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Noun1.Irenaeus - Greek theologian who was bishop of Lyons and an antiheretical writer; a saint and Doctor of the Church (circa 130-200)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Then he surveys early perspectives in such works at the Didache, Ignatius of Antioch's Epistle to the Magnesians, the Apology of Aristides, and Against Heresies by Irenaeus of Lyon.
Yaziji made his remarks during his visit to the Syrian Embassy in Serbia on Friday, accompanied by Archbishop of Peyc, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Serbia Irenaeus.
This troubled Christian leaders such as Clement, a first-century bishop of Rome, and Irenaeus, a second-century bishop of Lyon.
Synopsis: "Irenaeus, Joseph Smith, and God-Making Heresy" by Adam Powell (Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Lenoir-Rhyne University's Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, NC.) seeks both to demonstrate the salience of "heresy" as a tool for analyzing instances of religious conflict far beyond the borders of traditional historical theology and to illuminate the apparent affinity for deification exhibited by some persecuted religious movements.
We frequently refer to the wisdom of St Irenaeus which reminds us that the glory of God is a human being fully alive.
In this way, one might rightly align McF.'s efforts here with his theological forebear Irenaeus, to whom McF.
In addition to the three metaphors for human beings found in Genesis 1-2 (steward, priest, and gardener), early church fathers such as Athanasius and Irenaeus provide a fourth metaphor.
It would seem that in the weight of international money and power, the opinions of a few disgruntled Christians and "conspiracy theorists" (at times falsely-so-called, to steal the words of Irenaeus of Lyon), would hardly warrant a hiccup.
She reflects theologically at some lengths on the relations between the charismatic and institutional dimensions of the church, as well as on the complementarity that needs to be maintained between Christology and pneumatology, the "two hands" motif of Irenaeus. Tracing what she calls the three ecumenical streams--the World Council of Churches, the Second Vatican Council, and the charismatic renewal--she warns that unity cannot be imposed from the top down; consensus statements developed by church leaders and ecumenical theologians are not sufficient.
Kyrios Christos; a history of the belief in Christ from the beginnings of Christianity to Irenaeus. (reprint, 1970)