Council of Chalcedon

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  • Council of Chalcedon — Date 451 A.D. Accepted by Roman Catholics, Old Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, Lutherans Previous council First Council of Ephesus Next council Second Council of Constantinople …   Wikipedia

  • Council of Chalcedon —     Council of Chalcedon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Chalcedon     The Fourth Ecumenical Council, held in 451, from 8 October until 1 November inclusive, at Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor. Its principal purpose was to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Council of Chalcedon — noun the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ • Syn: ↑Chalcedon • Hypernyms: ↑ecumenical council …   Useful english dictionary

  • Council of Chalcedon, Council of Europe, etc. — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chalcedon — • A titular see of Asia Minor. The city was founded 676 B. C. by the Megarians on the Bithynian coast, opposite the place where a little later Byzantium rose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Chalcedon     Chalcedon …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Council of Vienne — Date 1311 1312 Accepted by Roman Catholicism Previous council Second Council of Lyons Next council Council of Constance Convoked by Pope …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcedon (titular see) — Chalcedon (Italian Calcedonia) is a Catholic titular see, having the status of archdiocese.[1] During the seventeenth century, the title Bishop of Chalcedon was officially given to the Roman Catholic Bishop of England after 1623. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcedon — This article is about an ancient town in Asia Minor. For the Ecumenical Council of the year 451, see Council of Chalcedon. For the American religious/political organization, see Chalcedon Foundation. For the mineral, see Chalcedony. For… …   Wikipedia

  • council — /kown seuhl/, n. 1. an assembly of persons summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice. 2. a body of persons specially designated or selected to act in an advisory, administrative, or legislative capacity: the governor s… …   Universalium

  • Chalcedon Foundation — The Chalcedon Foundation is a Christian Reconstructionist organization founded by Rousas John Rushdoony. Named for the Council of Chalcedon,[1] it has also included well known theologians such as Gary North, who later founded his own organization …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcedon, Council of —    The Fourth Ecumenical Council, held in Chalcedon (q.v.) in 451. This council was presided over by the emperor Marcian (q.v.), and it marked a personal victory for his consort Pulcheria (q.v.). The 449 Robber Council of Ephesus (q.v.) was… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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