In studying the Orthodox doctrines I have noticed that there is controversy about the nature of the Spirit and that the word 'filioque' is tossed around. What I am wondering is, what is the ...
The Nicene Creed states that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father: and [we believe] in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and life-giver, who proceeds from the Father. καὶ εἰς τὸ Πνεῦμα τὸ Ἅγιον, ...
Does the Holy Spirit's procession from the Father and Son infringe on the co-equality of the Trinity?
The following is intended to correlate to classical scholastic terminology, such as: Nature = essence, as in "the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit all have the Trinitarian 'nature' of God." Person = ...
In the past, extremely influential Eastern theologians (Photius the Great, Mark of Ephesus, etc.) have rejected the Filioque on important theological grounds. Likewise, the Latin Catholic church ...
In order to contextualize the question I add the following quote from the wikipedia article concerning Filioque clause: Filioque, Latin for "and (from) the Son", is a phrase found in the form of ...
Depending on your tradition, the Nicene Creed may or may not say that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Son as well as from the Father: (Greek) τὸ ἐκ τοῦ πατρὸς ἐκπορευόμενον - who from the Father ...