Thursday, October 16, 2008

Abstract: Filioque Contra Mark of Ephesus

This under-construction post will discuss the following bogus arguments of anti-Filioquists [red = already addressed in main post]:
*The replies of St. Cyril of Alexandria (Doctor) to Nestorian Bishop Theodoret of Cyrus
*The statement of Pope St. Zachary that the Holy Spirit abides in the Son
*St. Gregory the Great Theologian of Nazianzus (Doctor) on the monarchy of the Father
*Pope St. Gregory I the Great Dialogist of Rome and the Mystagogy of Patriarch St. Photius I the Great of Constantinople
*The opposition of Pope St. Leo III to the addition of Filioque in the Creed
*Bishop St. Dionysius the Areopagite of Athens on the monarchy of the Father
*St. Justin Martyr the Philosopher of Alexandria on the Trinitarian relations
*Letter of Pope Adrian I to Patriarch St. Tarasius of Constantinople during the Seventh Ecumenical Council of Nicaea II (787)
*The silence of Pope Vigilius on Filioque
*The silence of Pope St. Agatho on Filioque
*Pope John VIII of Rome and the Photian synod of 879-880
*St. Maximus the Confessor of Constantinople on the monarchy of the Father
*The canonicity of the Latin addition of Filioque to the Creed
*The statement of Leontius of Caesarea at the Council of Nicaea
*Patriarch St. Athanasius the Great of Alexandria on the monarchy of the Father
*St. Gregory Thaumaturgus of Neocaesarea on the Trinitarian relations
*Patriarch St. Photius I the Great of Constantinople and perfect procession from the Father
*Patriarch St. Photius I the Great of Constantinople and a text of King St. David the Psalmist
*The difference of "through the Son" vs. "and the Son"
*The interpretation of Metropolitan Mark of Ephesus of a text of Bishop St. Basil the Great of Caesarea on the Holy Spirit
*The Essence-Energies distinction in the Church Fathers
*The subordination and inferiority of power of the Holy Spirit allegedly resulting from Filioque
*Patriarch St. Photius I the Great of Constantinople and the Semi-Sabellian monster
*The Cappadocian Principle

[UNDER CONSTRUCTION]

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