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Irenaeus, Refutation Of All Heresies, 2.35.2


nanThe remainder of those who are falsely termed Gnostics, and who maintain that the prophets uttered their prophecies under the inspiration of different gods, will be easily overthrown by this fact, that all the prophets proclaimed one God and Lord, and that the very Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things which are therein; while they moreover announced the advent of His Son, as I shall demonstrate from the Scriptures themselves, in the books which follow.


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1. New Testament, 1 Peter, 2.16 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

2.16. as free, and not using your freedom for a cloak of wickedness, but as bondservants of God.
2. New Testament, Acts, 8.23 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

8.23. For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity.
3. New Testament, James, 2.7 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

2.7. Don't they blaspheme the honorable name by which you are called?
4. New Testament, Romans, 3.8, 3.30 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

3.8. Why not (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, that good may come?" Those who say so are justly condemned. 3.30. since indeed there is one God who will justify the circumcised by faith, and the uncircumcised through faith.
5. Athenagoras, Apology Or Embassy For The Christians, 4.2, 5.2, 6.2-6.3, 7.1, 8.1, 10.2, 10.4, 12.2, 18.2, 24.1-24.2 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

6. Irenaeus, Refutation of All Heresies, 1.8.5, 1.9.2-1.9.3, 1.10.3, 1.15.3, 1.19.1, 1.20.2, 1.23.1, 1.25.3-1.25.4, 1.27.4, 1.30.2, 1.30.12, 1.30.14, 1.31.3, 2.1, 2.6.1, 2.11.1, 2.13.3, 2.27.2, 2.30.9, 2.31, 2.31.1, 2.33-2.34, 2.35.3-2.35.4, 3.8.1, 3.10.2, 3.11.7, 3.12.11, 3.15.3, 3.16.1, 3.16.6, 3.17.4, 4.1.2, 4.6.2, 4.6.7, 4.19.1, 4.20.1-4.20.2, 4.33.3, 4.33.11, 4.34.4, 4.35.4, 4.38.3, 5.1.3, 5.21.2, 5.22.1, 5.36.3 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

7. Justin, Dialogue With Trypho, 5.6 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

8. Tatian, Oration To The Greeks, 5.1, 14.1 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

9. Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, 5.13.1-5.13.7 (3rd cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)

5.13.1. At this time Rhodo, a native of Asia, who had been instructed, as he himself states, by Tatian, with whom we have already become acquainted, having written several books, published among the rest one against the heresy of Marcion. He says that this heresy was divided in his time into various opinions; and while describing those who occasioned the division, he refutes accurately the falsehoods devised by each of them. 5.13.2. But hear what he writes:Therefore also they disagree among themselves, maintaining an inconsistent opinion. For Apelles, one of the herd, priding himself on his manner of life and his age, acknowledges one principle, but says that the prophecies are from an opposing spirit, being led to this view by the responses of a maiden by name Philumene, who was possessed by a demon. 5.13.3. But others, among whom are Potitus and Basilicus, hold to two principles, as does the mariner Marcion himself. 5.13.4. These following the wolf of Pontus, and, like him, unable to fathom the division of things, became reckless, and without giving any proof asserted two principles. Others, again, drifting into a worse error, consider that there are not only two, but three natures. of these, Syneros is the leader and chief, as those who defend his teaching say. 5.13.5. The same author writes that he engaged in conversation with Apelles. He speaks as follows:For the old man Apelles, when conversing with us, was refuted in many things which he spoke falsely; whence also he said that it was not at all necessary to examine one's doctrine, but that each one should continue to hold what he believed. For he asserted that those who trusted in the Crucified would be saved, if only they were found doing good works. But as we have said before, his opinion concerning God was the most obscure of all. For he spoke of one principle, as also our doctrine does. 5.13.6. Then, after stating fully his own opinion, he adds:When I said to him, Tell me how you know this or how can you assert that there is one principle, he replied that the prophecies refuted themselves, because they have said nothing true; for they are inconsistent, and false, and self-contradictory. But how there is one principle he said that he did not know, but that he was thus persuaded. 5.13.7. As I then adjured him to speak the truth, he swore that he did so when he said that he did not know how there is one unbegotten God, but that he believed it. Thereupon I laughed and reproved him because, though calling himself a teacher, he knew not how to confirm what he taught.


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
athenagoras Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207
carpocratians Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
demiurge Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
eloeus, eloim Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
gnostic christians Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207, 208
gnosticism, heresiological reduction and simplification of Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
god, uniqueness of Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207, 208
god, unity of Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207, 208
hebdomad Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
heresy, exclusion of Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
heresy, novelty of Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
horeus Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
ialdabaoth Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 13, 89
intellect (nous) Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 10
irenaeus, heresiological innovations Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
irenaeus Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207, 208
justin martyr Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 208
libertinism/license Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
markion Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 208
meliton of sardis Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 208
paganism, heresy assimilated to Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
rhodon Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 208
roman church Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 208
sabaoth Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
satan, and heresy Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
simon of samaria, as source of all heresy Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
sophia Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
sophia prounikos' Thomassen, Before Valentinus: The Gnostics of Irenaeus (2023) 89
succession, heretical succession Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174
tatianos (tatian) Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207
theophilos of antioch Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 208
valentinians Boulluec, The Notion of Heresy in Greek Literature in the Second and Third Centuries (2022) 174; Stanton, Unity and Disunity in Greek and Christian Thought under the Roman Peace (2021) 207, 208