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Mithraism
the single most powerful religious conceptions that threatened the growing heteronomy of christianity spread from persia to roman britain
Mithra
iranish man-god
sol lnvicta
the undefeated sun, god of Mithraism
Mithraea
Underground chapels for the worship of the Persian Mithras.
Syndexioi
united temples
Tauroctony
depiction of mithras killing the bull
-gnosis
knowledge
emanations
waves coming from light
Divine Spark
part of human that is divine
Arianism
a heresy that claims jesus was human/mortal
Arius
A heretic who didn't believe that Jesus is completely divine, believed that the Trinity was wrong
Nestorius
was removed as patriarch of Constantinople
Nestorianism
The belief that Jesus was two separate persons, one human and one divine.
Dyophysitism
the claim that jesus was two natures: divine and mortal
Monophysitism
the claim that jesus was one nature
Manichaeism
religion based on the teachings of Mani to combine all the religions of the world.
Mani
iranian that claim all the religions are the same, they are just told from the different angle
ineffable
unspeakable
edict of Milan 321 A.D.
christian church became legal
Council of Nicea
the church had established sacraments, beliefs, rituals, qualifications, sacred texts
Nicean Creed
the statement belief of what orthodox christianity is
Trinity
God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
Trinitarianism
Belief that God is three persons
Nontrinitarianism
Belief that God isn't three persons
sacraments
baptism and communion
canonic new testament
they accepted 5 gospels