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Coursework sample - History of Christian Thought Review Questions.
Religion and Theology
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The emperor Julian 2) together with his half-brother Gallus was the only survivor of the mass purge and massacre of Constantine’s family; 3) remembered how he had been placed under the care of Mardonius, a enunch, perhaps a Gothic slave, whose puritan values and love of the…
ht the Alamanni (Germanic tribes) off guard and decimated their army of 30,000 capturing their king Chnodomar and killing 6,000 of his troops; 2) was proclaimed Augustus after being hoisted, Germanic fashion on a shield; 4) was designated as the new emperor by Constantius, who struck down, probably with malaria, died at the age of 44 in Cilicia.
14. Julian 2) that all tax collectors be reminded that after five years’ work they could be challenged to answer complaints of fraud; 4) hoped to establish a pagan priesthood of high moral integrity and exemplary standing.
16. Julian made a concerted effort 2) to leave Christians alone but to prefer pagans for official appointments; 3) to show how social neglect had aided the Christian triumph; 6) to restore the temple in Jerusalem
24. Ambrose of Milan 1) was consecrated as Bishop after he had been baptized and rushed through various ecclesiastical grades in 8 days; 4) molded Western Christian liturgy and hymnody in the direction of congregational life; 5) aimed at bringing prominent Illyrian bishops to trial for heresy before their fellow bishops and thus strike a decisive blow at Arian Christianity in the West.
3.Theodosuis: Since in the summer of 390, the inhabitants of Thessalonica rioted and killed one of his officers, he had the citizens invited to the amphitheater ostensibly for a special show, but then had them all massacred.
1.Ambrose: As the most influential cleric in the West in his time, he and not the Pope did more for the overthrow of Afrianism and paganism and for establishing the superiority of the Church over the State than anyone else.
28. Basil, the Great 1) was one of the venerable exemplars of orthodox doctrine and the ascetic way of life; 3) was strongly anti-subordinationist and remained an opponent of Sabellianism; 4) regarded the Pope as “stuck-up and haughty, seated somewhere up above and on that account unable to hear those on the ground, who were telling the truth.”
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