The Story of the Church -9: The 6th and 7th Ecumenical Councils

Sunday of Orthodoxy

The 6th and 7th Ecumenical Councils continued the Christological definition of the person of Jesus Christ. The 6th Council discussed and defined the two energies and wills of Christ. The 7th Council defeated Iconoclasm and returned the use of icons into the Church by decreeing that Christ was in truth full Human and fully Divine. The final defeat of this heresy was celebrated with the celebration of the Sunday of Orthodoxy March 11, 843