Against Heresies 3




      Against Heresies 3
It follows then, as of course, that these men must either receive the rest of his narrative, or else reject these parts also For no persons of common sense can permit them to receive some things recounted by Luke as being true, and to set others aside, as if he had not known the truth And if indeed Marcion s followers reject these, they will then possess no Gospel for, curtailing that according to Luke, as I have said already, they boast in having the Gospel in what remains. Download Against Heresies 3 – heartforum.co.uk

St Irenaeus 2nd cenutry C.E c 202 was Bishop of Lugdunum in Gaul, then a part of the Roman Empire now Lyons, France He was an early church father and apologist, and his writings were formative in the early development of Christian theology Irenaeus best known book, Adversus Haereses or Against Heresies c 180 is a detailed attack on Gnosticism, which was then a serious threat to the Church, and especially on the system of the Gnostic Valentinus.

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  • Paperback
  • 96 pages
  • Against Heresies 3
  • Irenaeus of Lyons
  • English
  • 20 November 2019
  • 1419126741

10 thoughts on “ Against Heresies 3

  1. Wyatt Graham says:

    An excellent translation with extensive notes of the most important work written in the second century Take up, read it, live it.

  2. Daniel says:

    Irenaeus can be very hard to read and at times you find yourself nodding off and losing concentration Still, the good bits are really good and he has some excellent theological reflections on several important topics.

  3. Brian Collins says:

    Book 3 of Against the Heresies is muchfocused on positively stating Christian doctrine Most of book 3 deals with Scripture proofs that counteract the heretics But before engaging in the heretics on with Scripture itself Irenaeus makes the case that the Gospels contain accurate tradition from the apostles and that the oral tradition preserved in the orthodox church faithfully preserved apostolic teaching This leads to an interesting discussion about the composition of the Gospels Book 3 of Against the Heresies is muchfocused on positively stating Christian doctrine Most of book 3 deals with Scripture proofs that counteract the heretics But before engaging in the heretics on with Scripture itself Irenaeus makes the case that the Gospels contain accurate tradition from the apostles and that the oral tradition preserved in the orthodox church faithfully preserved apostolic teaching This leads to an interesting discussion about the composition of the Gospels including order of composition Matthew, Luke, Mark in chapter 1 and about the succession of the bishops of Rome in chapter 2 Irenaeus s discussion of Scripture and tradition set the church down a trajectory that would need to be corrected by the Reformation Two things should be noted in Irenaeus s defense First, his argument made good...

  4. Eli Suddarth says:

    If you want to know exactly what it means to be a Christian, read this volume of Against Heresies Written in the 2nd century, I don t think it s ever been matched as perhaps the clearest and most concise description of having faith in God through Jesus.

  5. Ben says:

    Incredible Must read.

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