to Gregory Thaumaturgus

Origen urges Gregory to use his secular learning, particularly philosophy, in the service of Christianity, after the figure of the Israelites spoiling the Egyptians for treasures which they later transformed into sacred furnishings and vessels for the service of the living God. F. Crombie translation, from Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol. 4, American edition.

Submitted in section: Religion & Spirituality: Christianity: Church History: Early Christian Writings: Origen: Works: A Letter to Gregory Thaumaturgus

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