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Filioque


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The word inserted in the Western version of the Nicene Creed to assert the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Ghost from the Son as well as from the Father, which is not admitted by the Eastern Church. It was one of the central issues in the Great Schism of 1054.

Filioque is Latin, literally ‘and from the Son’.

Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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