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Against Celsus (Greek Κατὰ Κέλσου, Kata Kelsou; Latin Contra Celsum), is the title of a major work by the Church Father Origen of Alexandria, written in 248 AD, countering the writings of Celsus, a pagan philosopher and controversialist who wrote a scathing attack on Christianity in his treatise The True Word.[1][need quotation to verify]

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  1. ^ Herzog, Johann Jakob; Philip Schaff; Albert Hauck (December 1908). "Celsus". In Samual Macauley Jackson. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge. II. New York and London: Funk and Wagnalls Company. p. 466. 

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