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Irenaeus of Lyons (Robert M Grant) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 1996) 9780415118378


Title: Irenaeus of Lyons

Author: Grant, Robert M

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 1996

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415118378

Volumes: 1; Pages: 224

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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. Here, Robert M. Grant offers translations of significant parts of his work, critically based on a complete reconstruction of the original Greek in the French series Sources Chretiennes. This collection will also be an invaluable resource for students of the Early Church.

Reviews

"... 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 School of Theology at Berkeley/Graduate Theological Union

"Grant's insightful remarks and discerning English rendition of the Greek text make a splendid contribution to the corpus of early Christian texts in translation."--C. Thomas McCollough, Centre College Religous Studies Review

Table of Contents

1. The Life of Irenaeus

2. Gnostic Origins

3. Against the Valentinians

4. Scripture and Tradition

5. Literature and Philosophy

6. Theological Method

Translations

Select Index.

Bibliography.
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