Irenaeus, a 2nd century theologian, defended Christianity from the Gnostic philosophies that were popular at the time. His 5 volume work, Against Heresies, dedicates the first two volumes to describing the Gnostic views and then precedes to dismantle them in the remaining volumes. 1,100 more words
"The heretics did not just offer a different worldview. They were using Scriptures to uphold their ideas..." Interesting! We don't often re-blog other posts, but this was such a thought provoking and stimulating article that we just had to! Mike discusses the framework we should use to interpret opposing views of what Scripture says and how we should use the early church Fathers to aid us in that. Be challenged! We also wanted to introduce you to Mikes blog, so take a few minutes to check it out. You will probably hit the "Follow" button like we did.