Gerard Vallee's A Study in Anti-Gnostic Polemics: Irenaeus, Hippolytus and PDF

By Gerard Vallee

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Why then did Irenaeus attack almos t exclusively the dualistic aspect of Gnosticism? He says little against its emanat ionist scheme, wh ich he also describes . The emanation pri nciple is not seen as socially subvers ive; it is only said to be arbitrary and absurd. outlook represents a social threat. authority, criticizes what challenges the status quo. is But the dualist It spares no mundane universally received, Its potential for and disturbing peace and order knows no limit and, consequently, Gnostics are seen as dangerous radicals.

Divine in the Plerorna expressed the 'Such divisions cannot be ascribed to God ' ( II. 3). 1, where he summarizes his argument). division, le dualisme... Il y a vu l'hérésie '. lui-même la réponse à Brox, Offenbarung, pp. 48-9. See W. Ullmann ('Gnostische und politische Häresie', p. 155), for whom the central difference between the Great Church and Gnos is resides in their 'gegensätzliche Stellung zu dem Gott der Juden'. 2 ®Irenaeus is among those who cannot tolerate the idea that creation and universe could be the work of an ignorant or imperfect demiurge (improvident, negligent, incapable, indifferent, powerless, capricious or jealous ), or the result of a downfall or of a deficiency; he cannot bear the idea that human life could be a prey to a 'mauvais génie' .

Haer . 4 . show have di fferences due to the for the Montanist eschatological message. haer. charisma. haer. 4) . theoretically objectionable in the even was is eschatology. Irenaeus ' s Epideixis respect for 99 and prophetic Further, if one grants the archaizing nature of 16g e e Th, Baumeister, 'Montanismus', pp. 52-53. l ? See J. A. Fischer, ' Die antimontanistischen ', p. 245 and note 26. It was only decades later that their doctrine of God and of the Trinity was questioned (see pp. 263273) .

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