As Jerome remarks to a friend,
It is impossible that you should hold the opinion of Origen, Priscillian, and other heretics that it is for deeds done in a former life that souls are confined in earthly and mortal bodies.
You have to be a loon to think that deeds in a previous life (as though there were such a thing) is what ‘dooms’ people to human-ness. Origen was a real unhinged madman who knew virtually nothing of authentic, orthodox, Christian faith.
How does he have admirers?