theo 105 - Irenaeus, "Against Heresies" book III p. 27-31...

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Irenaeus, "Against Heresies" book III p. 27-31 1. Special status should be given to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John because all of them handed down that there is one God, maker of heaven and earth, proclaimed by the Law and the Prophets and one Christ the Son of God. 2. Tradition to Irenaeus is very important. 3. The Church of Rome 4. He thinks every other church should be in harmony with the Church of Rome because of its outstanding pre-eminence, that is, the faithful from everywhere. 5. The word of God and everything else was passed down from apostle to apostle. 6. Yes, he died as a martyr 7. They should turn to the oldest churches, where the apostles were know and find out from them the clear and certain answer to the problem. Even if they hadn’t left their Writings, we should follow the rule of the tradition which they handed down CTT p. 71-74 1. Gospel comes from the Anglo Saxon god-spell, which means ‘good tidings.’ The Greek word for gospel is euangelion, which means ‘good message’ (of Jesus Christ). 2. The synoptic gospels are the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course THEO 101 taught by Professor Mccurry during the Fall '08 term at St. Thomas.

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theo 105 - Irenaeus, "Against Heresies" book III p. 27-31...

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