The Cordial Catholic

150: Irenaeus - Catholic or Evangelical? (w/ Dr. Matthew J. Thomas)

March 09, 2022 K. Albert Little, Matthew J. Thomas
The Cordial Catholic
150: Irenaeus - Catholic or Evangelical? (w/ Dr. Matthew J. Thomas)
Show Notes

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by Dr. Matthew J. Thomas to talk about this vitally important Early Church Father and the newest Doctor of the Church: St. Irenaeus and unpack his theology, his writings, and what he can teach us about the faith? And, we tackle the question, what does Irenaeus sound more like: Catholic or Evangelical?

We discuss some of the issues in the Early Church: unity, baptism, the Eucharist, and apostolic succession.

It's a wonderful deep-diving conversation with a great friend. I hope you love it!

For more from Dr. Matthew J. Thomas, visit  the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology and the author of the incredible Paul's "Works of the Law" in the Perspective of Second Century Reception.

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