Religion and Politics at the Council at Nicaea

  title={Religion and Politics at the Council at Nicaea},
  author={R. Grant},
  journal={The Journal of Religion},
  pages={1 - 12}
  • R. Grant
  • Published 1975
  • Philosophy
  • The Journal of Religion
The council of bishops that met at Nicaea, in what is now northwest Turkey, in the spring of the year 325 provides wonderful opportunities for any historian concerned with the human situation. Later generations referred to it as the first ecumenical council of the Christian church. They revered its decisions and regarded them as permanently valid. Many churches still say or sing the Nicene Creed. More historically, it marks the end of early church history and the dawning of the Middle Ages… Expand
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