Saint Cyril Of Jerusalem: Start Of The Heresy Of Arianism

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Saint Cyril of Jerusalem While we do not know much about the early years of Cyril, we do know that he was born in 315. He was born several years before the start of the heresy of Arianism. Arianism is the heresy that Jesus was not divine or one in being with the Father. ( He was born in Jerusalem. He grew up in a Christian family. Cyril always spoke very highly of his parents. Cyril always spoke of how the Nativity looked before the people had changed them. He said these things almost as if he had been there. He was a part of the group called the Solitaries. These were men who lived in the cities by themselves but they were completely chaste and lived a life of service.
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