Arianism

Essence Arianism asserts that Jesus Christ is the Son of God who was created by God the Father at a point in time, is distinct from the Father and is therefore subordinate to the Father. History Arius (c. AD 250–336), a Christian presbyter in Alexandria, Egypt, is most generally thought of as the first proponent…

Advent

The Holy Season of Advent is upon us again. Dusting off the purple sanctuary banners, altar falls, pulpit falls, and all the other bits we use. I hear talk of Advent being like a mini-lent and the trend to do special Advent studies, join Advent study groups, give up something for Advent, and I am…

The Apostles Creed

I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended into hell. On the third day he rose again; he…

The Edict of Milan

The Edict of Milan did not make Christianity the religion of the Roman Empire. Constantine, having seen a vision of the Chi Rho in the sky and been successful in battle, did not immediately abandon the old Gods of Rome. Constantine was born in February 272 AD, the son of Flavius Valerius Constantius who was…

Restore The Nicene Creed

Restore the Nicene Creed The Document attached here explores the history of how the Filioque Clause came to have a place within the Nicene Creed, and an assessment of whether it belongs there or not. It looks at the matter within the context of Scripture, Tradition and Reason. It also discusses the place within the liturgy…