The Apostolic Councils

In order to understand Christian heresy, it is necessary to look at the historical development of Christian orthodoxy. Orthodoxy came out of the various ecumenical Council of the Christian community. As we shall see though, not all of the so-called ecumenical councils were truly ecumenical. As Christianity fragmented, those attending the councils became more and read more

The Doors of Perception Part One

As I have said in earlier posts, there are two kinds of knowledge: the knowledge that is passed down from one generation to generation, and then there is revealed knowledge. Both types of knowledge depend on human perception: those skills we have that allow us to see, hear, smell, touch and taste the world around read more

The Battle for Orthodoxy: The Ecumenical Councils

The first ecumenical Council was called by the Emperor Constantine the Great in 325 A.D. this counsel was the first attempt by all of Christendom to achieve some semblance of unity of doctrine throughout the Roman Empire. In toto, there were seven ecumenical councils. We are not going to discuss all seven. Rather we are read more