The Early Christians, Episode 4: The Threat of Heresy
Who was Arius? Why was his doctrine so influential in the Roman world? The errors around the concepts of Jesus God and Jesus Man. The rapid spread of the Arian heresy fueled by power politics. Its geographical expansion and its permanence in time spells deep fears and new ideas on how to prevent or halt the propagation of heresies. This would eventually prepare the ground for the Inquisition centuries later.
Publisher: Ignatius Press