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  • adjective Of or pertaining to Nicaea.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the First Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325) or the churches that profess the Nicene Creed, the formulation of which was started at this council.

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  • Almost every Bishop declared that the doctrine of Arius was contrary to what the Church had held from the first, and the confession of faith was drawn up which we call the Nicene

    Young Folks' History of Rome

  • The creed of Nicæa is to be carefully distinguished from what is commonly called the Nicene creed.

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • The video dave121212 posted was made by a group of creationists that go by the name the Nicene Council.

    Think Progress » Sarah Palin calls global warming studies ‘snake oil science.’

  • * The Holy Scriptures, as the record of God's revelation of himself to man, and as being the rule and ultimate standard of faith; and the Creed commonly called Nicene, as the sufficient statement of the Christian faith, and either it or the Apostles' Creed as the bap­tismal confession of belief;

    The Reunion of Christendom

  • * The Holy Scriptures, as the record of God's revelation of himself to man, and as being the rule and ultimate standard of faith; and the Creed commonly called Nicene, as the sufficient statement of the Christian faith, and either it or the Apostles' Creed as the bap­tismal confession of belief;

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  • The fathers, to exclude all their subtleties, declared the Son consubstantial to the {473} Father, which they inserted in the profession of their faith, called the Nicene creed, which was drawn up by Osius, and to which all subscribed, except a small number of Arians.

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • Creed, the so-called Nicene and Athanasian Creeds, the Creed of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The creed, as professed at Toledo, is the first instance of the authorized use of the term "and the Son" in a creed in connection with the doctrine of the “procession of the Holy Spirit,” the form in which the so-called Nicene creed came to be used in the West, and the source of much dispute between the East and the West in the ninth century and ever since.

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • They are the precursors of what is now known as the Nicene creed, incorrectly attributed to the Council of Constantinople A.

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • Creed commonly called Nicene, as the sufficient statement of the

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

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