Table of Contents
- 1 What are 3 causes of the Great Schism in Christianity?
- 2 Why did the Christian church experience a schism in the Middle Ages?
- 3 When did the church split into East and West?
- 4 What was the church called before the Great Schism?
- 5 Can a Catholic go to an Orthodox church?
- 6 Does the Holy Spirit come from the Father and the Son?
- 7 Which came first Catholic or Christianity?
- 8 What caused the split between the Catholic and Orthodox churches?
- 9 Whats the difference between the Holy Spirit and the Father?
- 10 What are the three creeds of Christianity?
- 11 What’s the difference between Nicene and Apostles Creed?
What are 3 causes of the Great Schism in Christianity?
The Three causes of the Great Schism in Christianity are:
- Dispute over the use of images in the church.
- The addition of the Latin word Filioque to the Nicene Creed.
- Dispute about who is the leader or head of the church.
Why did the Christian church experience a schism in the Middle Ages?
The “official” schism in 1054 was the excommunication of Patriarch Michael Cerularius of Constantinople, followed by his excommunication of papal legates. Both groups are descended from the Early Church, both acknowledge the apostolic succession of each other’s bishops and the validity of each other’s sacraments.
When did the church split into East and West?
|Cause||Ecclesiastical differences Theological and Liturgical disputes|
|Participants||Pope Leo IX Ecumenical Patriarch Michael I Cerularius|
|Outcome||Permanent split of the two churches into the modern-day Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churches|
What was the church called before the Great Schism?
“We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic church”. Eastern Orthodox and Western Roman Catholics have restated this creed as a profession of beliefs since the fourth century AD. Thus the pre schism church is properly called the catholic church with a date or text next to it which denotes it as pre-schism.
Can a Catholic go to an Orthodox church?
Both Catholics and Protestants are welcome to attend the Orthodox Mass but they CANNOT take Holy Communion, the Orthodox Priest is not allowed to give it to them.
Does the Holy Spirit come from the Father and the Son?
The Christian doctrine of the Trinity (Latin: Trinitas, lit. ‘triad’, from Latin: trinus “threefold”) holds that God is one God, and exists in the form of three coeternal and consubstantial persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit.
Which came first Catholic or Christianity?
Originally there were 5. Catholics are Christians, and historically were the first Christians. But if by Christianity you mean Anglicans and all their divisions, then Catholics are like 1500 years older. The term Catholic was first used at the end of the first century, the term Catholic means “Universal”.
What caused the split between the Catholic and Orthodox churches?
The Great Schism came about due to a complex mix of religious disagreements and political conflicts. One of the many religious disagreements between the western (Roman) and eastern (Byzantine) branches of the church had to do with whether or not it was acceptable to use unleavened bread for the sacrament of communion.
Whats the difference between the Holy Spirit and the Father?
The Father is the Creator of everything, and so therefore is our real Father. The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of the Father, and is the Third person of the Holy Trinity. Jesus called Him the Helper when He ascended into Heaven. He said that the Father would send The Helper who would be with us for all time.
What are the three creeds of Christianity?
Ecumenical creeds is an umbrella term used in Lutheran tradition to refer to three creeds: the Nicene Creed, the Apostles’ Creed and the Athanasian Creed. These creeds are also known as the catholic or universal creeds.
What’s the difference between Nicene and Apostles Creed?
Apostles Creed vs Nicene Creed The difference between Apostles and Nicene Creeds is that the Apostles’ Creed is used during Baptism while the Nicene Creed is mainly linked with the death of Jesus Christ. It is recited in the course of Lent and Easter.