Our Sunday School class is presently studying the origin of the CHURCH. Obviously, it is based on the Bible (where possible); however, we are also going into historical records outside the Bible. Origen seems to be one of the problems. Origen lived around 210 AD and was the Head Master of the catechistical school in Alexandria. Our church considers him very influential in bring about much of the heretical teaching that found a place in the christendom. Among them are the following: Scriptural interpretations are allegorical by nature. The redeemed can become lost again. Infant baptism is established throught Origen's "Comments on Romans" Origen was highly influenced by Hellenistic thought (Greek Philosophy).