Nicene Creed

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  • Schism In Christianity

    Necessitated by the three way schism within Arianism, Basil the Great and the Cappadocian Fathers further developed the Nicene Creed to attract the more moderate Arians, as well as answer the heresies of Macedonianism. The Fathers distinguished the persons of Father, Son, and Spirit, separate from the substance of the Godhead. “It sanctioned the theology of the Neo-Nicenes, confessed that the Spirit, too, was homoousios, and thus apparently enlarged the Nicene symbol…” (Margull, p.…

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  • Eastern And Western Monasticism

    revolve around the trinity and religious devotion surrounding the monastics. One of the most reoccurring issues in Christianity was distinguishing whether Jesus was truly God and whether he had both a human or divine nature. The recurring issue would, later be identified as the Trinity. The controversy concerning the Trinity was first referenced in 325A.D., at the first ecumenical council of Nicaea. The council of Nicaea set out to assemble a universal Christian doctrine, which resulted in the…

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  • Early Church History Research Paper

    For the majority of my life, I attended a non-denominational church, where we welcome all types of backgrounds and different combinations of Christian beliefs. Our church does not recite any historical creeds, but we do state our confessions. Alike, most Christians, we believe that God is the Father, Jesus is the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Christology can compare with Nicene orthodoxy because it is based on the study of Christ. I can agree with the Nicene Creed because I believe that the aspects…

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  • Field Observation Report Sample

    The Gospel reading was read by one of the priests from what appeared to be a special Bible with thin pages. Next, there was a short homily given by one of the priest. It was the shortest reflection I had ever heard, lasting only about five minutes. The Priest spoke in a hurried fashion about an awkward family dinner he attended. Soon, there was a murmur of “Amen” from the congregation and we were onto the next service element. The Priest led the congregation in the Profession of Faith printed…

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  • Mark Noll's The Nicene Creed

    The Nicene Creed has been one of the hallmarks of Christian faith since its inception in the 4th century. This document, instead of moving the reader’s attention away from the Western world, instead moves the author into a deep entanglement of self-reflection. His view of fellowship, worship, and community all change drastically as he perceives the “deeper and wider ramifications of the Nicene Creed” in today’s culture (50). Instead of focusing his narrative on the non-Western world, Noll moves…

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  • The Apostles Creed Analysis

    This essay will address the question, what is a Creed and why did the Church feel the need to produce them? To begin with the essay will define a Creed, later providing context as to why they were. Furthermore, the essay will explain and explore numerous avenues for the Church initiating the creation of Creeds, issues, Church identity, theology, evangelism, ecclesiology, and politics. A Creed has been described as an expression that elaborates on essential Biblical truths, with an attempt to…

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  • Plato Assassin's Greed

    Reading Report II “Nothing is true, everything is permitted.” This is the great philosophy of the Assassin’s Order in Ubisoft’s critically acclaimed video game series, Assassin’s Creed. It quickly amassed a large following due to its stunning visuals, advanced game engine, and controversial Da Vinci Code-esk narrative. Like many works of historical fiction, this narrative revolves around the revelation of a grand truth. In the game, an organization called Abstergo Industries discovers that any…

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  • African American Movie

    The numerous captures of Stede Bonnet. As well the relationship between the Spanish and British. The common trend with the Animal crossing, spore, Bully and the McDonald game plus the virtual villager and assassin creeds games is that they utilize their rhetoric for the entertainment of the game. In a way m saying their subtle in their pedagogy, Sum are more direct for example “Where’s Carmen San Diego” demands players to learn geography for progression and Nintendo’s Brain Training series,…

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  • Assassin's Creed

    We all wanted to be a Captain of our own ship sailing the Seven Seas, well now you can Me-Hearties!!! My brother was the one who told me about Assassin 's Creed Black Flag, I wasn 't sure about it because when I played the first Assassin 's Creed it wasn 't really my type of game and quite repetitive, also I prefer open world, 3rd person games. After seeing a few YouTube videos I decided to buy and give it a go. I have only just completed the game 100 percent after many years of owning the…

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  • Why Was Arianism So Important

    was bishop], some 130 years ago, wrote and censured those who said that the Son was a creature and not consubstantial with the Father.” -St Athanasius of Alexandria. The heresy was responsible for the Greatest doctrinal crisis that the Church would have to deal with until the 16th Century. Emperor Constantine called a bishops from all over to form the First Council of Nicaea, which fought against Arius’s beliefs.They made the original Nicene Creed of 325, it explained the relationship between…

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