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Irenaeus of Lyons [electronic resource]: Identifying Christianity

John Behr
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Christian theology in context
ISBN
019921462X, 9780199214624
Summary
In this contextual study of Irenaeus of Lyons, the first great theologian of the Christian tradition, John Behr sets Irenaeus both within his own context of the second century and our contemporary context.
Contents
  • Irenaeus of Lyons : ambassador for peace, reconciliation, and toleration
  • Vienne and Lyons
  • The Christian communities in Rome
  • Irenaeus and Florinus, Eleutherus and Victor
  • Irenaeus and Polycarp
  • The chronology of Irenaeus' life and writings
  • Against the heresies
  • Structure
  • Refutation and overthrowal (haer. 1-2)
  • The glory of God (haer. 3-5)
  • The concise word
  • The arc of the economy
  • The work of God
  • The symphony of salvation
  • Living humans beings, the martyrs.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-231) and index.
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