Senses of Scripture in the Second Century: Irenaeus, Scripture, and Noncanonical Christian Texts

The article focuses on the Christian scriptures of the second and fourth century and discusses the concept of these scriptures by analyzing the writings of Bishop Irenaeus. Topics discussed include the Bible, the definitions of terms canons and scriptures, and Irenaeus's notion of scriptures. A...

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Published in:The journal of religion
Main Author: Bingham, D. Jeffrey 1959-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2017]
In:The journal of religion
Year: 2017, Volume: 97, Issue: 1, Pages: 26-55
Further subjects:B PAPIAS, Saint, Bishop of Hierapolis, d. ca. 120
B Bible
B IRENAEUS, Saint, Bishop of Lyon
B EARLY Christian literature
B Canon (Literature)
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Summary:The article focuses on the Christian scriptures of the second and fourth century and discusses the concept of these scriptures by analyzing the writings of Bishop Irenaeus. Topics discussed include the Bible, the definitions of terms canons and scriptures, and Irenaeus's notion of scriptures. Also mentioned are several books by Bishop Papias.
ISSN:1549-6538
Contains:Enthalten in: The journal of religion