Tag Archives: Irenaeus

In Layman’s Terms: Wirkungsgeschichte (2)

The interpretation of the millennium in the Apocalypse of John (Rev 20) has been contested throughout church history. Background and exegetical study of the text is indecisive; there really is no such thing as “the Bible says” on this one. … Continue reading

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Imaging the Gospel Evangelists

In my seminar on the Theology of the Middle Ages, I came across a beautiful poem by Adam of St. Victor (d. 1146) on the Four Evangelists that draws on the rich Christian tradition of identifying the Gospel writers with … Continue reading

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