The Councils of the Church; From the Council of Jerusalem A.D. 51 to the Council of Constantinople A.D. 381, Chiefly as to Their Constitution, But Also as to Their Objects and History

The Councils of the Church; From the Council of Jerusalem A.D. 51 to the Council of Constantinople A.D. 381, Chiefly as to Their Constitution, But Also as to Their Objects and History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... depart from the faith, which we have received through the Prophets from God the Father through Christ our Lord by the teaching of the Holy Ghost, and in the Gospels and all the Apostles, as, laid down by tradition of the Fathers, according to the Apostolic succession, to the discussion held at Nice against the heresy which had then arisen, it remains until now. To all which, we believe that nothing is to be added, and it is plain that nothing can be diminished from it. It seems good then that nothing new be done; and that the word substance and its truth, conveyed to our minds by many holy Scriptures, should abide in force. Which truth, with its name, the Catholic Church hath been ever wont, 1. c. . 8. subscribe sentence against Arians, send Bps. to Emp.187 with its deific doctrine, to confess and profess.' This definition all the Catholics, agreeing in one, subscribed." The condemnation of the heretics was put to the Synod by Grecianus, Bishop of Cagli. He rehearses the forbearance which the Church had shewn towards Ursacius, Valens, Germinius, Caius, Auxentius; the mischief which these did, their heretical spirit, in attempting again to annul the Nicene Creed and to introduce one drawn up by themselves. "Now then," the decree closes, " what seems good to you, again declare, that it may be ratified by the subscription of each." All the Bishops answered, ' It seems good that the afore-named heretics should be condemned, that the Church may remain in unshaken faith, which is truly Catholic, and in perpetual peace." " The b Catholic Bishops ( as the Emperor had required ) sent ten Bishops, as legates to the Emperor with an Epistle of sound faith, which they subscribed.0 But the heretical part sent ten legates...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236499441
  • 9781236499448