Hmmm these folks also seem to have a very peculiar view of history:
. Origen was a follower of Arius. Origen denied that man was born in original sin, and further Origen believed that the Humanity of Jesus Christ was also to be worshipped.
1) Origen lived BEFORE Arius 3d century), and died somewhere around the 260-ies, whereas Arius lived in the 4th century and died shortly after the Nicene Council (324).
And do I notice they reject worshipping Jesus' humanity? Does this not make them Nestorian heretics? Their jesus seems to be a schizo, not at all the One Jesus Christ we know to be the Incarnate Word of God.
This also explains why Origen was excommunicated. He was known to be attempting to fraudulently change the Manuscripts. The Early Church knew this, they held him accountable, and Origen was excommunicated. The Early Church in Egypt was profoundly affected by Origen.
Rather, St. Demetrios (his bishop) excommunicateds him for two reasons 1) his alleged self-castration 2) his having been ordained priest by another Bishop under whose jurisdiction he did not belong. Once again their historical accuracy is uhm,.. flawed (to put it nicely).
Eusebius (the Mentor to the Emperor Constantine) was a follower of Arius and Origen.
Assuming they are referring to Eusebius of Ceasarea and not Eusebius of Nicomedia (who was indeed a staunch unrepentant Arian, and who baptized Emperor Constantine) , they are once again wrong. Eusebius signed the definition of Nicea, out of conviction, not by force or fear. The only reluctance he (and many others at the time) had was the fact that the term "homoousios" had been used heretically by Valentinus the Gnostic and Paul of Samosata, and that it might imply God to be "material" for the Greek word "ousia" simply means substance. It was not until the great St. Athanasius of Alexandria (who took his basic christological teaching precisely from Origen) that the true significance and deeply spiritual truth of the Nicene definition came to be recognized and developed.
Eusebius was a follower of Origen, yes, just like Sts. Athanasios, Basil the Great and Gregorios the Theologian (who compiled a "Philokalia" of Origen which is till extant), Gregorios of Nyssa, Maximos the Confessor, etc etc. But Eusebius was not a follower of Arius, nor were the mentioned saints who also followed Origen's christology and trinitarianism.
Eusebius persuaded Constantine to Establish a Church Council in 325 at Nicea. After this was done, Eusebius used the power of the Roman Empire to create his own official Church Denomination, which was the Roman Catholic Church.
Actually,.. None of the Eusebiuses of the day did so,.. the advisor to the Emperor concerning matters of the Church was Hosius of Cordoba, and the suggestion to a Council (to which the Church was somewhat accustomed) came from Hosius. Also Eusebius NEVER founded a Church,.. Nor could he have,..and certainly not the Roman
Catholic Church (the See of which resides in Rome and not Ceasarea or Constantinopel). Also,.. the RC as separated from the Orthodox Church did not exist until her popes lead her into the schism of 1054.
And In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the doctrines of the Early Christians were altered and changed by the Church Councils that came AFTER the first 6 Early Church Councils.
From what I've read, these people are hardly qualified to make this judgment. They have shown a very poor if not completely confused and erratic knowledge of Church History, and they consequently fail to grasp the teachings of the Councils. So much so, that they seem to have fallen prey to the heresy of Nestorianism!
Their errors are easily understood however, if one considers that the only knowledge they have of Church History is that which they have gleaned from reading the backflaps of the various volumes on the subject without paying too much attention even to that. No stupidity and ignorance are as poisenous and as incurable as are willfull stupidity and ignorance. I am afraid these people are what might be called "fools for the devil" and they don't even know it.
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Puhleeeeezzze,.. Where do we begin? Their inaccuracies are so abundant and so intertwined,.. One is at a loss where to begin to correct them! Let us pray God may find a way to do it, so that they may become partakers of the salvation in Jesus Christ they deny themselves.