Religion paper tips

Religion paper tips - Religion paper tips: -3 pages )Nicaea...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Religion paper tips: -3 pages )Nicaea and Calceden, Calceden is longer -double spaced -citing: (Nicaea, Cannon 5) or (Nicaea, creed) -Thesis outline: The evidence from the counsel shows that Christianity has become very centralized (blank) since the time of Paul. Theme should show how Christianity transitioned from a minority religion to a more centralized one. -You have a creed (the theological part) and then the cannons, which are like laws -purpose of the Talmudic discussion: to continue the discussion, and you’re supposed to just blindly accept it, read it, and not question it -need to make a comparison with Early Christianity and Paul -In Calceden, bishops are trying to express their authority over people -Monks and holy people and saints are really trying to push against the bishops in Nicaea. -By Calceden, there is an established hierarchy. -By now, they’re seeing that people are converting to christinaiy probably not for the faith, but to be a part of the hierarchy. There’s concern that people aren’t converting for
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course REL 140 taught by Professor Rudasil during the Spring '08 term at USC.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online