Origen of the species (was: Re: New List Members)

Damien Broderick (damien@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au)
Thu, 18 Jun 1998 12:09:09 +0000

At 10:53 PM 6/16/98 -0700, an apostate of the faith wrote:

>a certain
>early Christian theologian by the name of Origen was very highly regarded by
>most priests and bishops, including quite a few who were later named saints;
>afterward, his teachings and his very name were blasphemy

Ah yes, a great man and deep thinker - literally hacked off his own
genitals (for the love of God, natch). Christianity'd have been far better
off with him at the helm. Um, now that I think about it--

Damien Broderick