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On the Apostolic Preaching


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St. Irenaeus, undisputedly the most important theologian of the second century, laid a firmer foundation for all future Christian thinkers. Both in his work, Against the Heresies and in this present study, Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching, St. Irenaeus explains that there is but one God, made known to the human race by his one Son, Jesus Christ, through the one Holy Spirit; and this one God brings his creatures made from mud into intimate communion with himself. Writing in an age not unlike our own, among a plethora of religions and diverse gods, he exhorts his readers to hold fast to Scripture, which recounts the deeds that bring them into the covenant established by God. This version of Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching, translated from Armenian, clearly and simply introduces this crucial work by a church father whose christocentric exegesis produced the key that unlocked scriptural understanding for his contemporaries, and for us.

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  • Title: On the Apostolic Preaching
  • Author: Irenaeus
  • Series: Popular Patristics Series
  • Volume: 17
  • Publisher: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press
  • Print Publication Date: 1997
  • Logos Release Date: 2018
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Theology › Early works to 1800; Apologetics › Early works to 1800
  • ISBNs: 0881411744, 9780881411744, 15555755
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-02-11T15:19:50Z

Saint Irenaeus, (2nd century AD – c. 202) was Bishop of Lugdunum in Gaul, then a part of the Roman Empire. He was an early church father and apologist, and his writings were formative in the early development of Christian theology. He was a hearer of Polycarp, who in turn was a disciple of John the Evangelist. Irenaeus’ best-known book is Against Heresies, often cited as Adversus Haereses, a refutation of gnosticism.


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