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St IRENAEUS

Theologian and Bishop of Lugdunum.

Yes, there really was a place called that. We didn't make it up. It's now more or less known as Lyons and can be found in the country formerly known as Gaul.

Geography aside, this Saint was the author of the scintillating work 'Lover of Peace', and the best-seller for knocking Gnosticism: 'Against Heresies.'

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Article last updated on 25 February 2006
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT St IRENAEUS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : IRENAEUS
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 139-202
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 86

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