Key Facts:

Date 346
Location Jerusalem
Summonded by Maximus
Purpose To confirm Athanasius’ restoration to communion
Ancient Descriptions
Athanasius, Apol. c. Ar. 57 Hist. Ar. 25; Socrates, HE 2.24.1-3a; Sozomen, HE 3.21.5b-3.22

Surviving Documents:

Letter from the Council of Jerusalem


Timothy D. Barnes,  Athanasius and Constantius: Theology and Politics in the Constantinian Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993), 92.

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