The Theological Use of Eating and Drinking Metaphors in Origen’s De Principiis

@article{Soler2019TheTU,
  title={The Theological Use of Eating and Drinking Metaphors in Origen’s De Principiis},
  author={Fernando Soler},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Antikes Christentum / Journal of Ancient Christianity},
  year={2019}
}
  • Fernando Soler
  • Published 1 April 2019
  • Philosophy
  • Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum / Journal of Ancient Christianity
This article focuses on the theological use of the eating and drinking metaphors in Origen’s De principiis. The work is organized in three parts: 1. Physiological convictions regarding eating and drinking, where it is briefly shown how Origen understands this process in a biological approach; this is important because these convictions operate as assumptions within which the Alexandrian constructs his theology. 2. Methodological remarks about the semantic field of eating or drinking, at a…