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Irenaeus of Lyons

Author: Robert M Grant
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Series: Early church fathers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the second century the Christian world was shaken by the Gnostics. Irenaeus came from Asia Minor via Rome to become bishop of Lyons, clarify Christian doctrines and fight the Gnostics with a major, five-volume work. He was a living part of his contemporary culture and his approach filled early Christian thought with new life. The writings of Irenaeus exist as a whole only in Latin and Armenian. This study  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Grant, Robert McQueen, 1917-
Irenaeus of Lyons.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 96007705
Named Person: Irenaeus, Saint Bishop of Lyon.; Irénée, saint évêque de Lyon.; Irenaeus, Saint Bishop of Lyon.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Grant
ISBN: 9780203136171 0203136179 9780415118378 0415118379 9780415118385 0415118387 1280651873 9781280651878 9786610651870 6610651876
OCLC Number: 70765549
Description: 1 online resource (214 pages).
Contents: The life of Irenaeus --
Gnostic origins --
Against the Valentinians --
Christian books and traditions --
Greek education against gnosticism --
Rhetoric in theology --
[Text of] Translation against heresies : on the detection and refutation of the knowledge falsely so called : Books I-V.
Series Title: Early church fathers.
Responsibility: Robert M. Grant.

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This study offers new translations of significant parts of his work, critically based on a complete reconstruction of the original Greek in the French series Sources Chretiennes.  Read more...

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..." a satisfying introduction to "Against Heresies ... [T]eachers of Gnosticism, of early Christianity, and of the Fathers may find this study useful for classroom use."-Mary Ann Donovan, SC, Jesuit Read more...

 
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