Irenaeus on the Christian Faith

Irenaeus on the Christian Faith Irenaeus Of Lyons C 130 202 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 Tradition Irenaeus S Magnum Opus Against Heresies Offers An Unparalleled Insight And Interpretation Of John S Own Writing And An Exposition Of The Christian Faith Payton S Compendium Is A Careful Distillation Of Irenaeus S Masterpiece He Presents St Irenaeus S Writings As A Collective And Seminal Point In The Development Of Christian Theology, From Its Genesis In The First Century, And As A Compelling Exploration Of The Christian Doctrines Of The Early Church For Years James Payton Has Studied Irenaeus S Most Important Work The Result Is An Extremely Accessible And Yet Still Erudite Condensation Of Ireneus S Theology The Essential Companion To A Work Founded In A Thorough Knowledge Of Scripture And Steadfastly Rooted In The Apostolic Tradition Of The Early Church.Payton S Examination Of Patristic Theology Is Vital For Those Interested In Learning What The Early Christian Church Received And Passed On From The Apostles. Payton realized that much of the helpful theological material in Against Heresies remains inaccessibly buried to most Christians The recitation of Gnostic beliefs in the first several books of Against Heresies discourage readers from pushing forward to theologically rich passages Further, until recently Against Heresies was only available in an older 19th century translation the recent translation in the ACW series

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  • 216 pages
  • Irenaeus on the Christian Faith
  • James R. Payton Jr.
  • 03 July 2019
  • 9780227900178