TITLE

The Wondrous Exchange: Irenaeus and Eastern Valentinians on the Soteriology of Interchange

AUTHOR(S)
LITWA, M. DAVID
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Early Christian Studies;Fall2014, Vol. 22 Issue 3, preceding p311
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the role of Saint Irenaeus and Eastern Valentinians, a group of early Christians, on the soteriology of interchange. The roots of interchange in Christian theology as well as Apostle Paul's idea of interchange which has been developed in creative ways by Valentinians. Also discussed is the Treatise on Resurrection, a programmatic statement of Christology in which the Valentinian though of interchange is textually represented according to scholar Einar Thomassen.
ACCESSION #
98016471

 

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