The Councils of Basel and Ferrara/Florence: Pope Eugenius IV

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9780199264575
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191698958 | DOI:

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

The Councils of Basel and Ferrara/Florence: Pope Eugenius IV

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This chapter discusses the Council of Basel, conciliar ecumenism and Pope Eugenius IV's excommunication, Venice to Ferrara and debate about purgatory, the Filioque, the doctrinal definition on the procession of the Spirit, as affirming both being ‘from the Father and the Son’ and being ‘from the Father’; and the reconciliation of Armenians in Poland.

Keywords: Council of Basel; Pope Eugenius IV; purgatory; doctrinal definition; Spirit; Father; Son; Armenians

Chapter.  7354 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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