Irenaeus of Lyons: List of abbreviations

@inproceedings{Osborn2001IrenaeusOL,
  title={Irenaeus of Lyons: List of abbreviations},
  author={Eric Osborn},
  year={2001}
}
Eric Osborn’s book presents a major study of Irenaeus (125–200), bishop of Lyons, who attacked Gnostic theosophy with positive ideas as well as negative critiques. Irenaeus’ combination of argument and imagery, logic and aesthetic, was directed to a new document, the Christian bible. Dominated by a Socratic love of truth and a classical love of beauty he was a founder ofWestern humanism. Erasmus, who edited the first printed edition of Irenaeus, praised him for his freshness and vigour.He is… 
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