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Irenaeus on the Christian faith

a condensation of Against heresies

by Irenaeus Saint, Bishop of Lyon

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Published by Pickwick Publications in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apologetics,
  • Gnosticism,
  • Doctrinal Theology,
  • Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAgainst heresies
    StatementJames R. Payton Jr
    ContributionsPayton, James R., 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR65.I63 A3313 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxix, 214 p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858538M
    ISBN 101608996247
    ISBN 109781608996247
    LC Control Number2011281348
    OCLC/WorldCa703218681

    Klappentext Description: Irenaeus of Lyons (c. ) was the greatest theologian of the early post-apostolic church. In his writings we have access to the Christian teaching of a spiritual grandson of the apostle John, for Irenaeus' instructor in the faith was himself taught by the apostle. Irenaeus stresses the importance of apostolic teaching and faithfully handing on the apostolic. [4]THE DEBT OF IRENAEUS TO JUSTIN MARTYR 6 III. [5]THE DOCTRINE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN JUSTIN AND IRENAEUS 24 [6]The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching 69 [7]Index of Scriptural Quotations [8]General Index _____ ST IRENAEUS. THE DEMONSTRATION OF THE. APOSTOLIC PREACHING.

    One of the great early Christian writings of the second century, The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching is a book all true believers can learn from. In writing to his friend, Irenaeus unfolds the Christian faith by quoting extensively from the Old Testament.   Irenaeus of Lyons – the man who wrote books tells the story of a hero. He was a follower of Jesus Christ. He served him far away from home. And to help his fellow Christians – he wrote books. This large hardback book for children, from the pen of Sinclair Ferguson, is .

      After noting that all of these Scriptures teach the rudimentary essentials of the Christian faith (one God, the Law and the Prophets i.e. Old Testament, etcetera–see AH ) Irenaeus speaks of how Gnostics often try contradicting the authority of the . This short seminar paper explores what Irenaeus meant by ‘the Rule of Faith’ and how he used this to defend the church against heresies?


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Irenaeus on the Christian faith by Irenaeus Saint, Bishop of Lyon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description: Irenaeus of Lyons (c. ) is heralded as one of the greatest theologians Irenaeus on the Christian faith book the post-apostolic church. The spiritual grandson of the apostle John, for his instructor in the faith was himself taught by the apostle, his writing stresses the importance of apostolic teaching and faithfully handing on the apostolic tradition.

Irenaeus on the Christian Faith () by James R. Payton Jr. Title: Irenaeus on the Christian Faith By: James R. Payton Jr. Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Pickwick Publications Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 1 pound 1 ounce ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: James Payton begins his book with a cymbal clash: ‘Irenaeus was the greatest theologian to arise in the Church since the times of the Apostles.’ He is absolutely right.

In recent decades he has been caricatured, by some, in the cause of rehabilitating the Gnostics, but his status as a Christian theologian is monumental and his insight is mystically profound. Irenaeus on the Christian Faith: A Condensation of Against Heresies () by James R.

Payton Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Irenaeus' massive Against Heresies offers a winsome and compelling presentation of the Christian faith, but few have read this magnum opus since the first two of its five books focus on exposing and answering Gnostic heresies, and the only complete English version is difficult to read.

This volume eliminates both these obstacles. Irenaeus on the Christian faith; a condensation of Against heresies. Irenaeus. and trans. by James R. Payton Jr. James Clarke & Co. pages $ BR65 Payton (history, Redeemer U.

College, Ontario) characterizes Irenaeus of Lyons (c. ) as the greatest Christian theologian since the time of the apostles, and his main work.

Irenaeus, rule of faith, against heresies. does not receive any personally identifiable information from the search bar below. Irenaeus' Rule of Faith.

Irenaeus gives a rule of faith, one of the longer ones, in Against Heresies I Are you enjoying this site. We have several books with great reviews from readers. CHESAPEAKE, VA (Catholic Online) - Born in Asia Minor in A.D., Irenaeus was educated in Smyrna where he learned the Christian faith from Polycarp.

Polycarp was a friend of John, the beloved disciple, the author of the Gospel that bears his name. He learned it from the One who proclaimed, lived, and was the Good News - Jesus Christ.

Irenaeus of Lyons (c. - ) is heralded as one of the greatest theologians of the post-apostolic church. The spiritual grandson of the apostle John, for his instructor in the faith was himself taught by the apostle, his writing stresses the importance of apostolic teaching and faithfully handing on the apostolic : James R.

Payton. Irenaeus: Against Heresies From: Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. Edited by Alexander Roberts BOOK III. PREFACE. THOU hast indeed enjoined upon me, my very dear friend, that I should bring to light the Valentinian doctrines, concealed, as their votaries imagine; that I should exhibit their diversity,File Size: KB.

Irenaeus argues that the faith was given by Christ to the Apostles, and then to the bishops to whom the disciples appointed.

Which is exactly what the Catholic church teaches today. The Historic Author: William Hemsworth. Matthew Mark Luke John Acts of the Apostles Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians 1 Timothy (Preface) 2 Timothy Titus 1 Peter 1 John 2 John Era: Patristic age.

Irenaeus saw martyrdom as the culmination of the Christian path and a chance to demonstrate what he considered the highest form of love: love for our enemies. Irenaeus’s Relevance. Irenaeus' primary goal in writing Against Heresies was to attack rival Christian sects that he deemed heretical, mainly the Gnostics and Marcionites.

[10] [11] [12] In particular, he sought to disprove what he saw as incorrect interpretations of scripture on the part of Gnostics such as Valentinus. [13]. Irenaeus provides an early, robust biblical theology of the Christian faith that is pertinent for today’s theological construction.

The majority of information about Gnosticism is taken from James R. Payton Jr., Irenaeus on the Christian Faith: A Condensation of Against Heresies (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, ), ix–xiv, 1– IRENAEUS AGAINST HERESIES BOOK 1 PREFACE 1.

INASMUCH as certain men have set the truth aside, and bring in lying words and vain genealogies, which, as the apostle says, “minister questions rather than godly edifying which is in faith,” and by means of their craftily-constructed plausibilities draw away the minds of theFile Size: 1MB.

Irenaeus' massive Against Heresies offers a winsome and compelling presentation of the Christian faith, but few have read this magnum opus since the first two of its five books focus on exposing and answering Gnostic heresies, and the only complete English version is.

Chapter X.—Unity of the faith of the Church throughout the whole world. The Church, though dispersed through our the whole world, even to the ends of the earth, has received from the apostles and their disciples this faith: [She believes] in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them; and in one Christ Jesus, the Son of God, who.

Irenaeus of Lyons (AD –) was bishop of Lyon in Gaul. He was an early Church Father and apologist. His work played a key role in forming Christian theology. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Irenaeus was born into a Christian family. He was a priest at. Irenaeus’s stress on the unity of the church is the most prominent polemical aspect of the entire work.

The rest of book 1 is a long catalog of other prominent Christian heresies, each of which. First, Irenaeus appears to have been a pivotal figure in the formation of the Christian Bible—the book of Scripture. As noted earlier, while 2nd- century Christians were generally in agreement about the authority of the Hebrew Scriptures (notable excepts, like Marcion, notwithstanding), there was no consensus about which of the writings.St.

Irenaeus (ca. ), Bishop of Lyons The writings of St. Irenaeus entitle him to a high place among the fathers of the Church, for they not only laid the foundations of Christian theology but, by exposing and refuting the errors of the gnostics, they delivered the Catholic Faith from the real danger of the doctrines of those heretics.Electronic books Early works to Additional Physical Format: Print version: Payton, James R., Jr.

Irenaeus on the Christian Faith: A Condensation of Against Heresies. Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publishers, © Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: James R.