Key Facts:

Date 231/232
Location Alexandria
Summoned By Bishop Demetrius
Purpose To judge Origen, who had been accused of being illegally ordained.
Key Events The council forbade Origen from teaching or living in Alexandria; his ordination was judged to be invalid.


Simonetti, M. “Alexandria” inĀ Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity2 (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014), 1.81-83

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Last updated: 7-9-2019

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