Volume I. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus Clement of Rome, Mathetes, Polycarp, Ignatius, Barnabas, Papias, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus What really happened at Nicea: all the ancient sources. Konsili Nicaea 1 . The bishops assembled at Nicaea, who constitute the great and holy synod, greet the church of the Alexandrians, by the grace of God holy.

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But if anyone dares to steal away one who belongs to another and to ordain him in his church without the consent of kohsili other’s own bishop among whose clergy he was enrolled before he departed, the ordination is konslii be null. Doubts had earlier been expressed, notably by Tillemont see L. Eustathius of Antioch was deposed and exiled in Much of the debate hinged on the difference between being “born” or “created” and being “begotten”.

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The council was formally opened 20 May, in the central structure of the imperial palace at Nicaea, with preliminary discussions of the Arian question. Hosius of Cordubawho was probably one of the Papal legatesmay have presided over its deliberations.

This was the beginning of the practice of using secular power to establish doctrinal orthodoxy within Christianity, an example followed by all later Christian emperors, which nicew to a circle of Christian violence, and of Christian resistance couched in terms of martyrdom.



See Note A Here’s a third version of this idea: Constantine organized the Council along the lines of the Roman Senate. This position is supported by patristic scholar Timothy Barnes in his book Constantine and Eusebius.

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The opposing view stemmed from the idea that begetting the Son is itself in the nature of the Father, which is eternal. Oxonii, E Typographeo Clarendoniano.

A Syriac manuscript lists the names of konsioi eastern bishops which included twenty two from Coele-Syria, nineteen from Palestine, ten from Phoenicia, six from Arabia, etc. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat In fact the anecdote pre-dates Baronius by over six hundred years: Thus, the Father was always a Father, and both Father and Son existed always together, eternally, coequally and consubstantially.

It would seem reasonable to propose that a hazy recollection of these passages lies at the root of this legend. But how do we find out if they are true?

Arius, Theonas, and Secundus refused to adhere to the creed, and were thus exiled to Illyriain addition to being excommunicated. Retrieved 12 October Theology Ecclesiology Treatise on Law Determinatio. In spite of his sympathy for Arius, Eusebius of Caesarea adhered to the decisions of the council, accepting the entire creed.

It decreed that that he might remain jonsili his own city without any authority to nominate or ordain, and that he was not to show himself for this purpose in the country or in another city, and that he was to retain the bare name of his office.

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Easter was henceforward to be a Sunday in a lunar month chosen according to Christian criteria—in effect, a Christian Nisan—not in the month of Nisan as defined by Jews. Constantine’s coinage and other official motifs, until the Council of Nicaea, had affiliated him with the pagan cult of Sol Invictus. The source of this remarkable story is given as an appendix in Fr. However, the Vetus Synodicon has been issued in a critical edition recently, with notes and English translation, based on manuscripts rather older than those written by the notorious trickster Darmarios: Against all this the holy synod pronounced anathemas, and did not allow this impious and abandoned opinion and these blasphemous words even to be heard.


Criticism of the Catholic Church Anti-Catholicism. Its main accomplishments were settlement of the Christological issue of the divine nature of God the Son and his relationship to God the Father[2] the construction of the first part of the Nicene Creedestablishing uniform observance of the date of Easter[6] and promulgation of early canon law. In his farewell address, Constantine informed the audience how averse he was to dogmatic controversy; he wanted the Church to live in harmony and peace.

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The council of Nicaea dealt primarily with nices issue of the deity of Christ. This idea – that the bible contents were voted on at Nicaea – seems to be derived from the 18th century writer Thomas Paine.

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