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What creed was written in response to Arius's heresy?
The Nicene Creed was written in response.
What was Arianism?
The heresy that claimed that Jesus was not divine, he was somewhere in between human and divine.
The Nicene Creed was written here.
It was written at the Council of Nicaea.
What was Gnosticism?
A heresy that claimed that Jesus wasn't human, because all material things were evil.
Who disputed Gnosticism.
Irenaeus
The Apostles' Creed was written in response to this heresy.
Gnosticism.
A martyr that was born of non-Christian parents. One of the earliest apologists.
Justin
What is an apologist?
People who defend their faith.
The belief that it is wrong to kill another human being in war or for any purpose.
Pacifism.
Comes from the Greek word meaning "hairy ones"
Barbarians.
Comes from the Greek word for "supervisor".
Bishop.
Emperor who was successful in holding off the barbarians, but later in his life killed many Christians.
Diocletian.
What does XP or chi-rho mean?
The first two Greek letters of Christ's name.
What are apostates?
people who renounce their faith.
What emperor made Christianity legal?
Constantine.
What was the name of the new capital?
Constantinople.
What is a heresy?
A false teaching of the church.
Who countered the Arians?
Athanasius.
Bishop who was taken to be eaten by lions.
Ignatius of Antioch.
What was the Edict of Milan?
It granted freedom of worship to Christians in the Roman Empire.
Who was the emperor who declared paganism illegal and made Christianity the official religion of the empire.
Theodosius.