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Historic Church Building, First Council of Nicaea, and Planting Seeds

It was fascinating to hear about the discovery of an underwater church building in Turkey, that is likely to be the place where the First Council of Nicaea took place. The ruins were found in a lake in the city of Iznik, which was formerly known as Nicaea. The church structure was destroyed in 740 AD as a result of an earthquake, and as a result “sunk into the lake.” Taking into account the assertion it may have been the actual Basilica where consensus was attained concerning […]

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