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Greek theologian who was bishop of Lyons and an antiheretical writer

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Feast day of St Irenaeus of Lyon served was of were sacrifice
Psalm 81:6 appears in patristic writings as early as the second century in Justin Martyr, Irenaeus of Lyon and Clement of Alexandria.
2) Like Cervantes before him, Borges describes his own (Gnostic) library: A Spanish-language encyclopedia, Quevedo's "Sueno del infierno," Irenaeus of Lyon, and above all, German-language tomes: a translation of the British theosophist G.
Then, with a touch of Gallic pride he remembered Irenaeus of Lyon, renowned bishop and martyr.
The essays discuss the story of Codex Tchacos and the Gospel of Judas, the gospel's alternative vision, its relation to other gospels, the gnostic connection, whether Judas was a hero or villain, and Irenaeus of Lyon.
Saint Irenaeus of Lyon, in the second century, summed up the Christian faith with these simple and wonderful words: "The glory of God is a human being fully alive.
His four case studies include not only Irenaeus of Lyon and Athanasius of Alexandria, but also Tertullian of Carthage and Cyril of Jerusalem.
When examining the notion of oikonomia, I do not refer to any particular tradition of the Orthodox churches but I seek rather to focus on the church fathers of the first centuries such as Irenaeus of Lyon or Basil the Great.
In 180 Irenaeus of Lyon became upset with Marcion, a renegade theologian, and provided the most compelling theological rationale for the bishop's emergence as the sole authoritative teacher of the local church.
College, Ontario) characterizes Irenaeus of Lyons (c.
Anthony BRIGGMAN, Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit, Oxford: Oxford University Press (<<Oxford early christian Studies>>), 2012, 247 pp.
Though it disappeared from the historical record, the Gospel of Judas is not unknown; the second-century bishop Irenaeus of Lyons condemned the authors of the text as heretical.
Irenaeus of Lyons in his work Against the Heresies, written around A.
The Early Church in Her Own Words: Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus of Lyons, 2002, $16.
When Baur wrote, his knowledge of gnosticism was limited mostly to secondary sources, indeed mostly to ancient Christian writers like Irenaeus of Lyons who presented the gnostics as renegades perverting the Christian message and demanding refutation.