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CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

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A.D.


The Crucifixion of our Lord, . . . 29
Council of the Apostles declares Gentiles free from the law, . . . 49
Martyrdom of St. Peter and St. Paul at Rome, . . . 64 or 67
St. John's Gospel teaches that Christ is the Word, . . . *85
St. Ignatius insists on the necessity of Episcopacy, . . . *110
Aristides and Quadratus write Apologies for Christianity, . . . 125
Basilides and Valentinus, the Gnostics, flourish, . . . 135
Marcion founds a Semi-Gnostic Church, . . . 144
Montanus introduces a new kind of prophesying, . . . 157
Theophilus uses the word Trinity: his doctrine of the Word is partly Stoic, . . . *180
St. Irenaeus carries on St. John's teaching, . . . *182
Origen born: combined Christian Theology with the best Greek culture, . . . *185
Adoptionist Unitarianism brought to Rome, . . . *190
Sabellian Unitarianism taught at Rome, . . . 215
Tertullian expounds the doctrine of the Trinity, . . . *218
Callistus, bishop of Rome, maintains that Penance is a means for obtaining forgiveness of mortal sin, . . . *218
Hippolytus dies: was a voluminous theological writer, . . 235
Manes or Manichaeus teaches an eclectic religion, . . . 242
Novatian writes on the Trinity against Sabellius. . . . *250
St. Cyprian maintains that mortal sin may be forgiven, but insists upon the necessity of Penance, . . . 250
Dionysius of Alexandria dies: opposed Sabellianism. . . . . 265
119 Paul of Samosata condemned for teaching that Jesus became divine at His baptism, . . . . *269
Lucian dies: he was the forerunner of Arianism, . . . . 312
Council of Nicaea; Arius is condemned for teaching that Christ is a demigod, . . . . 325
Athanasius becomes bishop of Alexandria, . . . . 328
Arian Blasphemy Creed; Arianism splits, . . . . 357
Council of Constantinople; triumph of the Latitudinarian party of Arians, . . . . 360
Catholics combine at the Council of Alexandria, . . . . 362
Apollinaris denies the reality of Christ's soul, . . . . 380
Council of Constantinople; final triumph of Catholicism over Arianism, . . . . 381
Theodore, bishop of Mopsuestia, teaches that the Word was only "connected" with Christ, . . . . 392
Nestorius, a member of the party of Theodore, denies that Mary is Mother of God, and so denies that the Word became flesh; opposed by St. Cyril, . . . . 428
Council of Ephesus condemns Nestorianism, . . . . 431
Eutyches teaches that the manhood of Christ is absorbed by His Deity; opposed by St. Leo, . . . . 448
The 'Robber-Council' of Ephesus pronounces Eutyches orthodox, and murders Archbishop Flavian, . . . . 449
Council of Chalcedon condemns Eutyches and draws up a Definition of the doctrine of the Incarnation, . . . . 451

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