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One of the most enduring myths today about the Council of Nicaea is that the council members voted on which books to include in the Bible. This myth is sometimes expanded to include Emperor Constantine as some driving political force behind the formation of the canon. This, in actuality, is almost certainly a fable. Dive into the historical evidence to see why.
Shared on: 20 Dec 2016
20 Canon Laws from Nicaea: http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/3801.htm
Theodoret Ecclesiastical History: http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/27021.htm
Athanasius De Decretis: http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/2809.htm
Athanasius Festal Letter info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_letter
Voltaire Dictionnaire Philosophique Section 3: (see edition: Oeuvres Completes de Voltaire, 1874, p. 357).
Synodicon Vetus (out of print): http://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/books-in-print/the-synodicon-vetus
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