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Who is the Logos? Men brawled in bars and beat each other to death in the streets over this question, a controversy which came to a head at the Council of Nicea. There a fringe group of peace-loving, communal worshipers of a crucified PalestinianMoreWho is the Logos? Men brawled in bars and beat each other to death in the streets over this question, a controversy which came to a head at the Council of Nicea. There a fringe group of peace-loving, communal worshipers of a crucified Palestinian prophet took over the Roman empire and begin an odyssey that would transform the world as we know it.In this information age, rumors fly about the Council of Nicea. From fictions spread by noted university professors to the _Da Vinci Code_, and even to the Glenn Beck show, everyone counts himself an expert on the most significant transformation of Christianity in history.Paul Pavao, webmaster of Christian History for Everyman, not only tells you the story of the most world-changing century of Christianity since the apostles, He puts the original sources in your hand, letting you read the words of the participants in the council and in the battles that preceded and followed the council itself. Youll never wonder again what really happened at the Council of Nicea.Was the Emperor Constantine a Christian or a worshiper of Apollo, out to mold Christianity into pagan hybrid?Was the Trinity invented at Nicea?Were the books of the Bible decided upon at the Council of Nicea?Youll not only know the answers to all these questions, you will relive the events of it in the words of the early Christians. No other century has influenced Christianity, and possible the whole western world, like the fourth. You will understand why. You will understand the issues, and maybe, just maybe, you will even begin to care about them.