Born in 130, irenaeus was a disciple of st polycarp, who was a disciple of st john the evangelist this means that st irenaeus had a connection to the apostolic church he became the bishop of lyons and was a noted theologian, . Irenaeus of lyons (b 120/140 asia minor listened to the sermons of the great bishop and martyr, a catholic encyclopedia article is online at st irenaeus. An engraving of st irenaeus, bishop of lugdunum in gaul (now lyon, france steenberg, ireaneus mc the role of mary as co-recapitulator in st irenaeus of lyons. St irenaeus (ca 125-202), bishop of lyons the writings of st irenaeus entitle him to a high place among the fathers of the church, for they not only laid the foundations of christian theology but, by exposing and refuting the errors of the gnostics, they delivered the catholic faith from the real danger of the doctrines of those heretics.
In 177, pothinus, the bishop of lyons, sent him on a mission to rome during his absence a severe persecution broke out in lyons, claiming the lives of the bishop and others (see 2 june) when irenaeus returned to lyons, he was made bishop. Irenaeus, saint, bishop of lyons, father of the church—information as to his life is scarce, and in some measure inexact he was born in proconsular asia, or at . Saint irenaeus saint irenaeus was born in the year 120 he was of the greek tongue, and probably a native of asia minor his parents, who were christians, placed him while still young under the care of the great saint polycarp, bishop of smyrna. The complete text of against the heresies, with fragments of other writings saint irenaeus, bishop of lyons wrote his against heresies ca ad 180 to uphold against gnosticism the christian rule of faith that he had received.
St irenaeus of lyons commemorated august 23/september 5 on 23 august of every year the church celebrates the memory of an important saint and bishop of the second century christian church. Celebrated by the roman catholic church on june 28, and by eastern catholics of the byzantine tradition on august 23, saint irenaeus of lyons was a second-century bishop and writer in. St irenaeus of lyons commemorated august 23 on 23 august of every year the church celebrates the memory of an important saint and bishop of the second century christian church. St irenaeus, bishop of lyons, martyr june 28 butler, rev alban volume vi: june the lives of the saints 1866. St irenaeus of lyons: against the heresies, book 3 by irenaeus of lyons against the heresies establishes irenaeus as the most important theologian of the second century it is a detailed and effective refutation of gnosticism, and a major source of information on the various gnostic sects and doctrines in early christianity.
St irenaeus bishop of lyons, and father of the church information as to his life is scarce, and in some measure inexact he was born in proconsular asia, or at least in some province bordering thereon, in the first half of the second century the exact date is controverted, between the years 115 and 125, according to some, or, according to others, between 130 and 142. St irenaeus of lyons st irenaeus (130-202) was one of the most important theologians in the early church he was born in the city of smyrna (in modern-day turkey) and, as a youth, became a disciple of st polycarp. Five books of s irenaeus, bishop of lyons against heresies by saint irenaeus vol 1 unitarianism untenable a letter addressed to the unitarians of chester, edinburgh and norwich, great britain, and pittsburgh, america by w j bakewell.
Bishop of lyons, and father of the church information as to his life is scarce, and in some measure inexact he was born in proconsular asia, or at least in some province bordering thereon, in . St irenaeus (2nd cenutry ce – c 202) was bishop of lugdunum in gaul, then a part of the roman empire (now lyons, france) he was an early church father and apologist, and his writings were formative in the early development of christian theology. Orthodox icon of saint irenaeus, irineos, ireneus of lyon (france) commemorated august 23 the hieromartyr irenaeus, bishop of lyons, was born in the year 130 in the city of smyrna (asia minor).
The life and works of st irenaeus of lyons collection provides an excellent introduction to the writings and significance of this influential early christian teacher and apologist the writings of irenaeus is an extensive collection of the bishop of lyons’ work, including his most famous work, against heresies —directed against the gnostic . [there's a difference] either way, this is a short essay about st irenaeus future 7c peoples, no need to thank me, your money is enough) st irenaeus of lyons irenaeus was born. Saint irenaeus: saint irenaeus, bishop of lugdunum (lyon) and leading christian theologian of the 2nd century his work adversus haereses (against heresies), written in about 180, was a refutation of gnosticism.
Away on this mission, irenaeus escaped marcus aurelius’s persecution, one casualty of which was the 90-year-old bishop of lyons, st pothinus, who died of mistreatment in prison. All books rc essays fr st irenaeus of lyons bishop of lyons (in southwestern france) (entered heaven around 203) and becoming the much-loved bishop of lyons . Irenaeus of lyons (ad 130–202) was bishop of lyon in gaul he was an early church father and apologist he was an early church father and apologist his work played a key role in forming christian theology.