Ephesians 1:3-14


Ephesians 1:3-14

Ephesians 1:3-14 Paul reminds us about the Mystery of God’s saving plan and that Christ is and has been central to it since before the creation of the world

Ephesians 1:15-23


Ephesians 1:15-23

Ephesians 1:15-23 Ascension Day, Series C, We are valued by God and receive forgiveness and salvation and eternal life because he values us

Recapitulation and Salvation in Irenaeus of Lyon


Recapitulation and Salvation in Irenaeus of Lyon

Irenaeus of Lyon is well known for his use of the term recapitulation (ἀνακεφαλαίωσις) in his main work Against Heresies. This thesis examines the intersection of recapitulation language and human salvation eschatology in Irenaeus. Concluding that recapitulation language describes for Irenaeus an observed shape to salvation history, this thesis probes whether that recapitulative shape extends ..