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anathema

a pronouncement of excommunication for someone who teaches a doctrine condemned by a church council

2

arius

priest in alexandria who taught that jesus was not fully divine but a creature of god (human)

3

ascetisism

practices and disciplines, tools that aid the spiritual life

4

christology

the branch of christian theology relating to the person, nature, and role of christ

5

creed

statement of beliefs

6

edict of milan

declaration by constantinople that grace religious freedom to all traditions in the roman empire

7

heresy

a divisive error in teaching

8

monophysitism

heretical teaching that there is only one nature in christ

9

nestorious

patriarch of constantinople, taught