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Prelude on Christology and Race: Irenaeus as Anti‐Gnostic Intellectual

J. Kameron Carter

in Race: A Theological Account

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195152791
eISBN:
9780199870578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152791.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter engages Irenaeus of Lyons's 2nd‐century critique of ancient Gnosticism in order to shed light on the inner workings of modernity's racial imagination, which is Gnostic in character. ... More


Expounding Paul: The Image of Paul in Irenaeus’s Adversus haereses

Benjamin L. White

in Remembering Paul: Ancient and Modern Contests over the Image of the Apostle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199370276
eISBN:
9780199370290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370276.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 6 explores the image of Paul constructed in Irenaeus of Lyons’ Adversus haereses. It summarizes the state of Irenaean studies as it relates to the Pauline tradition, and then explores several ... More


Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Anthony Briggman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Irenaeus' theology of the Holy Spirit is often regarded highly, but that regard is not universal, nor has an adequate volume of literature supported it. This study provides a detailed examination of ... More


Irenaeus of Lyon

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Amid the diversity of mid‐second century Christianity, with different groups adopting different gospels as their supreme authority, the writings of Irenaeus of Lyon constituted an important link ... More


Simplicity and the Problem of Contradiction: Ptolemy and the Legacy of Marcion

Andrew Radde‐Gallwitz

in Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199574117
eISBN:
9780191722110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574117.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 1 focuses on the role divine simplicity played in the debates surrounding Marcion of Sinope, the second‐century theologian who distinguished the God of the Old Testament from the God of the ... More


John the Evangelist

John Behr

in John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198837534
eISBN:
9780191874178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837534.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter One explores the figure of John and his Gospel from historical testimony given in the second and third century CE and as treated in contemporary scholarship. The John who wrote the Gospel, ... More


From Oikos to Ecclesia

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first chapter (From Oikos to Ecclesia) reviews the history of the concept of oikonomia in Christian thought from the Pauline letters and up to the third century C.E and describes how oikonomia ... More


‘Behold the Human Being’

John Behr

in John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198837534
eISBN:
9780191874178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837534.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter Four demonstrates how Christ’s word from the Cross, ‘It is Finished’, refers back to the opening verses of Genesis, where, unlike every other aspect of creation, which is brought into ... More


Introduction: Writing People, Writing Religion

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter explains that Christian theology—and a belief in the fundamental unity of the human species—was the foundation of European ethnology and ethnography. Shrouded in the ... More


The Church of Rome in the Patristic Era

A. Edward Siecienski

in The Papacy and the Orthodox: Sources and History of a Debate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190245252
eISBN:
9780190245276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245252.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter deals with the early church’s developing view of the Bishop of Rome and how individual authors and the councils understood both the basis and limits of papal authority in light of their ... More


Verbum in Corde

Claude Panaccio

in Mental Language: From Plato to William of Ockham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823272600
eISBN:
9780823272648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272600.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Early Christian theologians such as Justin Martyr and Theophilus of Antioch borrowed the philosophical idea of internal discourse as a useful wordly comparison for understanding the engendering of ... More


Bearing with the Divine Wisdom of the Ages: The Divine Inspiration of Scripture

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II: Soundings in the Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786511
eISBN:
9780191828799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786511.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

One significant divine action borne out in the pages of the New Testament is the divine inspiration of Scripture, attested most clearly in 2 Timothy 3:16. The author asks what set of divine actions ... More


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