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CHHI 301 Quiz 2

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Since it was found to be heretical by the Conciliar bishops, the Nicene Creed is no longer recited in churches today.
False
In AD 310, with the Edict of Milan, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
False
Jerome was a 4th century monk who translated the Bible into Latin, in a version known as the Vulgate.
True
At least since the 2nd century, there were two principal parts in a communion service:
1. Extensive public reading of Scripture with hymn-singing and prayer.
2. The celebration of the bread and wine, which was not open to the public.
True
The word monk comes from the Greek word meaning solitary because early monks often sought to be alone with God.
True
Ambrose actively sought to be elected bishop of Milan.
False
Maricon was unfamiliar with Christianity when he developed his religious system.
False
During the early period of Christianity, believers were sometimes accused of cannibalism because of misunderstandings with Christian charitable practices and the language associated with the communion service.
True
Donatism was one of the schisms in Christianity whose basis was the restoration of Christians who had "lapsed" after persecution.
True
The bishop of a large city was known by the term "deacon."
False
The Arian controversy was peacefully settled by the council of Nicea.
False
As the western Roman Empire declined, it was replaced by a number of small competing barbarian kingdoms.
True
Augustine was a professor of rhetoric who later became a bishop.
True.
Tertulian, a North African theologian, said "Outside the church there is no salvation.. no one can have God as his Father who does not have the church as his mother."
False
Christians during the Roman period were often though of as ignorant and superstitious because they often drew their converts from uneducated rabble.
True
Eusebius, who became Bishop of Caesarea, wrote a number of books, the most important was Church History.
True
April 30, 311, Galerius became a Christian, bringing the persecution of Christians to an end.
False
Gnosticism was a well defined organization in competition with the Church of Roman period.
False
Athanasius of Alexandria participated in the Synod of Sirmium, which brought about a settlement of the Arian controversy.
False
Irenaeus was a businessman who developed an interest in what Christians called heresies- false systems of belief- while travelling to Rome to sell his produce.
False