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44) In describing attacks that Athanasius earlier experienced from the supporters of Arius after the Council of Nicaea, Gregory of Nazianzus observes, "How would they [the supporters of Arius] spare people, they who did not spare divinity?
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Perhaps as a tactic, perhaps from some self-acknowledged shortcoming as a writer of formal theology, Arius ventilated his opinions in popular songs, a nice foreshadowing of the punk and protest ditties of modern times.
He denounced Arius's views and summoned a church council that summoned Arius and his followers and demanded their signatures to a creed in conformity with Alexander's views.
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Widespread heresies such as Arianism (named after a cleric, Arius, in the fourth century), that denied that Jesus was truly divine and equal to God, caused millions to be swept out of the Church before the Council of Nicea in AD 345 was able to expose this untruth and to define what Catholics believe to this day.
Moreover, Hall's treatment of Arius's theology does not provide an explanation of why Arius and his followers denied the divinity of the Son.
The Crux of the fourth-century debate centers on the divinity of the historical Jesus, with half of Christendom holding with the belief championed by a priest named Arius that Jesus was divine by adoption and thus subordinate to God's will.
Is Jesus fully divine, or was he merely a creature with a unique role, "the firstborn of all creation," as the fourth-century theologian Arius and his many supporters believed?
The commentary fulfils a variety of functions: analysis and explanation of Sextus's reasoning; examination of the ethical doctrines of nonskeptics that Sextus discusses, including comparison between Sextus's treatment of these doctrines and treatments of the same doctrines by others-notably Diogenes Laertius and Arius Didymus apud Stobaeum; comparison between passages of Against the Ethicists and parallel passages of outlines of Pyrrhonism; and observations concerning Sextus's style and word usage.