2008, English, Book edition: Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption / by Matthew C. Steenberg. Steenberg, M. C. (Matthew Craig), 1978-

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Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption / by Matthew C. Steenberg
 
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Physical Description
  • xii, 244 p. ; 25 cm.
Published
  • Leiden : Brill ; Biggleswade : Extenza Turpin [distributor], 2008.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Irenaeus on creation : the cosmic Christ and the saga of redemption /​ by Matthew C. Steenberg.
Also Titled
  • Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity.
Author
  • Steenberg, M. C. (Matthew Craig), 1978-
Other Authors
  • Brill Academic Publishers.
Published
  • Leiden : Brill ; Biggleswade : Extenza Turpin [distributor], 2008.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • online resource
Physical Description
  • xii, 244 p. ; 25 cm.
Series
Subjects
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's 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.
Notes
  • Formerly CIP.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Other Form
  • Irenaeus on creation 9789004166820 (hardback : alk. paper) 9004166823 (hardback : alk. paper)
Technical Details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9789004166820 (hbk.) :
  • 9004166823 (hbk.) :
Dewey Number
  • 231.765092
Standard Number
  • 10.1163/​ej.9789004166820.i-244
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