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Eve and Mary

St. Irenaeus of Lyons (b. ca. 140-60) in his book Adversus haereses (Against Heresies) extends St. Justin’s parallel between Eve the mother of the human race and Mary the mother of Jesus Christ. (see “A New Eve”) In Book Five, … Continue reading

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A New Eve

St. Justin Martyr (d. 165) is the first author to contrast Eve with Mary, somewhat as Paul contrasted the disobedient Adam with the obedient Second Adam, Who is Jesus Christ. In Chapter One Hundred of his Dialogue With Trypho, St. … Continue reading

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