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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. In Book Five, Chapter Nineteen, St. Irenaeus … Continue reading

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