The Resource Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption, by M.C. Steenberg

Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption, by M.C. Steenberg

Label
Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption
Title
Irenaeus on creation
Title remainder
the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption
Statement of responsibility
by M.C. Steenberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the Christocentric cosmology of Irenaeus, setting him in the context of the theological currents of his day. This book offers insights into the trinitarian articulation of early Christianity, the significance of humanity as bearing God's 'image', and a reading of the details behind the title, 'Irenaeus the creationist'
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
231.7/65092
Index
index present
LC call number
BS651
LC item number
.S796 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae,
Series volume
v. 91
Label
Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption, by M.C. Steenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-237) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creation and the life of the human race : the contours of Irenaeus' cosmic anthropology -- Comparative sources : the gnostics -- Contemporary Christian sources : Justin and Theophilus Jewish sources -- Creation's stage : the background to Irenaeus' protology: the motivation and cause of creation -- Contemporary interpretations of creation and motivation -- Irenaeus on the motivation for creation -- The creator's untrammelled power : a doctrine of creation ex nihilo -- Creation ex nihilo in the broader theological milieu -- Irenaeus' developments creation ex nihilo clarified in Christ -- Chiliasm : reading the beginning through the end and the end through the beginning -- The work of his hands : the creation of the cosmos -- 'Trinity'? Creation as an act of Father, Son, and Spirit -- A triune act-three roles in creation -- Distinguishing the creative work -- The 'hands' of the Father -- A 'timeline' of creation -- The days of creation and the beginning of redemption -- Days that lead to growth : 'increase and multiply' -- Recapitulation, and a definition of history -- Dust and life : the creation of the human person -- The triune creation of humanity -- The untilled earth and the constitution of the human person -- the creature wrought of dust and breath : the composition of the human formation -- Four categories of incarnational reading -- God and not angels created the human handiwork -- Christ's birth and human nature -- The material aspect of humanity's being as a creature of flesh -- The human-shaped soul : man's immortal element in relation to the Holy Spirit -- From dust and breath to living image -- The paradise of humankind -- Humanity's relationship to the cosmos -- Humanity's social context : the relationship of Adam and Eve -- History transformed : humanity's transgression -- The tree and the prohibition -- The nature of the prohibition : protection from knowledge misused -- The relationship of knowledge and obedience -- The dynamic of maturing knowledge and responsibility -- A prohibition but not a test -- The fall of knowledge and knowing -- The question of humanity's fall -- The devil and the deception of the human child -- The devil's motivation -- The nature and the accomplishment of the deceit -- The response to sin: humankind -- The opening of humanity's eyes : awareness and reaction -- Humanity's fight and confrontation with God -- The response to sin : God -- The curse -- The clothing and the expulsion from paradise -- Stumbling to perfection : life after Eden -- Cain and Abel, and the internalisation of transgression -- Enoch, Noah and the deluge -- The descendents of Noah and the future of the race -- The Tower of Babel and the distribution of races
Control code
ocn647871807
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047433439
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004166820.i-244
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3586767x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)647871807
  • pebcs9047433432

Library Locations

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