Scandal of the Incarnation: Irenaeus Against the Heresies

* Read # Scandal of the Incarnation: Irenaeus Against the Heresies by Irenaeus ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Scandal of the Incarnation: Irenaeus Against the Heresies His words of struggle are hard as iron and crystal clear, so penetrating that they cannot fail to enlighten the unbiased observer. Hans Urs von Balthasar. Born in Asia Minor in about 130 A.D., he became Bishop of Lyons and died as a martyr early in the third century. His main work, Adversus Haereses (Against the Heresies), is as relevant today as it was eighteen hundred years ago. The texts have been selected and are introduced by the late Hans Urs von Balthasar, who is widely re

Scandal of the Incarnation: Irenaeus Against the Heresies

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Rating : 4.75 (752 Votes)
Asin : 0898703158
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 117 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-02-15
Language : English

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His words of struggle are hard as iron and crystal clear, so penetrating that they cannot fail to enlighten the unbiased observer." Hans Urs von Balthasar. Born in Asia Minor in about 130 A.D., he became Bishop of Lyons and died as a martyr early in the third century. His main work, Adversus Haereses (Against the Heresies), is as relevant today as it was eighteen hundred years ago. The texts have been selected and are introduced by the late Hans Urs von Balthasar, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest Catholic theologians of this century. They are translated by John Saward. It is a critique of Gnosticism, the 'anti-body' heresy, which, far from dying out, continues to flourish as the main threat to the Christian faith in our own d

Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-88), a Swiss theologian and priest, is considered by many the most important Catholic theologian of the twentieth century. Incredibly prolific and diverse, he wrote over one hundred books and many hundreds of articles. A favorite theologian and spiritual writer of Pope Francis, as well a

Conor B. Dugan said Very good read.. A great compilation of St. Irenaeus' writings against the Gnostics. I read it in bits and pieces which I think diminished the quality of my read. Balthasar does a good job of introducing and selecting texts. There are many gems here. Well worth the read.. Embodied Light This is the most accessible treatment of Irenaeus’s works. Hans urs von Balthasar provides a fine introduction, discussion, and brief critique of Gnosticism--showing how Irenaeus’s theology is relevant today. Further, von Balthasar provides a matrix for interpre. Kindle version needs reviewed I give this a rating of 3 out of 5 for the Kindle version because it has many word and spelling errors. It is as if someone simply made a scan of the book and converted it to Kindle format without checking the resulting Kindle file. That is a shame because the material is g

Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Latin, French, Armenian, Greek

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