of, or relating to those early Christians who lived before the council of Nicea in 325AD

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  • Ante-Nicene Fathers — The Ante Nicene Fathers , subtitled The Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325 , is a collection of books in 10 volumes (one volume is indexes) containing English translations of the majority of Early Christian writings. The period covers the… …   Wikipedia

  • ante-Nicene — /an tee nuy seen , nuy seen/, adj. of or pertaining to the Christian church or period before the Nicene Council of A.D. 325. Also, ante Nicaean /an tee nuy see euhn/. * * * …   Universalium

  • ante-Nicene — Prior to the year 325 A. D. when the first general council met at Nicea in Asia Minor and promulgated the Nicene creed …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ante-nicene — an·te ni·cene …   English syllables

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  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers — Christianity portal A Select Library of the Nicene and Post Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, usually known as the Nicene and Post Nicene Fathers (NPNF), is a set of books containing translations of early Christian writings into English. It …   Wikipedia

  • ante-nicaean — adjective see ante nicene …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Source-language versions of the Nicene Creed — The Nicene Creed, first composed in 325 and revised in 381, is a creed that summarises the orthodox faith of the Christian Church. It was written in Greek, and this remains the definitive source version for all churches that recognise it. Some… …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Christianity — This article is about the timeline of Christianity beginning with Jesus. For the timeline, see Biblical chronology. For the history of Christianity, see History of Christianity. For the timeline of the Roman Catholic Church, see Timeline of the… …   Wikipedia

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