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TermsBlandinaoshowed the power of god.oShe was tortured but remained strong.oDeclared a Christian and that no evil can be done to themoThey were exposed to wild beastsoShe was fastened to a stake and exposed as foodBeast didn’t touch her and she was taken downoShe was the last one leftbrought in again and exposed to terror andtorture bc didn’t swear to idolsStill livedoExposed to a bull who tossed her around but still didn’t feel anythingoBecause of hope and trust in ChristShe was sacrificedoThe more she went through the stronger she gotLetter to Diognetus apology/apologetic –oDefended christaintity. Idolatry bad. Doesn’t need fake sacrificesAthanasiuso4thcentry debates on divinity of sonoincarnation of godex nihiloonoting- unlimitedEpicureansoDeny that there is mind behind universeoresponse- distinction- because there is a causecanonomeasure/standard for judgmentcreedostatement of beliefs and true Christians accepted thisoa way to determine who was a true Christian- developed canon, creed, andbishopapostolic successionothe idea tht a bishop could establish that he was orthodox by tracing hislineage back to a bishop who learned from the apostlesEbionitesoFollowed jewish practices strictly?Antinomians
oDon’t follow any rulesoOnly grace – bc thought already saved, no need to foolow rulesoConsidered herecyDocetismoJesus was a spirit and appeared to have a body bc matter was eviloWord didn’t really become human just seemed tooOnly few have knowledgeMONARCHAIANS- GROUPSoAdoptionismThought that because Jesus was a good man he was adopted to begod’s sonJesus was god only in that sense of the power of godoModalismThought the trinity was convenient labels for showing god inhistoryDenied trinityTemporaryexpressions of the same god- showed nothgin aboutnatureArius/Arianso

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Christianity, Causality, Trinity, First Council of Nicaea

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