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.’
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "IRENAEUS: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 1 September 2014.