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“Bearer of God” used since the early centuries of the church, this title of Mary was defended by the Council of Ephesusin 431

Theotokos

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Founded in the 4th century, this jersey maintained that Christ was both human and divine. Instead that Christ was a union of two men: one human, the other divine

Nestorianism

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3rd and 4th century heresy, it denied jesus’ divinity and thought that Jesus I neither God nor equal to God but an exceptional creature raised to the level of “son of god”

Athanasian Creed

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A ban solemnly pronounced by ecclesiastical authority and accompanied by excommunication

Anathema

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Heresy that rejected the sacraments celebrated by clergy who had formerly betrayed their faith

Donatism

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That salvation may be achieved through knowledge it co-opted the scriptures, the Old and New Testaments and erected an entirely new cosmological structure that challenged the intent of Christianity

Gnosticism

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Greek word meaning “of the same substance”

Homoousios

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From Greek, monos=alone and physis=nature. This heresy claimed that there is only one nature in Christ and that his human nature is “incorporated” into the divine nature.

Monophysitism

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Heresy that rejected the sacraments, celebrated by clergy who had formerly betrayed their faith

Donatism

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Which aspects of God does the Athanasian Creed address?

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No sooner did the Church resolve the problems that faced from the outside (Roman persecutions), than it faced many problems from within. What were these problems?

D

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How is the fact that these problems, that were resolved, proof of the presence of the Holy Spirit acting in, and guiding the Church?

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Why are other religions, like the Jewish or Hindu faith, not considered to be heresies?

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A Convent of Catholic nuns invites a speaker to address women on women's issues. The speaker, who is a nun, tells the women that the Catholic Church needs to wake up to women's concerns and allow for Abortions.
Is this a “formal” heresy, “material” heresy, or “not a heresy”.

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A number of women leave the above-mentioned comment believing that it is acceptable for them to support “abortion rights” because they were told by a nun. They reason that there is no conflict between them supporting abortion while receiving Communion when they
attend Mass.

Is this a “formal” heresy, “material” heresy, or “not a heresy”.

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