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By Hans Urs von Balthasar

ISBN-10: 0898703158

ISBN-13: 9780898703153

Saint Irenaeus used to be the 1st nice Christian theologian. Born in Asia Minor in approximately a hundred thirty A.D., he grew to become Bishop of Lyons and died as a martyr early within the 3rd century. His major paintings, Adversus Haereses (Against the Heresies), is as appropriate this present day because it was once eighteen hundred years in the past. it's a critique of Gnosticism, the 'anti-body' heresy, which, faraway from loss of life out, keeps to flourish because the major danger to the Christian religion in our personal day. With serenity and strong humor, Irenaeus unfolds the solidarity of God's objective in construction and redemption, in previous and New Testaments. The flesh and blood which Gnosticism so despised has been assumed by means of God within the womb of the Virgin Mary, and glorified within the Resurrection and the Eucharist.

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