Nicea. Nicaea

Arian controversy [ ] The synod of Nicaea, Constantine and the condemnation and burning of Arian books, illustration from a northern Italian compendium of canon law, ca Christian literature Company
of Fabricius, the first edition of which was published in 1705-1707, and which D'Holbach may well have consulted 26 Athanasius protested against the consensus opinion of the established church, and did so because he was compelled by scriptural authority
He did in 331 for use in the churches of Constantinople, itself still a new city He ate it in two bites
Melitius, it was decided, should remain in his own city of in Egypt, but without exercising authority or the power to ordain new clergy; he was forbidden to go into the environs of the town or to enter another for the purpose of ordaining its subjects Syriac Miscellanies
NOTES 1The Council of Nicea did not take up the issue of the canon of Scripture 2006 , , New Haven: Yale University Press, , retrieved 24 February 2014• prohibition of self- for clergy 2
Role of Constantine [ ] See also: Christianity had only recently been legalised in the empire, the having ended in 311 under Pagan powers within the Empire sought to maintain and at times re-establish paganism into the seat of the Emperor see and
1951 History of Syria including Lebanon and Palestine recognition of the honorary rights of the see of 8
Upon his death, his second son Constantius ruled in the East, and he gave great aid and comfort to Arianism Most significantly, it resulted in the first uniform Christian , called the
Arius was told that opinions such as his should be kept to himself Lines Are Drawn One day, Alexander called together the elders of Alexandria to ask them questions about the Scripture
When that embassy failed, he turned to summoning a synod at Nicaea, inviting "the most eminent men of the churches in every country" The later version however was not widespread even in Antiquity
What church would have me? The initial number of bishops supporting Arius was small If the Council of Nicaea wasn't about deciding which books of the Bible were canon, what was it about? 693-706, and so, in Latin translation, which I have
Constantine organized the Council along the lines of the - early Christian church one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline; "the first seven councils through 787 are considered to be ecumenical councils by both the Roman Catholic church and the Eastern Orthodox church but the next fourteen councils are considered ecumenical only by the Roman Catholic church" 3
, Section 120• A Syriac manuscript lists the names of the eastern bishops which included twenty-two from Coele-Syria, nineteen from Palestine, ten from Phoenicia, six from Arabia, others from Assyria, Mesopotamia, Persia, etc Why would any non-ideologue care enough to get into politics
The work seems to date from about 480-500, so is rather late, and some of it appears to be fictionalised prohibition of the removal of 17
xv Here is the section on Nicaea, chapter 35 p 229 , Roman historian• THE BACKGROUND Excepting the apostolic council in Jerusalem recorded in Acts 15, the Council of Nicea stands above other early councils of the church as far as its scope and its focus
There's a phrase in the Bible which states that one should never countenance spiritual entities other than God " The year was 318, and Christianity was enjoying a huge revival that is, if you're okay with me calling a huge influx of unconverted pagans into the church a revival
According to , not only were Arius and the only two bishops who didn't flip on him he had started the council with 22 bishops in his corner — they didn't hold up to the pressure exiled to Illyria in the Balkan Peninsula, but Constantine ordered that all of Arius' writings be burned and that anyone found with copies of his writings on their person be put to death 8Modalism is the belief that there is one Person in the Godhead who at times acts as the Father, and other times as the Son, and still other times as the Spirit
Tanner, Norman P The ancient city is surrounded on all sides by 5 kilometres 3 mi of walls about 10 metres 33 ft high
confirmation of ancient customs giving jurisdiction over large regions to the bishops of Alexandria, Rome, and Antioch 7 , before the Council of Nicea] everyone believed that the Son was begotten in eternity past, and that this was the meaning of Proverbs 8:22
described the city as built in the typical fashion with great regularity, in the form of a square, measuring 16 in circumference, i If it was just one factor by itself, it could be dismissed
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