Key Facts:

Date ca. 220-225
Location Carthage
Summoned By Aggripinus, one of Cyprian’s predecessor’s
Purpose To examine baptisms performed by heretics
Key Events The council decided that baptisms performed by heretics were invalid; forbade clerics from becoming guardians or trustees.

Bibliography

Munier, Ch. “Carthage” inĀ Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014)

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Last updated: 1-24-2019

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