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First of all, there was no Arianism prior to Arius because Arianism started with Arius.Arius began to teach a new teaching. He taught that the Logos had a beginning of existence.Although some scholars like Alexander Vasiliev refers to Lucian as the Arius before Arius.This merely shows that Lucian hold onto a proto-Arianism source. Arius was condemned while ...


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In the fourth century, Christians in the East had a controversy concerning the doctrine about Jesus' relationship with God the Father.This time it was Christians themselves who are theologically at war.Creeds were written and anathemas were spoken but in the end, what was faithful to the apostolic teaching won. It all started with the Egyptian Presbyter ...


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Arius' Christology follows that of Ss. Lucian of Antioch and Dionysius of Alexandria. During the Nicene council Arians quoted both of them to sustain the hypostatic difference between the Father and the Son. This is why in the original Nicene creed, the last part condemned anyone who confess the Son is of different hypostasis than the Father. Because of this ...



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