The Council of Nicea
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The Council of Nicea

Test your knowledge of the Council of Nicea with this quiz! Answer questions about the participants, decisions, and outcomes of this significant event in Christian history. See how much you know about the Roman emperor who presided over the council, the key theological concept of homoousios, and the influential figures involved.

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Questions and Answers

Who presided over the Council of Nicea in 325?

Constantine

What did the ruling of the Council of Nicea accept about Jesus?

The idea of homoousios

Who replaced Alexander and was a champion of Nicean Theology?

Athanasius

Who was the most important theologian of Western theology for the first 1000 years of Christianity?

<p>Augustine of Hippo</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the impact of the fall of Rome on church membership?

<p>Increased church membership</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Council of Nicea

  • The Council of Nicea in 325 was presided over by Emperor Constantine.
  • The Council of Nicea accepted that Jesus is fully divine and of the same substance (homoousios) as God the Father.

Key Figures

  • Athanasius replaced Alexander and was a champion of Nicean Theology.

Influential Theologians

  • St. Augustine was the most important theologian of Western theology for the first 1000 years of Christianity.

Impact of the Fall of Rome

  • The fall of Rome led to an increase in church membership as people sought security and comfort in the church.

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