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James Beaven. An Account of the Life and Writings of S. Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons and Martyr. London: J.G.F. & J. Rivington. 1841. 334pp.

John Behr. Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement. Oxford University Press. 2000. 261pp.

D. Jeffrey Bingham. Irenaeus' Use of Matthew's Gospel in Adversus Haereses. Peeters Publishers. 1998. 357pp.

Mary Ann Donovan. One Right Reading? A Guide to Irenaeus. Liturgical Press. 1997. 197pp.

F. R. Montgomery Hitchcock. Irenaeus of Lugdunum: A Study of His Teaching. Cambridge University Press. 1914. 373pp.

Daniel L. Hoffman. The Status of Women and Gnosticism in Irenaeus and Tertullian. Edwin Mellen Press. 1995. 239pp.

John Lawson. The Biblical Theology of Saint Irenaeus. Wipf & Stock. 2006. 307pp.

Jan Tjeerd Nielsen. Adam and Christ in the Theology of Irenaeus of Lyons. Van Gorcum. 1968. 124pp.

Eric Osborn. Irenaeus of Lyons. Cambridge University Press. 2001. 307pp.

Terrance L. Tiessen. Irenaeus on the Salvation of the Unevangelized. Scarecrow Press. 1993. 324pp.

Gérard Vallée. A Study in Anti-Gnostic Polemics: Irenaeus, Hippolytus, and Epiphanius. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 1981. 114pp.

Gustaf Wingren. Translated by Ross Mackenzie. Man and the Incarnation: A Study in the Biblical Theology of Irenaeus. Oliver and Boyd. 1959. 233pp. Translation of Människan och inkarnationen enligt Irenaeus.


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