Key Facts:

Date 376
Location Iconium
Chaired by Amphilochius of Iconium
Purpose To oppose Macedonian heretics who denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit
Key Events Amphilochius confirmed the validity of the Nicene Creed, condemned the Arians and pneumatochoi, and confirmed an orthodox theology of the Trinity and the Holy Spirit
Primary Source Attestation Synodical letter can be found at PG 39, 93ff.


Simonetti, M. “Iconium” in Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014)

Butler, Alban. “St. Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium, Confessor” in The Lives of the Saints, 1866.

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