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Irenaeus on the Christian faith : a condensation of Against heresies

Author: Irenaeus, Saint Bishop of Lyon.; James R Payton
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : James Clarke & Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Annotation With this distillation readers now have access to Irenaeus' rich presentation of the Christian faith, saturated in a thorough knowledge of Scripture and steadfastly rooted in the apostolic tradition of the early church. For anyone who wants to know what the early Christian church had received and passed on from the apostles.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Payton Jr, James R.
Irenaeus on the Christian Faith : A Condensation of Against Heresies.
Havertown : James Clarke & Co, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irenaeus, Saint Bishop of Lyon.; James R Payton
ISBN: 0227900170 9780227900178
OCLC Number: 844250232
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 195 pages)
Contents: Frontcover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Life of Irenaeus; Opposing Gnosticism; The General Gnostic Pattern; Gnostic Christianity; Irenaeus ' Presentation of Christianity; Unity and Coherence; One Lord, One Faith, One History; Recapitulation; Significance of Against Heresies; First in a Long Line; An Audacious but Unanswered Claim; Irenaeus and "Normative" Christianity; Structure of Against Heresies; Book 1; Book 2; Book 3; Book 4; Book 5; Bibliography; Back cover.
Other Titles: Adversus haereses.
Against heresies
Responsibility: James R. Payton Jr.

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A new and accessible version of Irenaeus' classic work, focusing on the great theologian's exposition of the Christian faith.  Read more...

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His [Irenaeus] most important writings 'Against Heresies' was a powerful refutation of Gnostic thought. This book presents an anthology (condensation) of this work.' Anthony Dupont, Tijdschrift voor Read more...

 
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