many of the errors that crept into the church during this time arose from placing human reasoning above the authority of scripture.
uring his reign came great persecution upon the church.
It was Origen who mightily influenced Jerome, The editor of the Latin was the sixth major wave of persecution against the early church.
during this time everything was done to exterminate all Christians.
that taught that that Jesus Christ was not divine but a created being. Known for his preaching of sin in high places as well as low. This council considered the 27 books of the New Testament as the final completion of the Holy Scriptures.
Among the books that rejected were: the Gospel of Thomas and Phillip, the Epistle of Barnabas, and the Acts of John.
this was the third major wave of persecution against the early church. John, the last of the original 12 disciples to dies in Ephesus.
after being released from his exile in Patmos, John spent his closing days, in the collecting and forming of those writings we call the New Testament.ppointed as head of the catechetical school of Alexandria, Egypt.
punishment included exile with confiscation of goods, Torture and imprisonment were used to induce repentance.
Death was seldom inflicted, persecution was worldwide and many church leaders perished.
Many as Fifty were killed and buried together, because of the multitudes that were slaughtered.