Introducing “Credo House Clips”: Important theological issues in three minutes!
Have you put on weight Michael?
I’m really, really enjoying these, Michael. Can you make them available as a iTunes Podcast so that we can collect them on our iDevices and watch and share them?
Most people have heard of Nicea (if for no other reason, than having heard of the Nicean Creed). But another eucemenical council that, it seems to me anyway, was more important theologically was Chalcedon, which decided on the issue of Christology, and is one of the only eucemenical councils (along with Nicea and Jerusalem) that protestants recognize.
Geez – 5 ‘dislikes’ and ‘poorly rated’. That’s new to me.
FYI everyone, in the interests of integrity, this wasn’t a smart-alecky jibe. It was an off-the cuff spontaneous question. CMP used to have his facial picture posted on the right hand side of his home page and looked different. It took me a few seconds to realize it was him on the video.
If I wasn’t cyber-posting and dropped in for a visit at the Credo House I probably would have asked him the same question in person. Have we become that politically correct and sensitive that we take offence at such a straight forward question?
In any case, please accept my most sincere apologies if I caused an offense. Life goes on!
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Were there women in the council? If not, why?
Response to # 6. Justin Schlosser:
Question: Were there women in the council?
Answer: Well, no.
Question: If not, why?
Answer: Why must there be? Women in ministry is really another issue, and should not even be a retroactive consideration here.
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