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Celsus (Greek: was a 2nd century Greek philosopher and opponent of Christianity. He is known to us entirely because his literary work, The True Word (Account, Doctrine or Discourse), was largely reproduced in excerpts by Origen in his counter-polemic Contra Celsum. The work is the earliest extant anti-Christian polemic.





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