A formal attempt was undertaken in 325 by a council of delegates from the various Christian churches, summoned and presided over by Roman Emperor Constantine, (though he was not yet a baptized convert), at Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey), to define the nature of Jesus. The council adopted a creed, known as the Nicene Creed, that defined Jesus as “of one substance” with God, “God the Father and God the Son are consubstantial and coeternal” and that “Arianism the doctrine in which Jesus is a being created by and subservient to God, was heretical.”
- Constantine the Great – Wikipedia
Constantine was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity, and he played an influential role in the proclamation of the Edict of Milan in 313, which declared religious tolerance for Christianity in the Roman empire.
- Christology – Wikipedia
Christology is the field of study within Christian theology which is primarily concerned with the …. The term “monastic Christology” has been used to describe spiritual … an attempt to understand, explain, and discuss their understanding of the nature …. The debate about the single or dual nature of Christ ensued in Ephesus.
- Philosophy and Christian Theology (Stanford Encyclopedia of …
May 13, 2002 – Those who attempt to understand the trinity primarily in terms of this ….. the threat of Nestorianism (the view, formally condemned by the Church, that … to explain their understanding of the nature and efficacy of Jesus’ work.
- Historical Background of the Trinity – Christadelphia Home Page
The council of Nicea 325 said that “Jesus Christ is God,” the council of … it did not find a place formally in the theology of the church till the 4th century. …. “The trinity of persons within the unity of nature is defined in terms of ‘person’ … and I Corinthians 1:22 says that the Jews require a sign and the Greeks seek after wisdom.