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Athanasius and the Council of Nicaea

 

ATHANASIUS 
and
THE COUNCIL OF NICAEA (325)

 

1]        Introduction

 

2]        Athanasius

 

3]        Arius

 

4]        Arianism      Influences upon Arius: Philo Judaeus

 

Plotinus

 

Gnosticism*

 

Lucius of Antioch

 

Paul of Samosata

 

 

5]        The Cruciality of Athanasius’s Theology

 

Docetism

 

 

Ebionitism

 

 

“HOMOOUSION” versus “HOMOIOUSION”

 

 

 

 

The hermeneutical significance of H.

 

 

The evangelical significance of H.

 

 

The soteriological significance of H

 

with respect to the Incarnation,

 

with respect to the Atonement.