The Gnosis of Origen
 
Mostly forgotten and covered up by mainstream Christianity, the ancient Church Father Origen of Alexandria’s mystical approach to scripture was both more sophisticated than many of his contemporaries and much of the modern world. Deeper than mere allegory he viewed holy scriptures as a living path to mystical union. And that’s just one aspect of this amazing man’s incredible theology. We talk Origen on this Talk Gnosis with our guest the Rev. Dr. Christopher King, an Episcopal priest who earned his doctorate in theology from Oxford University.