St. Dionysius "the Great" of Alexandria

Dionysius of Alexandria, referred to as “the Great” by Eusebius, Basil of Caesarea and others, is characterized by the Catholic Encyclopedia as “undoubtedly, after St. Cyprian, the most eminent bishop of the third century… like St. Cyprian, less a great theologian than a great administrator.”  He joined the Catechetical School of Alexandria and was a student of Origen.  He later became Bishop of Alexandria and his one surviving letter is to Pope Dionysius of Rome in response to a demand for an explanation regarding his doctrine on the relationship of God to His Logos.  Dionysius is considered the 14th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

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