Celsus and Orthodoxy?

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The blogger makes three points:

  1. Celsus is under the impression that “orthodoxy” preceded heresy. Heresy originated out of selfish desires of Christians.
  2. Celsus implies that there was no diversity among the first Christians, but Origen insists that diversity has been a part of Christianity from its earliest days.
  3. There are many sects of Christians known to Celsus.

via Does Celsus Give Evidence of Early “Orthodox” Primacy? | Earliest Christianity.

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