Flashcards in Lesson 5 Deck (13):
The first ecumenical council was the Council of Nicea
The Council of Nicea was convened over the issue of baptism of infants
Arian taught that Jesus was a lesser God and the Father alone is true God
Athanasius asserted the unity of the son with the Father, the deity of Christ, and unity of the Son.
Harmony of the church was never considered as a good enough reason for coming to agreement on the Trinity.
Constantine's conversion to Christianity was originally seen as a blessing for the Church.
The Edict of Milan created persecution for the early church.
Athanasius was exiled at least five times.
Gregory of Netherlands, Basis of Crete, and William of Clair are considered The Cappadocian Fathers.
The Council of Constantinople in A.D. 381 was to reaffirm the Council of Nicea.
The Western view on the Spirit was "the Spirit proceeds from the Father only"
The filioque controversy was one of the reasons for the division of the Eastern and Western Church