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dc.contributor.authorZuiddam, Benno Alexander
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-16T14:08:14Z
dc.date.available2014-01-16T14:08:14Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.citationZuiddam, B.A. 2011. New perspectives on Irenaeus scripture as oracular standard. Ekklesiastikos pharos, 93(NS 22):288-308. [http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/humanities/departments/greeklatin/research]en_US
dc.identifier.issn1018-9556
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/9956
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/humanities/departments/greeklatin/research
dc.description.abstractIrenaeus' (c.135-202) five books Adversus Haereses (Against the Heresies) give evidence of a mature and circumscribed concept of Scripture. From an analysis of relevant passages, using a philological method, this article demonstrates that Irenaeus suggested to his readers that: 1) The Scriptures are divine oracles of God, revealed from heaven. 2) The Scriptures are without lies, expressive of God's truth, and may consequently be used as proof to establish religious views. 3) Old and New Testament Scripture find their unity in their joint origin in the Creator God, and in effectively serving as Words of Christ.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherInstitute for Afro-Hellenic Studies (University of Johannesburg)en_US
dc.titleNew perspectives on Irenaeus scripture as oracular standarden_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.researchID21055505 - Zuiddam, Benno Alexander


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