The Council of Nicaea 325 a.d.

The Council of Nicaea 325 a.d. The Struggle For Right Teaching It is true that for many years the Church had struggled with how to best explain what it believed about the unique identity of Jesus.  Surely he was the “Logos” of the Gospel of John, the “Word made flesh” (John 1:14).  With Christians multiplying in […]

The Donatist Controversy

The Donatus Controversy Important Yet Forgotten There are some moments in Church history that on a grander scale do not seem to be very significant when we initially look at them.  The controversy in Carthage over the legitimacy of an anointed bishop seems to me to be one of them. It is easy to gloss […]