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The Truth about the Council of Nicaea (325 CE)

What happened at the council of Nicaea? Was the Trinity made up there? Was the divinity of Jesus declared there for the first time? This video answers these question?

The First Council of Nicaea was a council of Christian bishops convened in the Bithynian city of Nicaea (now İznik, Bursa province, Turkey) by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in 325 BE.


This ecumenical council was the first effort to attain consensus in the Church through an assembly representing all of Christendom. Hosius of Corduba, who was probably one of the papal legates, may have presided over its deliberations.


Its main accomplishments were settlement of the Christological issue of the divine nature of God the Son and his relationship to God the Father, the construction of the first part of the Nicene Creed, establishing uniform observance of the date of Easter and promulgation of early canon law.


SOURCES:

History of the Christian Church (Eerdmans, 1985)

Faith of the Early Fathers, Vol. 1 (Jurgens, 1998)

The Christological Controversy (Norris, 1980)

The Rise of Christianity (Rodney Stark, 1997)

The Church History (Eusebius)

Dialogus Adversus Luciferianos (St. Jerome)



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