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Councils of Arabia

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In 246 and 247 two councils were held at Bostra in Arabia against Beryllus, Bishop of the see, and others who maintained with him that the soul perished and arose again with the body. Origen was present at these synods, and convinced these heretics of their errors (Eusebius, Church History VI.19; Baronius, Ann. Eccl. ad an., 249, sect. 6-8).


Sources

HARNACK, Mission und Ausbreitung des Christentums (1902); WRIGHT, Early Christianity in Arabia, (London, 1855); MANSI, Coll. Conc., I, 787.

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APA citation. Shahan, T. (1907). Councils of Arabia. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01674b.htm

MLA citation. Shahan, Thomas. "Councils of Arabia." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01674b.htm>.

Transcription. This article was transcribed for New Advent by John Fobian. In memory of Helen L. Johnson.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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