BIBL 111 Week 3 Notes:The Nicene Creed:First four councils need to be In the Nicene paper coming up.Augustine: North Africa native. Greatest theologian since the apologists. He was father of the westernchurch. Rome is split as a kingdom.Language is different. West is Roman Catholic. East is Greekorthodox. Develops doctrine of the invisible church.No one on a Sunday are genuinely not Christians.This is the universal church.He develops the doctrine of original sin.We are born into a sinful world. weare born again when we profess the name of God. Maneccis the Persian gods.Writings: Confessions: autobiographical. 387 Augustine is prompted by the Holy Spirit, gets into it, andhits romans 13: 13-14. something about Romans. All you have romans is the whole basis of Christianity.City of God. Christianity does not offer success. Oneness with God is what it is about.OpposedManicheesHe wrote 13 books against the manichees. He felt guilty for it. He deconstructed their philosophy.