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Christopher Stead

Print publication date: 1977

Print ISBN-13: 9780198266303

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266303.001.0001

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Nicaea

Nicaea

Chapter:
(p.223) IX Nicaea
Source:
Divine Substance
Author(s):

Christopher Stead

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266303.003.0009

This chapter considers the use of the terms ousia and homoousios in the brief period of almost ten years which led up to the Council of Nicea in June 935. The events of this period and the Council itself present many problems which Church historians have so far failed to classify. The chapter focuses on basic theology as revealed by available texts, and particularly the contemporary sources. It suggests that ousia and possibly homoousios, had become the subject of disagreement long before the Council began.

Keywords:   ousia, homoousios, Council of Nicea, Christian theology

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