Be able to match descriptions with key figures in the early Church history. Ambrose: 1. Popular political leader in Milan. 2. Drafted as bishop in 374 Athanasius: 1. Elder and eventually bishop of Alexandria. 2. Was exiled several times Augustine: 1. Became a believer under Ambrose. 2. Became boshop of hippo 3. Strongly against Donatists and Pelagians. Chtysostom: 1. An elder and eventually a bishop (against his will) in Antioch. Cyril: 1. Bishop of Alexandria. 2. Viewed Jesus as one person. Donatus: North African bishop.
Ignatius: 1. Bishop of Antioch 2. Argued the fundamental importance of bishops. 3. First person to mention universal catholic Church. Irenaeus: 1. A disciple of Ploycarp, bishop of Lyons and the first of the great theologians. 2. believed to be martyred Justin: 1. Principal apologist of the second century. 2. Slain as a martyr. Marcion: 1. Wealthy ship owner who started preaching in Rome. 2. Challenged orthodox Christianity. 3. Excommunicated in 144 Montanus: 1. Converted to Christianity from heathen priesthood. 2. He had two prophetess. Nestorius: 1. Bishop of Laodicea. 2. Was rejected by the orthodox Christian Church. Novatian: 1.Believed that people who left the Church shouldn't be able to return. He was condemned as a heretic. Origen: 1. Considered to be the to be the first truly systematic theologian. 2. Known for speculative theology. Patrick: 1. Taken to Ireland as a slave at 16. 2. He started the spread of Christianity in Ireland. Pelagius: 1. British monk that lived in Rome and Palestine. 2. Strongly opposed by Augustine and Jerome. Sabellius: 1. 3rd century priest. 2. Believed that Father, Son and Holy Spirit where just different names for God. Tertullian: 1.A Roman lawyer, first of the “Latin Fathers”. 2. critiqued pagans for their Idolatry, persecution and bloodshed, Heritics for there false views of the trinity and Jews for rejecting their Messiah.
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