By Matthew Steenberg
Scholarship on Irenaeus has lengthy stated the centrality of production to his theology, but with out becoming this topic securely into the Christological imaginative and prescient of Christ the 'Recapitulator'. experiences have thought of parts of Irenaeus' cosmology and anthropology in extraction; yet with out seeing construction as an intrinsic a part of his Christocentric imaginative and prescient, those have in basic terms partly been in a position to trap the intricacy and importance of his include of the production saga. Drawing at the latest Irenaean scholarship, the current quantity explores intimately the Christocentric cosmology of 1 of the second one century's maximum writers, atmosphere him within the context of the theological currents of his day. the result's a quantity that gives new insights into the trinitarian articulation of early Christianity, the entire importance of humanity as bearing God's 'image', and a fuller examining of the main points in the back of the identify, 'Irenaeus the creationist'.