St. Irenaeus


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n St. Irenaeus Greek theologian who was bishop of Lyons and an antiheretical writer; a saint and Doctor of the Church (circa 130-200)
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In literature:

According to St. Irenaeus, St. Hilary, St. Cyril of Jerusalem, St. Ambrose, and St. Jerome, his penance was accomplished, and he is saved.
"The Cathedral" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
Irenaeus, on the other hand, says that St. Mark's Gospel was not written till after the death of St. Peter and St. Paul.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
This Church, too, is spoken of by St. Irenaeus, and again by Tertullian.
"A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)" by John Henry Blunt
In 202, during the persecution instituted by Septimius Severus, St. Irenaeus crowned by martyrdom his active and influential life.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Irenaeus (born c. 130, according to Lipsius) was a scholar of Polycarp, and Polycarp was a scholar of St. John.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
This, for over 300 years, was the common name for what St. Irenaeus calls "the Abode of the Holy Body and Blood of Christ".
"The Church: Her Books and Her Sacraments" by E. E. Holmes
Beza stated that it came from Lyons and had been always preserved in the monastery of St Irenaeus there.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
St. Irenaeus either does not affirm, or denies that it is St. Paul's.
"An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
St. Justin and St. Irenaeus speak of it as a prodigy, which in their time was still existing.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
St. Irenaeus was disciple of St. Polycarp.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons, in 177 had been a pupil of Polycarp, who in his youth had many conversations with St. John, who died about 100.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
First, then, St. Justin Martyr (A.D. 120-165), St. Irenaeus (120-200), and Tertullian (160-240).
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur

In news:

Jami Borgus, a training member of QC PRO, looks at the monitor showing the feed from four of the eight cameras that were set up on Saturday, Oct 13, in St Irenaeus for a paranormal investigation.