Irenaeus

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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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Irenaeus of Lyons: "The glory of God is the human person fully alive." This, for me, immediately calls to mind the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
Christie offers a tidbit from Irenaeus of Lyons: "[Christ] is Himself the Word of God ...
The church father Irenaeus of Lyons said that "the glory of God is the human person fully alive," and to understand what it means to be fully alive, we must remember that Jesus Christ came so that we "may have life, and have it to the full" (John 10:10 NIV).
College, Ontario) characterizes Irenaeus of Lyons (c.
Anthony BRIGGMAN, Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit, Oxford: Oxford University Press (<<Oxford early christian Studies>>), 2012, 247 pp., 15,5 x 23,5, ISBN 978-0-19-964153-6.
As a corrective, O'Keefe points to Irenaeus of Lyons' deeply material theology which states that "the incarnation .
Eire quotes Irenaeus of Lyons, Thomas a Kempis, and similar writers to emphasize the boy's struggle to emerge from the Void.
I doubt St Irenaeus of Lyons would have approved of (or even recognized) the distinction.
"To what distance above God do you lift up your imaginations, you rash and inflated people?" thunders Irenaeus of Lyons, who goes on to echo the rebuke the Lord administers to Job.
Irenaeus of Lyons in his work Against the Heresies, written around A.D.
The three models are typified in the early church by Tertullian of Carthage, Origen of Alexandria, and Irenaeus of Lyons respectively.
The first traces early Christian readings of Acts 8 (Justin Martyr, Irenaeus of Lyons, Hippolytus, the Acts of Peter, and the Pseudo-Clementine literature) and demonstrates that the portrait of Simon as a magician established itself solidly in this literature.