Religion_and_empire_cont_3

Religion_and_empire_cont_3 - Religion and empire cont...

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. Christianity e Persecution: Nero, Decius, Diocletian e Tolerance: Edict of Milan (313)= Constantine o 361-363 brief pagan revival e 378-380 State Religion e West/East Issues Develop: Papal Primary versus Caesaropapism e (Later: Great Schism 1054) e Roman Catholic versus Eastern Orthodox e Popes and Patriarchs e Scriptures: Hebrew Text and New Testament= Greek 382 Pope Damascus gets St. Jerome to produce first Latin translation (“Vulgate”) e Doctrine/ Christological issues: Trinity issue (council of Nicaea 325) Salvation (more of west issue) Jesus as God and Man (Council of Chalcedon 451 against Monophysites) e 3 Big Questions: How is Bible to be understood? How are fundamental doctrines to be understood? What does classical culture have to do with Christianity and vice versa (“What does Rome have to do with Jerusalem”) or How to position Christianity with existing cultural traditions? e
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course HIST 1111 taught by Professor Holmes during the Fall '09 term at UGA.

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Religion_and_empire_cont_3 - Religion and empire cont...

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