The Ground and Pillar of Our Faith – Episode 14

August 05, 2020 | No Comments

Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson continue their study of St. Irenaeus of Lyons by digging into Book 3 of Against Heresies. Msgr. Steenson explains how reading the arguments of

The Cup of Oblivion? – Episode 13

July 28, 2020 | No Comments

As Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson continue their study of Against Heresies by St. Irenaeus of Lyons, they look at how St. Irenaeus engaged the Gnostics in regard to

More Things We Ought to Leave to God – Episode 12

July 21, 2020 | No Comments

Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Steenson continue their discussion of St. Irenaeus of Lyons and his defense of orthodox Christianity against the Gnosticism of his day. St. Irenaeus again reminds his

Such Things We Ought to Leave to God – Episode 11

July 14, 2020 | No Comments

When it comes to the study of theology, it can be tempting to reduce the things of God to mere intellectual exercises, arguing fine points of doctrine and speaking about

Numbers and Types – Episode 10

July 07, 2020 | No Comments

The Gnosticism that St. Irenaeus of Lyons challenged in his classic work “Against Heresies” was confusing for a number of reasons. Among other things, the Gnostics had complicated formulas for

Misapplying Parables – Episode 9

June 30, 2020 | No Comments

As Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson continue through Book II of Against Heresies by St. Irenaeus of Lyons, they continue to engage the arguments that St. Irenaeus made against

Underlying Convictions – Episode 8

June 23, 2020 | No Comments

In his 2nd century work Against Heresies, St. Irenaeus of Lyons spends quite a bit of time talking about the problematic ideas of his time. But what were the underlying

The Pleroma of God – Episode 7

June 16, 2020 | No Comments

In his early Christian work Against Heresies, one of the tactics of St. Irenaeus of Lyons uses is to take the logic of the Gnostic worldview he’s critiquing, and turn

God the Artificer – Episode 6

June 09, 2020 | No Comments

In this episode, Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson begin to dig into Book II of Against Heresies by St. Irenaeus of Lyons. St. Irenaeus addresses the Gnostic idea that God

The Gnostic Pandemic – Episode 5

June 02, 2020 | No Comments

Written around 175AD, “Against Heresies” by St. Irenaeus of Lyons addresses a number of questions that are still controversial in the philosophical movements of the present day. Part of the

Simon the Sorcerer – Episode 4

May 26, 2020 | No Comments

As Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson continue their study of Against Heresies, they look at St. Irenaeus of Lyons’ treatment of the legacy of Simon Magus, a sorcerer who

False Gospels and the True Church – Episode 3

May 19, 2020 | No Comments

On the latest episode of Deep in History, Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson dig into Book 1 of Against Heresies by St. Irenaeus of Lyons. One of the reasons

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