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NICEANorthern Illinois Conference Evangelical Association
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Since then the question has not been taken up again by the WCC, but in 1977, in the context of preparations for the great and holy council, the Orthodox churches discussed different aspects of the question seriously at a consultation in Chambesy.(10) The pastoral problem was emphasized: new schisms would arise within the Orthodox community if the rule of the Council of Nicea were to be broken (for example by celebrating Easter on the Sunday following the second Saturday in April).
Despues de decadas de un escenario muy polarizado, donde no habia lugar para los matices, se verificaba una severa fractura en el bloque contrario a Nicea (7).
El modelo de concilio ecumenico propuesto en Nicea y el papel esencial que el emperador estaba llamado a desempenar en el mismo fueron definidos de manera precisa por Eusebio de Cesarea:
The Council of Nicea (325) used Athanasius's term "consubstantial" (homo-ousios) to refer to the Son's relationship to the Father.
Using evidence from Virginia Burrus, Boyarin described the development of the myth of Nicea as the unifying statement of belief in the Logos, along with the creative reading of the history of debate by the Fathers after Nicea so that they could claim it portrayed the development of the unifying position that they supposedly had always believed.
Already at the Council of Nicea in 325 the bishops spoke of the quadragesima paschae (Latin for "40 days before Easter") as the well-established custom.
In the crucial years between the councils of Nicea and Chalcedon, the ecclesiastical district of Antioch was graced by the likes of John Chrysostom, Diodore, Theodore, and Theodoret, Old Testament scholars whose particular take on the text (and their reliance on the Greek) influenced generations of readers.
Readers will find few references to the traditional big events in Christian history--the Council of Nicea or the Reformation, for example.
The Church Council of Nicea in 325 AD taught that statues and images were to be used in churches and religious celebrations.
Perhaps the best part of Kemp's book is the third section, "Ideas, The Ordering of Artistry," which begins with summaries of major figures and conceptions, e.g., Plato on the "idea" of the object (80), and the council of Nicea on images (83).