Early Church Conflicts: Arianism and Iconoclasm


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Iconoclasm occurred during the _____

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1. Who led the first Byzantine iconoclast movement?

2. How was the Arian Christianity's view of the Holy Trinity different from the Catholic's view?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the ideological conflicts in the early Christian church. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know key terminology and figures from the lesson, including the term for the ruination of religious icons and the name of the individual responsible for Arian Christianity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The person responsible for Arian Christianity
  • The term denoting the belief that the Holy Trinity are all made from the same being
  • The word that refers to the destruction of religious icons
  • The person who led the first Byzantine iconoclast movement
  • The belief that the beings in the Holy Trinity are separate but formed from a similar substance

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson the early Christian church
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the ideological conflicts in the early Christian church and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding beliefs about the Holy Trinity

Additional Learning

Strengthen your knowledge of the theological issues with which the early Christian church dealt by viewing the lesson called Early Church Conflicts: Arianism and Iconoclasm. It covers the following objectives:

  • Define exactly what the Nicene Creed is
  • Identify the person responsible for Arian Christianity
  • Explain differing beliefs on the Holy Trinity
  • Identify the person who led the first Byzantine iconoclast movement
  • Examine the reasoning behind the destruction of icons