Joey Spencer is a Tutor for the Alcuin Institute for Catholic Culture, and serves as the Archivist for the Diocese of Tulsa.← Return to Essays
“For the Glory of God is a living Man, and the life of man is to see God. ”
—Saint Irenaeus, Against Heresies, 4.20.7
References & Footnotes:
 The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius Pamphilus, trans. Christian Frederick Cruse (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1988), 171.  CCC, 1017.  Ignatius of Antioch, Epistle to the Smyrnaeans, in The Epistles of St. Clement of Rome and St. Ignatius of Antioch, trans. James A. Kleist, S.J. (New York: Paulist Press, 1946), 91.  Irenaeus, Against Heresies, 4.20.7.  Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History, 176.  Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History, 178.