Cappadocian Fathers

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::''There is another group, of 13 saints, known as "Cappadocian Fathers" (or "[[Syrian Fathers]]") from the sixth century who are considered the founders of Georgian [[monasticism]], commemorated on [[May 7]].''
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The '''Cappadocian Fathers''' are '''Ss. [[Basil the Great]], [[Gregory the Theologian]], and [[Gregory of Nyssa]]''', who were [[bishop]]s in Cappadocia (now central Turkey) in the fourth century.  They, along with St. [[Athanasius the Great]], laid the pattern for formulating the [[doctrine]]s related to the mystery of the [[Holy Trinity]].
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==See also==
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*[[Filioque]]
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*[[First Ecumenical Council]]
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*[[Nicene Creed]]
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*[[Three Holy Hierarchs]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.goarch.org/en/ourfaith/articles/article8062.asp The First Ecumenical Council] ([[GOARCH]])
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*[http://mariannedorman.homestead.com/CappadocianFathers.html Arianism, Macedonianism, Apoolinarianism and the Cappadocian Fathers]
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*[[:Wikipedia:Cappadocian Fathers|''Cappadocian Fathers'' on Wikipedia]]
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{{Spirituality/wide}}
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[[Category:Bishops]]
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[[Category:Church Fathers]]
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[[Category:Saints]]
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[[ro:Părinţii capadocieni]]
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