Origen on Tongues: the Source Texts

In keeping with the Gift of Tongues Project which is to provide the original sources in a digital format, enclosed are the source-works of Origen relating to the doctrine of tongues.

For the full English list of translations and analysis please go to Origen on the Dogma of Tongues.

Origenis. In Jeremiam Homilia. MPG. Vol. 13. Col. 384ff.

Διὰ τοῦτο καὶ ἡνίκα μὲν οὐκ εκινοῦντο ἀπὸ ἀνατολῶν οἱ ἄνθρωποι, οὐκ ἐσκόρπισεν αὐτοὺς ὁ Θεός· ὅτε δὲ ἐκίνησαν

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Origen on Tongues Updated

A brief explanation to the update and revision of Origen on the Dogma of Tongues

Origen on the Gift of Tongues, now renamed as Origen on the Dogma of Tongues, was one of the first articles generated when the Gift of Tongues Project began over a decade ago. It was a time when the internet had little or few resources to offer in relation to Patristics. Doing morphological analysis was an extremely time consuming work that was

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Origen on Knowledge

How to properly translate and understand Origen when he uses knowledge words.

Origen, a third century Church Father considered by many historians to be a great writer and thinker, was very much steeped in Greek literature, structure and thought. This was very much reflected in his writings.

This is especially found in the catena ascribed to him on I Corinthians. One is hard-pressed to comprehend the semantics of his knowledge words. This applies to the majority of his other

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Evangelicals and Health Care Ethics

How health care ethics need to be ingrained in the fabric of the evangelical mindset.

Technology has introduced great breakthroughs on issues of life and death but has also naturally brought about new ethical issues that the traditional faith has not been prepared to engage in.

Most evangelicals are left with making life or death decisions, not on the basis of religious piety, but the insistence of economics or social convenience. They are game time decisions made in hospitals and

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