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

September 2014
Journal of Early Christian Studies;Fall2014, Vol. 22 Issue 3, preceding p311
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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.


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